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. *
The answer will be provided in knots.
Fill 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