Review of Aquanaut 1050

Basic specs.

sail specifications
The Aquanaut 1050 is a motorboat. The Aquanaut 1050 is built by the Dutch yard Bakker B.V..

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The boat is equipped with 6-7 berths, a galley and toilet facility.


The boat is typically equipped with multiple engines at 54.0 kW (72 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 Aquanaut 1050 is about 242 kg/cm, alternatively 1357 lbs/inch.
Meaning: if you load 242 kg cargo on the boat then it will sink 1 cm. Alternatively, if you load 1357 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 Aquanaut 1050 is 3.22.

Wide Slim 66% 0 50 100
Compared with other similar motor boats it is slimmer than 66% of all other designs. It seems that the designer has chosen a slightly more speedy hull design.



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 not categorized as a Powerboat.
Though, if you install a motor of 119 kW (160 hp), then the boat will become a powerboat, and you will need a Danish 'powerboat driving license'


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