Performance prediction of the planing yacht hull

le Clercq, L.A. and Hudson, D.A. (2010) Performance prediction of the planing yacht hull. In, INNOV'SAIL 2010: The Second International Conference on Innovation in High Performance Sailing Yachts, Lorient, FR, 10pp.


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The performance of raching yachts has increased significantly over the past 10-15 years without signifcant changes to the prediction methods used in the early stages of the design. Tank testing or CFD-simulation are not always an option and especially in the early stages of the design a requirement for reliable empirical methods exists. This paper discusses the applicability of these existing empirical resistance prediction methods for modern, high performance yachts based on tank testing of a generic planing hull.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Subjects: T Technology > TC Hydraulic engineering. Ocean engineering
Divisions : University Structure - Pre August 2011 > School of Engineering Sciences > Fluid-Structure Interactions
ePrint ID: 159733
Accepted Date and Publication Date:
June 2010Published
Date Deposited: 06 Jul 2010 12:10
Last Modified: 31 Mar 2016 13:27

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