Fins work best when they’re tight against the hull throughout their rotation. Water escaping between the top of the fin and the hull adds drag, reduces efficiency. Here, a section of the round bottom has been flattened to accommodate the fin.
The fall boat shows offer a great way to keep up with the latest product developments from your favorite boatbuilders, equipment manufacturers, electronics makers, and more. But we get it—you can’t be everywhere. Even if you attend the show you’re going to miss a thing or two. Maybe you saw some of these launches, gear and equipment, and events: Have a look here. ▶