“Optimizing the Performance of Keels for Sailing Yachts”, by Peter van Oossanen, Published in “Schip en Werf”, Vol. 55, No. 14, pp. 281-287, July 1988 (ID No. 2236).
This paper presents the considerations involved in designing a keel for a sailing yacht – specifically with respect to the requirements posed by the design constraints of the International 12 Metre Class measurement rule.