VPP polar diagrams

Discussion in 'Sailboats' started by Eric Sponberg, Dec 16, 2007.

  1. DIY sailor
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    DIY sailor Junior Member

    Thank you. I am familiar with this excellent excel extension (and actually using it for non-linear interpolations) but it would be nicer and les complicated if excel could do something as simple as smoothen the curve especially considering excel can do the trick for X-Y graphs. Apparently this is not possible for polars.....
     
  2. fastwave
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    fastwave Junior Member

  3. DIY sailor
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    Thanks for the info Fastwave. I was not familiar with this add-in and I will investigate its usability further.

    In my opinion it is a shame that Excel is needs add-in's to make it more usable for technical calculations. It is much more optimised for financial calculations compared to technical calculations....
     
  4. watchkeeper

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    Hi Fastwave,
    Re. your 2009 enquiry for 4 x 9m RHIB. Was your then requirment sucessfully delivered and do you have any interest in additional aluminium hi speed or special purpose boats.

    Rgds,

    Watchkeeper
     

  5. crashflow
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    KenJ, any chance I could have that polar you did? I've got a 36-2 centerboard. I've looked around for a polar and have been as yet, unsuccessful.

    Best,

    Michael
     
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