Sometimes the year of introduction and the last year of production are known; sometimes not. Where there is uncertainty, a question mark is used to so indicate.
If B/D is. . . The ballast is said to be relatively. . .
Below 30% Low (tending to make a boat relatively faster in light air but tender in heavy air) 30% to 40% Moderate (often the best range for a cruising boat sailed in varying weather conditions) 40% to 50% High
Above 50% Very High (tending to make a boat relatively slower in light air but stable in heavy air).
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Lets start by identifying what exactly certain boats are. Sometimes the terminology can get lost on beginners, so well look at some of the most common boats and what theyre called. These boats are exactly what the name implies. They are meant to be used for fishing. Most fishing boats are powered by outboard motors, and many also have a trolling motor mounted on the bow. Bass boats can be made of aluminium or fibreglass.