The mission of the Sailing Yacht Research Foundation (SYRF) is to develop and catalog the science underlying sailboat performance resulting in more accurate sailboat handicapping formulae for the benefit of all racing sailors.
Looking forward to 2016, SYRF plans to pursue two new projects – a Cloud Based CFD tool and to perform a study of Downwind Aero Moments & Forces. Here is some background:
Cloud Based CFD
Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) has become a valuable tool for the design and analysis of yacht aero and hydrodynamics. And yet, despite the value CFD provides, i…
Full Article: Scuttlebutt Sailing News – Advancing the Science and Analysis of Sailboat Performance, Editor