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Old 12-09-2008, 11:11 PM
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Now that is a cool find!

I've seen a lot of boats, but not these. Anyone wanna venture a guess on how they would ride, handle and how fast they would go?

I wonder when and if they would pack air and lift. With that much area under it once it lifted whoa baby!
I am just pointing some things that I see there. The sponsons are pretty flat. That is going to make a really fast boat, the problem is that any chop at all and it will be all over the place.

The tunnel is shallow so it should pack a lot of air once it is at speed, but who knows at what speed. I would guess htat there is power trim back there to help with handling.

I would bet also that new prop technology might make those things more user friendly.

Great find. If they give them away cheap, I might be interested in one for the collection.
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Switzer Craft made a hull that looked like those.

They did?....... When?

IF...... they were "raced"...I never saw them...and I've seen a few races.

Very low dihedral...the term "IMPAC" probably refers to the shots your back takes in choppy water......

Frankly they look like crap.

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