Cape Horn Engineering are delighted to have proudly worked as part of the specialist technical team for international yacht designer, Malcolm McKeon on Baltic Yacht 112 'Liara'. Her owners requirement was for a fast, easy to use, family yacht, designed for worldwide cruising and occasional racing. With this in mind, a powerful hull and optimum sailingRead more
Blind Validation Case Study - CFD Simulations vs Towing Tank and Sea Trial Results Motor Yacht Fleming 58 The Australian company Norman R. Wright & Sons Pty Ltd commissioned Cape Horn Engineering to conduct a blind CFD validation study using towing tank data for the motor yacht Fleming 58. The aim of the validation wasRead more
Aim: The optimisation of a new Platform Supply Vessel hull for a Dutch shipping company on the 10 knots speed range in light and heavy displacement condition. This optimisation was carried out for the Dutch shipping company Vroon under the banner “ShipOpt”, a successful joint venture between Rodrigo Azcueta of Cape Horn Engineering and JasonRead more
The Barcelona Yacht Design Group requested Cape Horn Engineering to analyse the resistance of the new 12m Monorquin motor yacht by means of state-of-the-art CFD simulations. In this particular case study 4 different hull shapes were investigated at the full range of operational speeds. For these virtual towing tank tests the hull is free toRead more
Cape Horn Engineering has established experience in evaluating the flow path of exhaust vents at luxury private yachts. The positioning of engine room ventilation vents, main engine exhaust pipes or generator exhaust pipes has to allow the for the exhaust smoke to be directed away from deck areas where passenger may enjoy the yacht from.Read more
Aim: Optimisation of the hull for a new operational speed profile and on the design draught. Changes in the hull were only permitted within certain boundaries at stern and bow, according to constraints given by the shipyard. This optimisation was carried out for a well-known European cruise liner shipyard under the banner “ShipOpt”, a successfulRead more
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