Hooks and Rockers

 

 

hook2 hooks can have a serious affect on hull performance.

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hull The planning surface of the hull should be as straight as possible.

 

rocker This boat has a problem with the nose staying up all the time. A closer look shows a slight rocker in the hull.

 

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roller Trailers should be setup so that the rear roller supports the boats transom. This image shows the hull overhanging.

 

 

 

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