Yacht Racing Design
Dr.-Ing. Rodrigo Azcueta has been at the core of simulation based America’s Cup and Volvo Ocean Race design campaigns for 15 years, always pushing the boundaries. Our designs and engineering solutions have helped three sailing teams win the famous Around-the-World Volvo Ocean Race. As Head of hydrodynamic CFD for four America’s Cup Challenges including AC35 for the British America’s Cup Team, we have built our reputation upon a racing pedigree and winning formula.
2005 – 2006 Volvo Ocean Race Campaign for ABN Amro – winner
2008 – 2009 Volvo Ocean Race Campaign for Ericsson – winner
2011 – 2012 Volvo Ocean Race Campaign for Groupama – winner
2003 – 2007 Head of CFD, 32nd America’s Cup for BMW Oracle Racing
2008 – 2009 Head of CFD, 33rd America’s Cup for Team Origin
2010 – 2013 Head of CFD, 34th America’s Cup for Artemis Racing
2014 – 2017 Head of CFD, 35th America’s Cup for Landrover BAR
After our successful involvement in the design of the foils of the previous HUGO BOSS, without doubt the fastest boat in the fleet during Vendee Globe 2016-2017, we were proudly commissioned again by Alex Thomson Racing to assist in the design of the new foil system for the next generation IMOCA Open60 HUGO BOSS, for Vendee Globe 2020-2021.