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    Is this a verifyable Speed secret !?

    I dont know if this is a proven to be a speed secret? .. I have found that if your ski runs faster into the wind and waves than away (2 -3 inch ripple),you may want to examine the weight placement and attitude your ski is running at... you may benifite in adjusting your ski into a more nose down attitude for all around rideing. (I have found this adjusting valid on the wr and the gp so far) may be just an old school thing...

    Is it do you think its the added wave height into the pump along with a bit more air lifting it up a tad (less wetted surface)???


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    CHICKA WAH WAH bren's Avatar
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    2 to 3 inch ripple will break the hydro lock principle, thus reducing drag o the hull. the attitude does not really change, apart from the slightest pitch up.

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    so this would be a thing to look into as in adding some sort of turbulance or as was discused a few year's ago breaks in the skeg line (stepped hull)or nearer the intake to break that 'suction or tension'...??

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    Make the wetted hull surface like that of a golf ball and pick up speed

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    your not alone

    my lowell boat runs 0.8mph faster into the tide ,back to back many times and on many different days.....

    messed with the plate angle and tabs and always the same go figure...

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    Hmmmm...I wonder if osmosis blisters will help?

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    I am always faster in the "speed ripple" 2"-3" waves. Flat calm water feels like I am riding in glue.

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    Quote Originally Posted by roost5o View Post
    Hmmmm...I wonder if osmosis blisters will help?
    they will just pop and slow you down

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hydrotherapy View Post
    they will just pop and slow you down
    The reason that i bring it up is because I have them...plenty of them and I am GPSing at 64.9 with a full tank and me (285lbs)! I am trying to get the fuel level down and check again. I am running out of favorable days though!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by roost5o View Post
    The reason that i bring it up is because I have them...plenty of them and I am GPSing at 64.9 with a full tank and me (285lbs)! I am trying to get the fuel level down and check again. I am running out of favorable days though!!

    you got osmosis on the bottom of your hull ???? only ever seen it in footwells

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