Close hauled with HyperWorks – Student Team of Politecnico di Torino Sails Away from Competition

The 1001VELAcup is an initiative where students from Italian and foreign universities develop and build boats to compete in regattas. To participate in the race, the teams have to design and manufacture their own boats which have to comply with a number of special class rules: The boats for the 1001VELAcup contest cannot be longer than 4.60 m and not wider than 2.10 m. The sail of the boat has a maximum size of 33 sqm. In addition, the regulations require the use of sustainable materials such as wood and natural fibers for the hull and aluminum for the rig

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