Boatmad.com


Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
 
Old 24-11-2005, 10:17 AM   #1
Registered User
 
Tony Davis's Avatar
 
Country: Job Centre
Location: In a box
Occupation: Chaos's gofer
Interests: Skiving
Boat make: Spectre 30
Engines: 2 x Promax 225
Cruising area: In the bath

Join Date: Mar 2004
Location: In a box
Posts: 5,201
Triple

Been doing a bit of research, and it seems that a third one would fit.
Attached Thumbnails
Click image for larger version

Name:	triple.jpg
Views:	936
Size:	69.2 KB
ID:	6209  
__________________

Tony Davis is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 24-11-2005, 10:30 AM   #2
Registered User
 

Join Date: Mar 2004
Posts: 6,862
Nicely fills up an otherwise unused bit of space on the transom
__________________

Matt is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 24-11-2005, 10:31 AM   #3
Ben
Registered User
 
Ben's Avatar
 
Country: US
Location: Virginia
Interests: Quiet desperation
Boat name: A Little Noisy
Boat make: Excalibur 24
Engines: Express Racing 525
Cruising area: Mobjack Bay (where?)

Join Date: Mar 2004
Location: Virginia
Posts: 1,974
Now yer talkin!!

Just wondering what it might do to the sea keeping though as 'Cultured Vulture' comes to mind.
__________________
I thought that having more patience was a result of my getting older. Turns out that I just don't give a sh*t.
Ben is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 24-11-2005, 10:35 AM   #4
Registered User
 
Burty's Avatar
 
Country: UK
Location: Weston Super Mare
Occupation: Electrical Engineer

Join Date: Mar 2004
Location: Weston Super Mare
Posts: 6,351
Send a message via AIM to Burty
Do it dude
Burty is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 24-11-2005, 11:00 AM   #5
Registered User
 
MrRob's Avatar
 
Country: England
Location: Birmingham
Occupation: Scratching
Interests: Big Dinners
Boat name: Never Enough
Boat make: Seaquel 600xs
Engines: 225hp Merc ProMax
Cruising area: Anywhere! I prefer Weymouth

Join Date: May 2005
Location: Birmingham
Posts: 3,232
Send a message via AIM to MrRob
Nice! What do you think the top end would be on that??
__________________
I got jumper cables!
MrRob is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 24-11-2005, 11:01 AM   #6
Registered User
 

Join Date: Mar 2004
Posts: 6,862
Fast enough to make Burty call everyone a C**T
Matt is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 24-11-2005, 11:10 AM   #7
Registered User
 
Burty's Avatar
 
Country: UK
Location: Weston Super Mare
Occupation: Electrical Engineer

Join Date: Mar 2004
Location: Weston Super Mare
Posts: 6,351
Send a message via AIM to Burty
Quote:
Originally posted by Matt
Fast enough to make Burty call everyone a C**T
I can help it if i get scared
Burty is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 24-11-2005, 11:16 AM   #8
Registered User
 

Join Date: Mar 2004
Posts: 6,862
You should take up jigsaws, or perhaps crochet, instead.
Matt is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 24-11-2005, 12:19 PM   #9
hello
 

Join Date: Mar 2004
Posts: 2,739
Re: Triple

Quote:
Originally posted by Tony Davis
Been doing a bit of research, and it seems that a third one would fit.
You'll sleep easy at night with three 2.5's to worry about
JamesM is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 24-11-2005, 12:26 PM   #10
Registered User
 
michaelcaine's Avatar
 
Country: uk
Location: brighton
Occupation: CABINET MAKER
Interests: SPEED BOATS,MOTO G.P
Boat name: MOTIVATION
Boat make: MARSHAN 21
Engines: AINT GOT ONE!!
Cruising area: sea

Join Date: Sep 2005
Location: brighton
Posts: 1,223
Send a message via Yahoo to michaelcaine
with a triple set up,do you get any adverse effects from 2 props going one way and one spinning the other?
__________________
Taurus excreta cerebrum vincit
michaelcaine is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 24-11-2005, 02:11 PM   #11
The Doc
 
Captain Chaos's Avatar
 

Join Date: Mar 2004
Posts: 8,268
Quote:
Originally posted by michaelcaine
with a triple set up,do you get any adverse effects from 2 props going one way and one spinning the other?
yes, your forward motion is greatly increased

also captain has to use 'brave face mk II'
Captain Chaos is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 24-11-2005, 06:25 PM   #12
Registered User
 
