Power boat tank testing

The Wolfson Unit has been conducting towing tank tests on high performance vessels for over 40 years. For a given towing tank test programme, a suitable test...
Stepped hull power vessel

Downwind Sail Aerodynamics for North and SYRF

The Wolfson Unit recently helped North Sails Design Services complete a project for the Sailing Yacht Research Foundation, modelling downwind sails. The...
Wolfson Unit SYRF North Sails

America's Cup J-Class Regatta

The Wolfson Unit has supported the J-Class Association in the development, implementation and refinement of a J-Class specific rating rule which has been used...
J-Class at the StBarths Bucket 17

Power Prediction 3 Released

The Wolfson Unit is pleased to announce the launch of Release 3 of its Power Prediction program.The upgrade has been driven by our powerboat consultancy work...
Power Prediction Release 3

Testing the Latest Generation of Sailing Yachts

The Wolfson Unit has developed testing and analysis techniques appropriate for yachts fitted with vertical lifting boards and dynamic righting moment devices....
Tank testing of a yacht with DSS designed by Hugh Welbourn

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