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A Unique Opportunity

The Sailing Yacht Research Foundation is co-hosting a computational fluid dynamics (CFD) seminar from May 10-12 in Newport, RI. The seminar is open to all participants of all experience levels, from those looking to understand the basics of how CFD is used to drive the design of today’s modern race boats to more experienced users…

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Registration Open for NUMECA Cloud CFD Seminar – May 2017

SYRF partnering with NUMECA for FINETM/Marine seminar in Newport on May 10th REGISTER HERE Newport, RI – The Sailing Yacht Research Foundation (SYRF) is pleased to announce that it has partnered with NUMECA to organize a FINETM/Marine seminar in Newport from May 10th-May 12th. The 14M Project was conceived as a follow up from the 2015 SYRF Wide…

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SYRF Publishes NEW 14 Meter Hull Design

The Sailing Yacht Research Foundation (SYRF) is publicly sharing the design of a 14 Meter wide and light hull. SYRF hopes that the entire sailing community will use this as an educational exercise to better understand the capabilities and limitations of current performance prediction tools. The 14M Project was conceived as a follow up from…

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Listen Again to Downwind Aero 2C Webcast

The recording from the February 8, 2016 “Downwind Aero Phase 2C” call is now available online. Listen to the call’s recording HERE. During the public webcast, JB Braun, Michael Rickelson, and Mike Schreiber explained the methodology of the second phase of the Downwind Aero Moments and Forces 2C project and answered questions from the public…

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Supporting SYRF Yields Results

A donation made to SYRF yields results  2016 was a very active and productive year – your continued generosity helps SYRF’s mission to support the scientific research used to improve handicap sailing  Newport, RI – This year’s activities in projects supported by the Sailing Yacht Research Foundation (SYRF) were numerous and wide-ranging:  SYRF was a co-organizer of the triennial Chesapeake Sailing…

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SYRF Hosts Luncheon and Announces Challenge Grant Opportunity

STAMFORD, CT – On Saturday, January 12th, the Sailing Yacht Research Foundation (SYRF) hosted an invitation-only luncheon at the Stamford Yacht Club to reveal its mission to support the science of sailing, and announce a new challenge grant opportunity for tax-deductible donations. The event attracted an impressive crowd of 120 sailors, owners, designers, race managers,…

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