Buoyancy and How To Balance Your Hull

On September 13, 2017, in Designer Articles, by Ken Hankinson

In a recent “Build Your Dream Boat” email, we introduced the principle of buoyancy and how any floating object pushes aside, or displaces, an amount or volume of water that’s EXACTLY the weight of the floating body. This all-up weight of the floating body we call displacement. In the following, we’ll extend our discussion on […]

Build Your Dream Boat #17

On August 2, 2010, in Build Your Dream Boat Series, News From Gayle, by Gayle Brantuk

Today we have an article about boat trailers written by Ken Hankinson back in 1987. Enjoy… Boat Trailers – a Naval Architect’s viewpoint By Ken Hankinson, Naval Architect Trailering to and from the water could be the hardest use your boat will ever get, especially if you don’t select the correct trailer or use your […]