Patent Number: 6,332,422

Title: Hull modification to minimize porpoising of a boat

Abstract: A hull is described having bow, stern, port and starboard sides. At least one chine extends longitudinally from a first point near the bow to a second point near the stern of the hull. At least one wedge section is disposed along the at least one chine and is adapted to minimize porpoising of the hull when in operation. A boat having such a hull is also described.

Inventors: Laroche; Fernand (Granby, CA)

Assignee: Bombardier Motor Corporation of America

International Classification: B63B 1/04 (20060101); B63B 1/16 (20060101); B63B 1/18 (20060101); B63B 1/00 (20060101); B63B 001/18 ()

Expiration Date: 12/25/2018