Update

SYRF Members to Speak at the Yacht Racing Forum

With its dynamic mix of technical presentations and networking the Yacht Racing Forum is now firmly established as a ‘must attend’ winter event for anyone involved in the business of sailing and yacht racing.. SYRF’s Communication Director, Dobbs Davis, is heading the Design and Technology Symposium that be focusing on the latest innovations, materials and designs,…

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Read all about it!

  SYRF’s recent Downwind Aero Moments and Forces project was featured in the most recent issue of Sailing World. For more on how to apply SYRF’s research to your downwind spinnaker trim, read JB Braun’s article here.

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Offshore Multihull Association Launched

The Offshore Multihull Association (OMA) was formed last year by the owners of performance- oriented Multihulls with the goal of promoting the growth of this exciting category of performance cruising yachts. The OMA’s mission is to encourage fun, safe, close multihull racing in regattas around the world. These multihulls initially included Gunboats, HH Catamarans, Outremer…

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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 Has Productive Summer

Newport, RI – Projects supported by the Sailing Yacht Research Foundation (SYRF) have not been on summer holiday this season, with progress made in several areas of research. Each of these programs helps further SYRF’s stated mission “to develop and catalog the science underlying sailboat performance resulting in more accurate sailboat handicapping formulae for the benefit of all…

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