South Bay Simulations, Inc.

the world's leading free-surface panel code:
flow simulation and performance prediction
for yachts and ships

New Versions of SPLASH and ACCPAN
Released October 21, 2009
Demo Versions Now Available

Unsteady SPLASH Simulation:
an America's Cup Yacht Moving through Waves
(Flash Animation via Tecplot Software)
see the Tecplot CONTOURS news article

SPLASH and the 2003 America's Cup

Alinghi sweeps Team New Zealand 5-0,
bringing the America's Cup to land-locked Switzerland.

The Swiss won the right to challenge for the America's Cup after eliminating eight other challengers, including Oracle 5-1 in the the Louis Vuitton Cup.

Swiss designers used SPLASH to assist with design of hulls and appendages.

America's Cup XXX challenger AmericaOne:
USA-61 places first in Louis Vuitton Cup semi-finals,
second in Louis Vuitton Cup finals

see Amtec Engineering, Inc's
Case Studies or November 2000 Contours Plot of the Month
featuring a Tecplot-animated SPLASH flow visualization
for AmericaOne's yacht USA-61

Download an Adobe Acrobat (PDF) copy of AIAA Paper No. 2000-4339
"CFD Design Studies for America's Cup 2000"
by Bruce Rosen, Joe Laiosa and Dr. Warren Davis

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