Wide-keeled boat hull with multiple, straight line planing surfaces
Planing boat hull
High speed boat hull
Bottom exhaust high speed boat
ApplicationNo. 207580 filed on 06/16/1988
US Classes:114/291, Stepped hull114/61.33V-shaped bottom
ExaminersPrimary: Basinger, Sherman D.
Assistant: Avila, Stephen
Attorney, Agent or Firm
Foreign Patent References
International ClassB63B 001/00
Foreign Application Priority Data1987-06-16 AU
AbstractA planing boat hull including a bow, a transom, a keel and an underside having:a. a transverse step adjacent the transom which extends partially the width of the underside; andb. a recess bounded by the transverse step and a pair of side walls and having an open transom end.The hull underside may further include a pair of substantially planar portions wherein each portion is located adjacent to a respective side wall of the recess. The hull underside may further include a plurality of lift strakes including an outermost lift strake terminating at or adjacent the transom, one or more intermediate lift strakes terminating short of the transom and the outermost lift strake and an innermost lift strake located adjacent to the keel terminating short of the transom end(s) of the one or more intermediate lift strakes.