University of Wisconsin–Madison

Hull Shape

Let’s count the total number of kayaks that Greg, Doug and Dress have designed…. [chirp… chirp…]

Well at least we can explain, from an academic viewpoint, what the different hull features do for a boat design. Some interesting features include

  • Rocker
  • Chines
  • Length of water line
  • Stability
  • Weathercocking

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