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As part of my research for a story I was writing, I once asked a fellow marine writer, who was also a well-known naval architect, to explain the basics of hull design. His answer was short and pithy. A layman could easily spend hours, if not days and years, poring over textbooks and tomes that explain such arcane at least to the average boater concepts as warp and prismatic coefficient.
In either the open-bow or cuddy version, the 23 Excalibur is striking. Not all sportboat buyers have the same needs. Some demand the open spaces of a bowrider.
No problem, within 45 minutes you have reached the Lorentz locks at Kornwerderzand. Depending on the wind force and the tides, you will reach Harlingen after 2. The following morning you start your island round trip, Terschelling, Vlieland, Texel
A leeboard is a form of pivoting keel used by a sailboat in lieu of a fixed keel. Typically mounted in pairs on each side of a hull, leeboards function much like a centreboardallowing shallow draft craft to ply waters fixed keel boats cannot. Only one, however, the leewardis used at a time, as it does not get lifted from the water when the boat heels under the force of the wind.
Flat bottom boats come in a variety of styles and designs. They also have many different functions from the popular recreational gondolas and narrowboats to the workhorses of the water — the barge and Jon boat. So with such variations in design and function what makes a flat bottom boat a flat bottom boat?
We like to provide our guests with the opportunity to gain more experiences with our sailing instructions. When you do have the sailing experience, but not enough experience with a flat bottom ship, or you just want to expand your knowlegde; an instructionweekend is your solution! These weekends will be organized during spring and are led by a real expert with great experiences.