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Old 01-17-2006, 03:57 PM
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they are roughly the same size as our supercats (all new boats are between 40'-44' and older boats are grandfathered in at 39'4"-48')....the 44 mti runs over there and is basically the same as the supercat mti with a bustle and rudder... due to restrictors on the engines, they run the boats as loose as possible, really loose.... especially MP's latest creations (the latest rash of photos of the victory boats flying upside down and backwards...) and they are running much faster race speeds than our supercats...
The videos ive seen of the boats blowing over in UIM were because when they were coming aroudn the corner, 2 of the boats seemed to get caught in the rooster tail of the lead boat. Since water doesnt compress in the tunnel like air, the boats became airborn, basically floating on the rooster tail. Anyone with a cat that travels at high speed in groups has to be aware of this posibility. It is also covered in Tres Martins class.
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Old 01-17-2006, 04:03 PM
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The videos ive seen of the boats blowing over in UIM were because when they were coming aroudn the corner, 2 of the boats seemed to get caught in the rooster tail of the lead boat. Since water doesnt compress in the tunnel like air, the boats became airborn, basically floating on the rooster tail. Anyone with a cat that travels at high speed in groups has to be aware of this posibility. It is also covered in Tres Martins class.
very true fact, but the videos from this years flips and almost flips were not from rooster tails, but setup and running the boat extremely loose.... watch the victory 77 boat go over with nobody if front of them... (pole position) i would assume only a couple of blowovers only happen in corners like the maritimo video, i think that was an isolted incident with a very high speed corner....

http://www.class-1.com/video.asp?video=7
http://www.class-1.com/video.asp?video=9

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I love Lamborghini!! You can never mistake the sound of that V-12!!
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Old 01-17-2006, 04:31 PM
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very true fact, but the videos from this years flips and almost flips were not from rooster tails, but setup and running the boat extremely loose.... watch the victory 77 boat go over with nobody if front of them... (pole position) i would assume only a couple of blowovers only happen in corners like the maritimo video, i think that was an isolted incident with a very high speed corner....

http://www.class-1.com/video.asp?video=7
http://www.class-1.com/video.asp?video=9
Yeah thats pretty loose
I was thinking of this one
http://www.class-1.com/video.asp?video=2
and another one i cant seem to find anymore.
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Old 01-17-2006, 04:55 PM
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didn't magnum offer v-12 BPMs back in the 70's? and weren't they Italian?
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Old 01-17-2006, 06:18 PM
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i could have sworn the Jotun boat was widened and stretched a littlle but the memory is foggy....
with the 40/44 rule, i doubt they stretched it and it doesn't look any wider than any other MTI....
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Old 01-17-2006, 06:23 PM
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with the 40/44 rule, i doubt they stretched it and it doesn't look any wider than any other MTI....
If I remember Randy said it was a standard running surface.
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Old 01-17-2006, 06:28 PM
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If I remember Randy said it was a standard running surface.
after looking at some pics, it is the older 60" tunnel version...
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Pete

Those engines came out of Chairman of the Board. If anyone can redo those engines, Innovation Marine can. I believe Don Johnson's engines went in that black Sutphen.
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after looking at some pics, it is the older 60" tunnel version...
That's not the fast one. Are they trading up this year?
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