Stability Criteria for Sailing Vessels

Izaguirre Alza, Patricia and Pérez Rojas, Luis and Zamora Rodriguez, Ricardo (2008). Stability Criteria for Sailing Vessels. In: "III Simposio Internacional de Diseño y Producción de Yates de Motor y Vela. MDY 2008", 26/06/2008 - 27/06/2008, Madrid, España. pp. 123-137.

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Title: Stability Criteria for Sailing Vessels
Author/s:
  • Izaguirre Alza, Patricia
  • Pérez Rojas, Luis
  • Zamora Rodriguez, Ricardo
Item Type: Presentation at Congress or Conference (Article)
Event Title: III Simposio Internacional de Diseño y Producción de Yates de Motor y Vela. MDY 2008
Event Dates: 26/06/2008 - 27/06/2008
Event Location: Madrid, España
Title of Book: MDY 08 : Madrid Diseño de Yates 2006
Date: 2008
Subjects:
Faculty: E.T.S.I. Navales (UPM)
Department: Arquitectura y Construcción Navales [hasta 2014]
Creative Commons Licenses: Recognition - No derivative works - Non commercial

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Abstract

What do you know about sailing yacht stability? Which are the peculiarities of the stability of a sailing yacht? Is there any supposition different from those applied in conventional ships? If you have to verify the stability of your yacht, would you be sure of which criteria you should applied? The aim of this paper is to answer these questions among others. The authors assume that the readers of this paper come from varied backgrounds and experience. Some of you may not be totally familiar with these stability requirements whereas others may use them every day. It is hoped that this paper will be some enlightenment for the former and be an interesting review for the latter. In this paper the philosophy of sailing yacht stability will be presented. It will be also examined the criteria in force in countries such as Spain, United Kingdom, United States and The Netherlands among others and the assumptions upon which they are based will be highlighted. In order to clarify ideas two reference sailing yacht will be subjected to different criteria and compared their severity.

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Item ID: 3640
DC Identifier: http://oa.upm.es/3640/
OAI Identifier: oai:oa.upm.es:3640
Official URL: http://www.etsin.upm.es/ETSINavales
Deposited by: Memoria Investigacion
Deposited on: 06 Jul 2010 08:40
Last Modified: 20 Apr 2016 13:09
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