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Stability Criteria for Sailing Vessels
Year:2008
Research Areas
  • Maritime transport
Information
Abstract
What do you know about sailing yacht stability? Which are the peculiarities of the stability of a sailing yacht? Is there any supposition different from those applied in conventional ships? If you have to verify the stability of your yacht, would you be sure of which criteria you should applied? The aim of this paper is to answer these questions among others. The authors assume that the readers of this paper come from varied backgrounds and experience. Some of you may not be totally familiar with these stability requirements whereas others may use them every day. It is hoped that this paper will be some enlightenment for the former and be an interesting review for the latter. In this paper the philosophy of sailing yacht stability will be presented. It will be also examined the criteria in force in countries such as Spain, United Kingdom, United States and The Netherlands among others and the assumptions upon which they are based will be highlighted. In order to clarify ideas two reference sailing yacht will be subjected to different criteria and compared their severity.
International
Si
Congress
MDY'08 Madrid Diseño de Yates
960
Place
Madrid
Reviewers
No
ISBN/ISSN
Start Date
26/06/2008
End Date
27/06/2008
From page
123
To page
137
Trabajos del MDY'08
Participants
  • autor: Patricia Izaguirre Alza (UPM)
  • Autor: Ricardo Zamora Rodriguez (UPM)
  • Autor: Luis Perez Rojas (UPM)
Research Group, Departaments and Institutes related
  • Creador: Grupo de Investigación: CEHINAV (Canal de Ensayos Hidrodinámicos de la E.T.S.I. Navales)
  • Departamento: Arquitectura y Construcción Navales
  • Departamento: Enseñanzas Básicas de la Ingeniería Naval
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