For those that might be interested in the background of Beaul's tri vessel, and some construction photos, he started THIS SUBJECT THREAD
a few years ago. I referenced this discussion as I doubt we will see this material get duplicated here.
Originally Posted by Beau
An interesting aspect was seen in regard to the stern wave with the wedge type hull. (with the prototypes) at under ten knots the stern wave has quite large but as the water started to break from the stern (at about 14 knots) the stern wave flattened out completely, the boat actually seemed to raise up in the water a little, we achieved 20knots with two large people on board a 15 ft Plywood prototype with a 8 hp outboard.
No bow wave was formed, the water flow along the sides of the boat showed little or no turbulence (which is why there was no bow wave).
Yes I think we are in love with curves, everybody wants to have a nice looking boat. I am hoping that when my boat is on the water it will all come together and look pretty good.
Remember, the underwater surface of planning boats have been flat or deep veed, flat since 1948. (Raymond Hunt)
Your use of the word 'wedge' caught my attention. Have a look at another wedge shaped hull design
that I discuss here:
Sea Knife YachtForums.Com - View Single Post - Trimarans and the BladeRunner
and look at the two other postings #46, #48