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Boat speed

  1. Jun 17, 2006 #1


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    I have tried to work out how fast and how long a 50 man rowing crew could go, i think it not only depends on muscle bulk but also lung capacity, this is in relation to a 12 century ship, i have little idea of the ship design but i thought if i knew the rowing capabilities of the said crew i could work backwards and guess at the ship design.
    Added, the boat must be able to carry 20 passengers.
    Last edited: Jun 17, 2006
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  3. Jun 17, 2006 #2


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    The other question is the same but with 300 passengers, i know it is a tall order , but i would be greatful if some one could help out on this problem :smile:
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