Boat Design Forums

    1. Boat Design

      Discuss boat design concepts, projects, plans, reviews, resources, and general design topics.
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    2. Hydrodynamics and Aerodynamics

      Technical discussion on fluid dynamics: theory and analysis.
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    3. Stability

      Discuss stability issues and calculations, power and sail.
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      Latest: stab re-calcs for pimped Trimarans Ad Hoc, Jul 15, 2019 at 7:18 PM
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    4. Class Societies

      Scantling Rules, updates and discussion on Society Classification: Lloyds, ABS, DNV, ISO ...
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      Latest: BV NR546 - Nxx determination Ogrim, Jun 7, 2019
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    5. Powerboats

      Discuss production and custom powerboats and powerboat design.
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    6. Motorsailers

      Discuss monohull and multihull motorsailers and motorsailer design.
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    7. Sailboats

      Discuss monohull sailboat design, production and custom monohull sailboats.
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      Latest: Mid Boom Sheets luff tension, Jul 19, 2019 at 6:34 PM
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    8. Multihulls

      Discuss multi-hull sailboat design, production and custom sailing catamarans and trimarans.
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      Latest: Multihull Structure Thoughts oldmulti, Jul 20, 2019 at 3:12 AM
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    9. OnBoard Electronics & Controls

      Discuss onboard mechanical, hydraulic, and electric control systems, monitoring, navigation, communication, systems integration and onboard computer systems.
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      Latest: Autopilot lesson learned Deering, Jul 16, 2019 at 12:00 PM
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    10. Software

      Discuss marine design software: hull design, fairing, modeling, rendering, and CNC.
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    1. Option One

      Collaborative design of a power cruiser: trailerable, 300 mile range, economical at cruise & displacement speeds.
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      Latest: Cool trailerable boat parkland, Jan 9, 2015
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    2. Projects & Proposals

      An open forum to generate ideas for collaborative design projects.
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    1. Boatbuilding

      Discuss boatbuilding projects, methods, plans & kits, ask questions, and share your experiences.
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    2. Materials

      Discuss boatbuilding materials: composites, woods, metals, plastics, and finishes.
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    3. Marketplace

      Boatbuilding materials, tools, equipment, molds, tooling and custom projects for sale or trade.
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    1. Education

      Discuss schools and programs of Naval Architecture and Yacht Design and entry paths into a boat design career.
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    2. Services & Employment

      Post positions available and marine design and boatbuilding services offered.
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      Latest: Naval Architect Opportunity, Coast Guard CDBarry, Jul 19, 2019 at 7:00 AM
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    1. All Things Boats & Boating

      Enjoy friendly conversation with other forum members and boaters on marine-related topics, boats, and boating in general.
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      Latest: 1992 / 1993 Seaswirl 195 SWL purchase Vulkyn, Jul 18, 2019 at 5:18 PM
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