Skip to main content

aero-hydrodynamics and the performance of sailing yachts


Subtitle: the science behind sailing yachts and their design

Author: fossati f.

Publisher: adlard coles nautical (bloomsbury publishing)

ISBN: 9781408113387

Provided on request

Provided on request


Using simple mathematics and illustrating his findings with tables, diagrams, graphs and helpful color photographs, the author presents in this groundbreaking book a systematic analysis of the basic factors governing the behavior of a yacht under sail, including hydrodynamics, hull and keel forms, sail aerodynamics, dynamics of a yacht, physical model testing, performance predictions, fluid mechanics, boat hydrostatics and the ORC International Rating Rule.

Edition: 2009