Boat Design Comparison

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Drawings Body Plan Drawing
Petrel "Play" Petrel Play Strip Planked Recreational Sea Kayak Side Drawing Petrel Play Wood Strips Touring Kayak Plan View Petrel Play Strip Built Recreational Sea Kayak Bow View Drawing
Petrel Petrel Strip Built Sea Kayak Side View Petrel Strip Built Sea Kayak Top View Petrel Strip Built Sea Kayak Front View


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)
Petrel "Play" 14.00 23.50 13.15 22.75 240.00 4.11 16.00 18.70 45.00 11.50
Petrel 17.00 20.00 15.00 19.90 245.00 4.10 16.50 20.20 46.00 11.00

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
Petrel "Play" 0.52 0.44 0.84 0.64 0.77 76.00 49.90 0.98 6.40
Petrel 0.55 0.36 0.83 0.67 0.75 78.00 63.70 0.12 6.40