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12:54 Nov 13, 2009
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Tech/Engineering - Ships, Sailing, Maritime
Additional field(s): Sports / Fitness / Recreation
English term or phrase: deadrise
Definition from
The measurement of the angle between the bottom of a boat and its widest beam. A vessel with a 0º deadrise has a flat bottom, high numbers indicate deep V shaped hulls.

Example sentence(s):
  • There are, however, many good reasons for choosing a V bottom hull over a flat one. Someone experienced in observing these wave patterns might infer the angle of deadrise just from looking at the waves generated by the boat.
  • A higher deadrise angle will give better performance in rough waters, but a lower deadrise angle is more hydrodynamically efficient and thus can generate better acceleration and a faster top speed. Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
  • This transducer’s unique design allows it to be mounted close to the vessel’s centerline without drilling holes, and is able to correct for the hull’s deadrise angle. Airmar Technology Corporation
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4the same word 'deadrise' is used in Dutch


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the same word 'deadrise' is used in Dutch

Definition from Nautische kennisbank:
Deadrise is de hoek van het vlak met de kielbalk bij de dwarsdoorsnede van een schip ter hoogte van het breedste spant. Hoe lager het deadrisegetal, hoe vlakker de bodem. Een deadrise van nul is dus een plat vlak.

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  • Hoe groter die hoek of deadrise van de romp hoe beter de boot door het water en klieft en zachter neerkomt op de golven. - powerboatscenter  
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