Hull shape of small watercraft

  • US 5,588,388 A
  • Filed: 06/07/1995
  • Issued: 12/31/1996
  • Est. Priority Date: 10/03/1994
  • Status: Expired due to Term
First Claim
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1. A hull shape of a small watercraft comprising a hull bottom which is substantially V-shaped in transverse section and on whose underside at least one longitudinal chine, extending in a longitudinal direction from the aft part toward the fore part of a hull, and at least one backwardly curved unitary transverse chine, continuously extending in transverse directions substantially across the fore part of said hull, are provided protruding from said hull bottom, and wherein said unitary transverse chine is formed in such a manner as to cross one of (a) the forward part of said longitudinal chine and (b) an imaginary line extended forwardly from said longitudinal chine.

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