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Correct me if I'm wrong!!!!

Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by sowbelly101, Mar 10, 2005.

  1. sowbelly101

    sowbelly101 Keep'n It Reel

    After reading this article, I tend to believe this is an incorrect statement or im just reading it wrong. If you look at this article link to post it states this.
    If a person were to do this it would put the bow of the boat lower in the water , increasing the chance of a wave to come over the front of the boat. When I encounter rough water I always keep the nose/bow of the boat up to break the waves an decrease the chance of a wave coming over the bow.

    Any thoughts or comments on this subject?

  2. I trim the boat into a neutral or partial bow up position in moderate waves that I want to take head on. In large waves I again look for the most manageable positive trim for the height of the waves as I run a quartering approach. Head on with the bow trimmed down results in "spearing" large waves the possibility of being swamped. :eek: Bow trimmed down and spearing the waves might be OK for the US Navy as they are watertight. :rolleyes:

  3. The only time I run with the trim down is to plan the boat :cool: