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Design and analyze the performance of your Vee hull or Vee-pad hull; with ALL the features of TBDP.  Know how your boat will perform the easy way!  Optimize vee-pad design!
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Books "Secrets of Tunnel Boat Design©" 13th edition (book)
"Everything you need to know about tunnel hull design & performance, also modified vee hulls, vee hulls, including History of tunnel boats, performance prediction and optimization, including detailed calculations."
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  "History of Tunnel Boat Design©" (book)
History of tunnel boat design, evolution of design and performance of tunnel hulls.
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  "Secrets of Propeller Design©" (book)
(History & Design of Propellers)

fundamentals of propeller design, Pitch, Rake, Skew, Venting, Cupping, Propeller Types, Cavitation, Ventilation, Blowout, Slip, Nosecones, Labbing, Gearcase design, Surface Drives, and Speed Calculation formulae; also propeller design history
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  How to Go Faster in your Tunnel & Vee Hull Boats  
Discussion
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What's New today...08/24/14

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TBDP/VBDP Version 8.2 Released!

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Author Jim Russell explains "The Anatomy of Propellers - the engineering basics of how a propeller works"

PB&RIB - May 2014
PowerBoat&RIB magazine

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Advanced aerodynamics and cavity drag analysis gives highly accurate cockpit/cowling drag contributions to powerboat performance.

"Bottom Line - Pad Vee hull design"
Author Jim Russell outlines how a pad makes a vee hull fast

S&Fly - Nov 2013
Scream&Fly
on-line magazine


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Performance Analysis Report
for Charger DL16 vee-pad hull. 

Charger DL16 Performance Report
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** FEATURE: Exclusive Interview with Shaun Torrente - F1 Star

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new.gif (29x14 -- 9694 bytes) - See Jimboat's new articles on 'Vee Pad Design''Chine Walking', Step Design, Propeller Testing, and 'Lower Unit design/setup' & 'BlowOut' in RIB International magazine!

new.gif (29x14 -- 9694 bytes) - Want to analyze your Vee hull performance?  Check out NEW VBDP software!

 


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"Secrets of Tunnel Boat Design" book!
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