Is there any Free software to Assist in Sail planing and Ballast placement?

Discussion in 'Software' started by jedclampit, Feb 17, 2006.

  1. jedclampit
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    jedclampit Junior Asparagus

    Is there any Free software to Assist in Sail Planning and Ballast Placement?

    I think that I can use Freeship to adjust the placement of trim but what about the affects of ballast placement on ship handling?

    What software can I use to design a Sailplan for my sailboat (free or low cost). Is there software to design the riging loads and the sails? and then model on my hull design?

    Last edited: Feb 19, 2006
  2. aquabat
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    aquabat New Member

    There is free sail design software from however you cannot export the sail as a 3d design. It will however export the panels needed to build the sail in 2d dxf format.
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