liveforphysics wrote:So, if I'm understanding things correctly Jeremy, your boat almost matched the fastest with much less power/energy than the other entries?
liveforphysics wrote:lol I saw that graphic and immediately liked the styling. Rocket-ship themed.
lpbman wrote:I could be way off here and misunderstanding the drag issue you're having, but could one of these help you out?
lpbman wrote:That makes perfect sense... thanks for the explanation.
I guess there is always this:)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ksiq9d0M ... =endscreen
Almost winning with 1/2 the power of the winner bodes well for your plucky quacker
richmpdx wrote:Extremely interesting. I just did a little browsing on the web about the human powered decavitator so my knowledge of hydrofoils is extremely limited. Is a T foil fully submerged? Will that require control surfaces for stabilization.
Sounds like a very clever plan to use a single foil and take advantage of the canoe shape. To adjust lift, you will just change the mounting angle of the foil or possibly have a mount that permits adjusting fore-aft position?
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