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Seakeeping of motor yachts (2)

AuthorsDallinga, R.P.
Conference/Journal6th Symposium on High Speed Marine Vehicles, HSMV, WEMT’02 Conference, Castello di Baia, Italy,
Date1 jan. 2002
By limiting her availability and on-board activities and through motion induced fatigue and seasickness, poor seakeeping affects the sheer enjoyment of a yacht. Good handling in more extreme conditions contributes greatly to safety. The present paper summarizes lessons learned in the course of a long history of seakeeping tests. It discusses the basics of motor yacht seakeeping, the techniques and merits of motion control and related design and research issues.


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