21 Apr 2016
The Wolfson Unit's use of the supercomputing facilties available at the University of Southampton, and particular how we have produced a turn key system for North Sails, has been highlighted recently by the Science & Engineering South (SES) consortium.
22 Mar 2016
Much headway has been made at the University of Southampton with the outfitting of the new 138 metre ship model basin. The tank has now been filled to its working level and is being equipped with state-of-the-art technology, which will enable ship testing and experimental work for the aerospace, energy and transportation sectors.
21 Mar 2016
Matteo Scarponi will attend Seatec in Carrara, Italy on 6th April. If you would like to discuss a specific project or find out more about what services the Wolfson Unit can offer you then please e-mail Matteo on the following link to arrange an appointment.
23 Dec 2015
The Wolfson Unit is pleased to announce the launch of Release 2 of its Hydrostatics and Stability suite HST.
19 Nov 2015
Martyn Prince and Etienne Gauvain will attend the Yacht Racing Forum in Geneva (7th to 8th December 2015). They are looking forward to taking part in this conference, where you can meet them and learn more about the Wolfson Unit’s latest consultancy services. Please e-mail us on the following link to arrange an appointment.
10 Nov 2015
Martyn Prince will be in attendance at the METS Trade Show on Tuesday 17th. If you would like to discuss a specific project or find out more about what services the Wolfson Unit can offer you then please e-mail Martyn on the following link to arrange an appointment.
11 Sep 2015The Wolfson Unit have been assisting in the design of an innovative tourist attraction to be based in Bath city centre. AquEye is a 65m long cantilever structure that supports a viewing pod, allowing views over the city.
20 May 2015
Excitement is building at the University of Southampton as the new 138 metre ship model basin nears the end of the construction phase. The building structural elements are complete, external cladding is being fitted and services are being installed.
01 Apr 2015
The Wolfson Unit has been involved in the development of the new Superyacht handicap system (ORCsy) which was used successfully at the recent Loro Piana Caribbean Superyacht and St Barths Bucket Regattas.
In co-operation with the Offshore Racing Congress (ORC) and the Super Yacht Racing Association (SYRA), the Unit has helped, from initial research to implementation.
29 Jan 2015
There are some common misconceptions regarding which tool is most appropriate to answer the questions encountered in the design process. The state of the art in CFD is rapidly changing so we are looking essentially at a snapshot in time but the guidelines below should be applicable for a while yet.