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THE SCHOELL PATENT:Abstract A planing boat hull having a conical contour extending from the bow portion to the stern for a distance equal to substantially one-third the length of the hull at the keel and two-thirds or more at the chine, the after section of the hull consisting of a flat surface on each side of the keel maintaining a constant dead rise angle of 12 to 18 degrees extending to the wide lipped chine, and a chine lip portion extending at the same angle as the dead rise but in a reverse direction. Patent number: 4193370 Filing date: Sep 8, 1978 Issue date: Mar 18, 1980 Inventor: Harry L. Schoell Drawings Claims: What is claimed is:
- In a planing boat hull having a bow portion, a stern portion, an upper hull portion, a lower hull portion and a keel extending between said bow portion and said stern portion, a chine portion joining said upper hull portion and said lower hull portion and extending the length of said hull, said lower hull portion having an arcuate portion at the bow formed from a segment of a cone extending on either side of said keel from said bow portion and toward said stern portion and a substantially flat and coplanar portion extending upwardly from 12.degree. to 18.degree. from the horizontal on either side of said keel from said arcuate portion to said stern portion, said keel lying substantially horizontally from said stern portion to substantially two-thirds of the length of said boat hull, said flat portion of said lower hull portion bordering on said horizontal portion of said keel and the remainder of said keel extending along said arcuate portion of said lower hull portion, said chine portions each having a substantially horizontal portion extending outwardly from the edges of said lower hull portion and a chine lip portion extending the length of the chine portions and extending downwardly from said horizontal portion and in a reverse direction from said flat portion of said lower hull portion at substantially 12 to 18 degrees from the horizontal.
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