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Old 04-15-2003, 05:35 AM
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"steps" are there to introduce more air under the hull and give more lift to the hull causing less drag (friction with the water, shorter running surface...). I'm by far no expert on this, but from reports by reputable sources, some manufacturers seem to have it dialed in better than others. - as far as the placement and size of the step. Most complaints tend to be handling in turns with poorly spaced or overly aggressive steps. It is also said that steps are only effective on a 30'+ boat.
Hope that explains a little. Just my limited knowledge.
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Old 04-15-2003, 06:58 AM
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27' activator has steps. Ran F-1 and kicked ass.
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Old 04-15-2003, 09:34 AM
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see if you can find a pic of the bottom of a batbat they have like 7 steps in them..
Now what in the hell is a batbat???
 
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Now what in the hell is a batbat???

thats when you smash 2 Batboats together and they no longer float they are usally found on the ocean floor
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Old 04-15-2003, 11:33 AM
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A stepped hull Cigarette with lets just say 500hp's, will smoke a conventional hull with the same power.

More bang for the buck
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this is a non-stepped v-hull
HEHE Hey thats ME!
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Old 04-15-2003, 02:03 PM
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yeah i figured the pic showed offthe bottom well
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