High Performance Racing Yachts: An Experimental Comparison of the Latest Hydrofoil Configurations

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Abstract

Despite the omnipresence of hydrofoil-assisted monohulls and the inherent development phases to refine their design, very little scientific data has reached the public domain. Moreover, following the trend set by the racing yachts, the pleasure craft industry is now looking at the implementation of foils onto yachts and superyachts, with several vessels already built. This poster presents a hydrodynamic comparison of three contemporary options, namely a Dynamic Stability System, a Dali-Moustache and a Chistera foil, that have been towing tank tested on a 1:10 scale model of a 50ft hull.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationUk Fluids Conference
Publication statusPublished - 4 Sep 2018
EventUK Fluids Conference - Manchester
Duration: 4 Sep 20186 Sep 2018

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ConferenceUK Fluids Conference
Period4/09/186/09/18

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Yachts
Hydrofoils
Metal foil
Ship model tanks
Hydrodynamics
Industry

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Uk Fluids Conference. 2018.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Published conference proceedingConference contribution

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