Sea Vee Boats receives patent for the Sea Vee Z hull
The United States Patent and Trademark office recently announced the award of patent number 9162732 for the invention of the new Stepped Hull technology used on all Sea Vee Z hulls. This advanced hull design produces higher top-end speed and better fuel efficiency, as well as a safe and comfortable ride for all aboard. It’s further evidence of the groundbreaking innovation available exclusively from Sea Vee Boats. Click here for details of the patent.
An improved watercraft hull providing stability and maneuverability in turns. The hull may include a longitudinal centerline extending from bow to stern, a first and second transverse air channel that are fluidly isolated from the rest of the hull, the first and second air channels separating the hull into a bow planing portion, a middle planing portion, and a stern planing portion, a first plurality of strakes protruding from the bow planing portion, a second plurality of strakes protruding from the middle planing portion, and a third plurality of strakes protruding from the stern portion. The hull may also include a V-shaped keel portion at the bow portion centerline, and a flattened hull portion at the stern portion centerline having a deadrise angle of 0.degree., the flattened hull portion being disposed between and directly adjacent to two adjacent longitudinal elements of the third plurality of longitudinal elements.