Thu, 24 Sept | Webinar

High Speed Sailing – The Science of Hydrofoils (1)

A talk by Jonathan Ridley, Warsash Maritime Academy, Southampton Solent University.
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High Speed Sailing – The Science of Hydrofoils (1)

Time & Location

24 Sept 2020, 19:30
Webinar

About the Event

The sport of sailing has been transformed of the last few years. The mix of advance materials, hydrodynamics and engineering has taken what was a fairly sedate sport into the 21st Century. This talk will look at the theory of sailing, the design and use of hydrofoils, and the advanced materials that enable modern racing yachts to fly at speeds of 50 knots.

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