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Review of Adonis


Basic specs.

sail specifications
The Adonis is a small motorboat. The Adonis is built by the German yard Primaboot GmbH.

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Hull

The hull is made of wood.


Interior

Note: the boat has also been sold to be self-made/-interiored, which means that the quality of each boat may vary.


Engine

The boat is typically equipped with multiple engines at 37.0 kW (49 hp).


Sailing characteristics

This section covers widely used rules of thumb to describe the sailing characteristics. Please note that even though the calculations are correct, the interpretation of the results might not be valid for extreme boats.

Immersion rate

The immersion rate is defined as the weight required to sink the boat a certain level. The immersion rate for Adonis is about 46 kg/cm, alternatively 261 lbs/inch.
Meaning: if you load 46 kg cargo on the boat then it will sink 1 cm. Alternatively, if you load 261 lbs cargo on the boat it will sink 1 inch.


Sailing statistics

This section is statistical comparison with similar boats of the same category. The basis of the following statistical computations is our unique database with more than 26,000 different boat types and 350,000 data points.

L/B (Length Beam Ratio)

What is L/B (Length Beam Ratio)?

The l/b ratio for Adonis is 2.90.

Wide Slim 99% 0 50 100
Compared with other similar motor boats it is slimmer than 99% of all other designs. It seems that the designer has chosen a significantly more speedy hull design. This type of design is also referred to as 'needle'.


Curiosities

Powerboat?

In Denmark, you are required to have achieved a 'powerboat driving license' in order to sail a powerboat.
In this context a boat is considered a powerboat if:

Equation for Danish definition of a powerboat
Danish definition of a powerboat
According to this definition this boat is categorized as a Powerboat.


Maintenance

Boat owner's ideas

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Finally

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