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Vessel Info: looking to purchase a Carver 325 in Australia and would like to read some information. Joined both Carver groups on Facebook and followed this FB link to here :-)
Location: Tasmania,
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Re: Hi all, from Australia.

Postby AussieCarver » February 23rd, 2019, 9:56 pm

bud37 wrote:Source of the post Heh there Pete....now I don't have a 325 ,but, the most efficient slow speed for fuel is at hull speed.....now for that you will need the waterline length, which my guess would be about 27 feet...that will give you the hull speed for a planing style hull.....just google the formula. I am going to guess again here about 6-7 knots tops, after that you are pushing water until on plane, very inefficient...


Thanks, bud37
It's hull speed or planning speed (anything in between the two is just pushing water), cheers :-)
I'll do the math on hull speed, now all I need is the minimum planning speed and I'm halfway through my quandry.

Cheers, Pete :-)


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