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by Ricsalop
Sun Feb 10, 2019 7:48 pm
Forum: Boats
Topic: Press release: AC50 catamaran will do 20mph SOG against a 10mph tide in zero wind?
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Re: Press release: AC50 catamaran will do 20mph SOG against a 10mph tide in zero wind?

A thought on the AC50 conundrum viewed from the basic lift equation. 2L= Cl. Ro.V^2.A If ignor the piranhas and crocodiles and tentatively suggest that for maximum veloicity the foil in the water would need to maximise its lift as will the foil in the air. (Both foils utilizing the same foil profile...