Originally Posted by King_C
How do reverse chimes work?
First of all, it's chiNe not chiMe
They divert the water downwards and away from the boat, increasing lift and stability. It's quite a common feature on planing boats, but the size and angle of the chine varies. The bigger the chine, and the greater the reverse angle, the greater the effect.
The Gemini, as you noticed, has a very pronounced reverse chine. It hardly banks at all in corners, which can make holding on a bit of a challenge!