VOR 70 (Ericsson - Abn Amro)
Written by Francesco Bussi   
This kind of boat appeared in the 2005-2006 Volvo round the World Race edition.
These boat differ from the previous 60 ft version not only for a greater lenght but also for innovative solutions like canting keel systems.
The models were designed by me, observing a great number of the real boat photos and some sketches of the design team.
In future the model, like the real one, will have a canting keel system and a asymmetrical Spi.

Like illbruck challenge design, hydrostatic calculation are made using the program maxsurf academic and the bulb was designd using a numerical fluid dynamics software used in my university department. In this case was tried the entire bulb-fin configuration.
Because i did't have the original one photos ,this bulb model is near classic, the only particularitity is a section with different curving beams on the upper and lower part.

I thank Federico for the page he gives me on his site.

Francesco Bussi

The plans are available for free. Go to next page to request them...

Fill the form to request the plans to Francesco Bussi. They will be sent to the provided email address as soon as possible.

Last Updated ( mercoledý, 31 gennaio 2007 )