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Paper presented at the SNAME 21st Chesapeake Sailing Yacht Symposium, March 15–16, 2013
Paper Number: SNAME-CSYS-2013-012
..., but intense, dark zone and backwinding, the lighter shaded area, where the wind is slightly reduced but more importantly the wind direction is changed by the air deflected off the leeward (L) yacht s sails. This change in wind direction will either slow the windward (W) yacht or force it to tack away (turn...
Paper presented at the SNAME 15th Chesapeake Sailing Yacht Symposium, January 26, 2001
Paper Number: SNAME-CSYS-2001-009
... situations. The first model is appropriate for NOTATION short course racing, in which a course is set with respect x distance across course to an expected wind direction that fluctuates randomly over the period of the race. In this model, tacking incurs a y distance up the course speed loss and because...
Paper presented at the SNAME 13th Chesapeake Sailing Yacht Symposium, January 24–25, 1997
Paper Number: SNAME-CSYS-1997-001
..., which included the omission of measurements at several heights above the deck of wind and sail shape that would have been helpful to CFD studies of sail aerodynamics. sailing test knot coefficient wind direction test run apparent wind speed correction chase boat gimcrack davidson...
Paper presented at the SNAME 1st Chesapeake Sailing Yacht Symposium, January 19, 1974
Paper Number: SNAME-CSYS-1974-002
... average potential speeds in various ranges of operating conditions. NOMENCLATURE true wind direction, measured from true north Most symbols are used in only one sec- w. true course direction, measured tion. Each symbol is defined in the text 1 from true north, for the ith seg- where it is first introduced...
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