Several theories for this. Most convincing is here (wikipedia agrees) and says there is a cone of backwash going forward over the hull. This causes pressure on the starboard hull side and suction on the port (RH prop) thus imparting an aerofoil effect, albeit in the horizontal plane, which causes […]

Propellor Walk

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