Boat Design Comparison

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Drawings Body Plan Drawing
"Io" Childs Kayak Single Sheet of Plywood Kids Kayak Profile Single Sheet of Plywood Small Kids Kayak Top View Simple Stitch and Glue Childs Kayak Body Plan
Ganymede Ganymede Stitch and Glue Kayak Profile Drawing Ganymede Easy Plywood Kayak Top View Ganymede Simple Plywood Kayak Body Plan


Length (Ft) Beam (In) Beam Gunnel (in) Waterline Length (Ft) Waterline Beam (In) Design Displacement (Lbs) Draft (In) Waterplane Area (Sq Ft) Wetted Area (Sq Ft) Surface Area (Sq Ft) Volume (Cu Ft)
"Io" Childs Kayak 7.00 19.00 6.60 17.50 75.00 3.00 6.30 8.35 17.30 1.27
Ganymede 13.00 25.00 12.22 22.90 250.00 4.38 15.17 20.59 47.80 12.25

Secondary Measurements

Prismatic Coefficient Block Coef Midship Area Coefficient Waterplane Area Coefficient Lateral Plane Coef Sinkage Moments to change trim 1 inch Righting Moment at 1 degree Vertical Center of Gravity above DWL
"Io" Childs Kayak 0.56 0.54 0.95 0.95 0.78 0.02 0.00 -0.22 7.50
Ganymede 0.56 0.53 0.96 0.65 3.42 72.00 47.18 0.05 6.13