Rebel Skier's Avatar
 
Country: GB
Location: Surrey
Occupation: Architectural Designer and Ski Racer
Boat name: True Colours
Boat make: Cyclone 21'
Engines: Mercury 300xs
Cruising area: Worldwide

Join Date: Oct 2005
Location: Surrey
Posts: 320
triple

there was a bernico that was owned by a belgian that was used for ski racing.
Rebel Skier is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 24-11-2005, 06:27 PM   #13
Registered User
 
Rebel Skier's Avatar
 
Country: GB
Location: Surrey
Occupation: Architectural Designer and Ski Racer
Boat name: True Colours
Boat make: Cyclone 21'
Engines: Mercury 300xs
Cruising area: Worldwide

Join Date: Oct 2005
Location: Surrey
Posts: 320
Re: triple

Quote:
Originally posted by Rebel Skier
there was a bernico that was owned by a belgian that was used for ski racing.
(forgot to add...) that was a triple
Rebel Skier is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 24-11-2005, 06:50 PM   #14
The Doc
 
Captain Chaos's Avatar
 

Join Date: Mar 2004
Posts: 8,268
triple omc's on the bernico?

BTE - that cat needs more guages
Captain Chaos is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 24-11-2005, 06:55 PM   #15
Registered User
 
Rebel Skier's Avatar
 
Country: GB
Location: Surrey
Occupation: Architectural Designer and Ski Racer
Boat name: True Colours
Boat make: Cyclone 21'
Engines: Mercury 300xs
Cruising area: Worldwide

Join Date: Oct 2005
Location: Surrey
Posts: 320
ill post a pic if i can
Rebel Skier is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 24-11-2005, 07:49 PM   #16
Registered User
 
Burty's Avatar
 
Country: UK
Location: Weston Super Mare
Occupation: Electrical Engineer

Join Date: Mar 2004
Location: Weston Super Mare
Posts: 6,351
Send a message via AIM to Burty
Re: triple

Quote:
Originally posted by Rebel Skier
there was a bernico that was owned by a belgian that was used for ski racing.
Yes it was called stars and stripes but he took the third engine back off because the extra weight of engine, fuel etc and the extra drag of the third gearcase negated the advantage of the extra power.
Burty is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 24-11-2005, 07:53 PM   #17
Registered User
 
Burty's Avatar
 
Country: UK
Location: Weston Super Mare
Occupation: Electrical Engineer

Join Date: Mar 2004
Location: Weston Super Mare
Posts: 6,351
Send a message via AIM to Burty
here you go
Attached Images
 
Burty is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 24-11-2005, 08:14 PM   #18
Registered User
 
Rebel Skier's Avatar
 
Country: GB
Location: Surrey
Occupation: Architectural Designer and Ski Racer
Boat name: True Colours
Boat make: Cyclone 21'
Engines: Mercury 300xs
Cruising area: Worldwide

Join Date: Oct 2005
Location: Surrey
Posts: 320
Quote:
Originally posted by Burty
here you go
thats the one..... it wouldn't let me post it
Rebel Skier is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 26-11-2005, 11:07 PM   #19
Registered User
 
kiwiracer's Avatar
 
Country: New Zealand
Location: Auckland
Occupation: Construction Manager
Interests: Offshore Powerboat Racing
Boat name: NZ Privateer
Boat make: 29ft Catamaran
Engines: 2 x Mercury 300X

Join Date: Dec 2004
Location: Auckland
Posts: 214
You know what they say

one motor $X

two motors $XXX

three motors $XXXX
kiwiracer is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 27-11-2005, 11:31 AM   #20
Pension Dodger
 
dbe1's Avatar
 
Country: UK
Location: KENT
Occupation: IT
Interests: Offshore water ski racing
Cruising area: !!!!!!!!!

Join Date: May 2004
Location: KENT
Posts: 442
Taken at the Worlds Ski Race in Longbeach
Attached Thumbnails
Click image for larger version

Name:	my documents.jpg
Views:	711
Size:	43.4 KB
ID:	6239  
__________________

dbe1 is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.3

All times are GMT +1. The time now is 03:15 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
×