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Re: Strip: Bjorn Thomasson HUNTER project start

While it is correct that Greenland style kayaks are generally not very fast (short waterline and low Cp), the east Greenland style sloping stems means that the waterline, while short at low speeds for maneuverability, becomes longer at higher speeds due to the bow and stern wave climbing the stems – which means the faster you paddle the higher the possible top speed (dynamic speed function with a logarithmic twist ;-)

With a long and narrow kayak like Hunter you will also get a speed bonus from a favorable L/B ratio, pushing the top speed a little further by easing the abrupt increase in wave building resistance around the hull speed break point.

And on top of that: like old Engish sports cars Greenland kayaks may not be very fast, but sitting low in the water with a very low sheer, they certainly give the impression of speed...

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