What's the difference between a deep-vee hull and a modified vee? A planing hull and a displacement hull? Find the answers to these and scores of other frequently asked questions in All About Powerboats. Writing for any boater seeking a better understanding of modern powerboat design and handling, author Roger Marshall provides a well-illustrated, clear introduction to small powerboats (18 to 30 feet long) from the perspective of use. His practical advice on hull shape, engines, construction methods, steering systems, comfort, and safety gives today's boaters a thorough grounding in powerboat selection, use, and lore.Suzukia#39;s 25 hp four- stroke EFI outboard reliably powers this huntera#39;s skiff on an early morning trip. ... three-cylinder, overhead cam, four-valve engines in the DF line (DF 25/30D, DF40/50, DF60/70, DF140) employ a large stroke and long bore anbsp;...
|Title||:||All About Powerboats: Understanding Design and Performance|
|Publisher||:||McGraw Hill Professional - 2002-03-26|