**What is the maximum speed a displacement vessel can attain under ordinary
conditions?
The theory is essentially
based upon repeated observations of the behavior of sailing yachts and the study
of wave motion.
The formula holds true for all displacement vessels - not
planing types! **This calculation uses Java Script, so your browser must
be enabled. *

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in the form line below with the* water line* length of the
vessel.

*Java script is used to calculate the answer using the formula provided in the text "The Sailing Yacht" by Juan Baader pub. by Norton & Co. 1965