Our company performed Wind Tunnel tests (mainly in Milan’s University Politecnico – La Bovisa) on many conventional and experimental sailplans
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Various semi-planing hulls have been tested in different tank facilities.
The pictures here show in Rome tank facility (INSEAN):
For the 1983 America’s Cup Challenge Azzurra, four different hulls were tested in Rome tank facility (INSEAN).
International 12m class
For the 1987 America’s Cup Challenge Azzurra, three different hulls have been tested in Wagening tank facility (MARIN).
Various displacement hulls have been tested in different tank facilities.
Finite Element Analysis (FEM) have been widely used by our company in designing hull structures with different software’s.
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Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) software have been widely used as “virtual towing tank”