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alvispollard posted 01-15-2002 09:47 PM ET (US)   Profile for alvispollard   Send Email to alvispollard  
What is the deadrise of a montauk? Is it 18 degrees?
noswah posted 01-16-2002 01:11 AM ET (US)     Profile for noswah  Send Email to noswah     

The deadrise on a 17' Montauk is 16 degrees, on a 17' Outrage it's 18 degrees
Bigshot posted 01-16-2002 09:52 AM ET (US)     Profile for Bigshot  Send Email to Bigshot     
man it looks like about 9 degrees.
Tom W Clark posted 01-16-2002 11:38 AM ET (US)     Profile for Tom W Clark  Send Email to Tom W Clark     
The term deadrise is not really applicable to the 16'/17' hulls. It is a tri-hull with the middle hull being round bilged. Where would we measure deadrise on a Montauk if we wanted to? At the keel it would measure zero.
noswah posted 01-16-2002 12:12 PM ET (US)     Profile for noswah  Send Email to noswah     

Tom, Bigshot, I refer you both to the "Performance Section" then to "Deadrise on a Classic Whaler" by jimh 10/04/01 then to scroll down to gunnelgrabber's post on 10/04/01, page 74.

I don't know who's right but when information is wrong I sure wish we could delete it. Don't shoot, I was only trying to help.

Tom W Clark posted 01-16-2002 12:41 PM ET (US)     Profile for Tom W Clark  Send Email to Tom W Clark     
Here is the pertinant part of gunnelgrabber's post:

"i've got a jan. 1996 "sport fishing'. it has a tremendous amount of good stuff in it.on page 74..deadrise on a 17' montauk..16 degrees; 17' outrage..18 degrees;19' outrage is 20 degees; 21' outrage..18 degrees. their source isn't stated.i assume bw"

Be very cafeful about believing evrything you read.

sorcerer posted 01-16-2002 01:23 PM ET (US)     Profile for sorcerer    
For what it's worth.

According to Boston Whalers published specifications for the 17 Alert (Montauk hull) the computed dead rise is 16 degrees.

gunnelgrabber posted 01-16-2002 02:03 PM ET (US)     Profile for gunnelgrabber  Send Email to gunnelgrabber     
copied that "right out of a book!" but i wouldn't argue with twc or anyone of you about it.what tom says makes more sense to me...that was just "fyi", guys...lm
lhg posted 01-16-2002 03:01 PM ET (US)     Profile for lhg    
We've had this discussion before. On the 2nd generation Outrages, the original 20 was 12 degrees, which Dougherty later said was not enough, the 18 Outrage is 16 degrees, and the 25 outrage is 18 degrees. Not sure whether the 22, and later 20, is 16 or 18 degrees.

I've never thought of the Montauk as having a "deadrise", since the transom is not a simple Vee.

alvispollard posted 01-16-2002 04:09 PM ET (US)     Profile for alvispollard  Send Email to alvispollard     
I understand the deadrise concerns the stern. For example, Kencraft 215 has a 18 deadrise at stern and there website has the bow/stern deadrise as 57/18. When just listing deadrise in specifications, it is the stern #. I continue to be confused on this subject. Appreciate the information.

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