“Use of the Towing Tank in the Design of Racing Sailing Yachts”, by Peter van Oossanen, Published in the Proceedings of the Symposium “Societa di Navigazione”, Naples, Italy, 26-27 June 1986, pp. 99-118 (ID No. 4526).
In this paper a description is given of the model test technique adopted at MARIN for evaluating the performance of models of sailing yachts. This paper also addresses the procedure adopted by the author for the extrapolation of model results to the full-scale yacht.