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Sailing Into Advanced Design
Though the America’s Cup looks a little different this year, design innovation has contributed to the resiliency of the teams.
Syroco Uses ESTECO Technology to Design Fast Sailboat
Syroco aims to optimize the energy efficiency of the craft so that it can perform most effectively on water and reach the targeted speed of 80 knots (150 km/h), powered only by the wind. 
Sailing Into Advanced Design
Though the America’s Cup looks a little different this year, design innovation has contributed to the resiliency of the teams.
Advanced CFD at the Helm in Competitive Sailing
New rules in America’s Cup encourage virtual testing.
CFD Keeps Boats Afloat in the America’s Cup
Despite COVID disruptions, sailing teams discover new ways to simulate the unexpected.
Emirates Team New Zealand Defeats Oracle Team USA to Win the 35th America’s Cup
Team used ANSYS simulation software to replace sail with wing and ensure faster, more efficient craft.
Engineering the America’s Cup: It Takes Technology and Teamwork to Win the Race
How America’s Cup defenders and challengers integrate design, simulation, optimization, 3D printing, data analysis and high-performance computing technology for any advantage.
Engineering the America’s Cup: Flying on Water
From majestic wooden schooners to today’s muscular and high-performance catamarans, the America’s Cup charts new waters in technology-driven racing design.


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