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Yacht and High Performance Craft

When you'll study it
Semester 1
CATS points
ECTS points
Level 6
Module lead
Joseph Banks
Academic year

Module overview

This module covers the performance and design of a variety of high performance small craft: namely semi-displacement, planing craft and catamarans as well as sailing yachts, hydrofoils and hovercraft. It will examine the basic mechanics and fluid dynamics associated with their performance and allows you to understand and utilise design principles related to each type. It will expose you to the latest technology associated with yacht and small craft experimental techniques.

Linked modules

Pre-requisite: SESS2020