V-hull (boat)

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A V-hull, is the shape of a boat or ship in which the contours of the hull come in a straight line to the keel.[1] V-hull designs are usually used in smaller boats and are useful in providing space for ballast inside the boat.


  1. ^ Steward, Robert; Boatbuilding Manual, 3rd ed. International Marine Publishing Company. Camden, Maine (1987), p2-3. ISBN 0-87742-236-2