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  • Events & other announcements • Re: AYRS meeting at the Basingstoke Canal Centre - 21 & 22 September 2019
    With the proposed towing tests now less than 2 weeks away I spent yesterday rigging up a load cell with an arduino microcontroller. It will need to be connected to a laptop to use it, I don't think I have time to include data display and storage at this stage. The need to take a […]
  • Monohulls • AC 75 Now Afloat
    Well, the first AC 75 is now afloat, there are a few videos on the internet, e.g. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VuI1ILwo7tIWhen we first saw the concept I expect that some of us wondered if it would even stay upright in a flat calm. Well I expect it will but we still dont have confirmation of that since there […]
  • Events & other announcements • Re: AYRS meeting at the Basingstoke Canal Centre - 21 & 22 September 2019
    This event is now two weeks away. Not all our members read the posts on this forum so I have sent an announcement to all members within approximately 80 miles of the venue in Surrey UK, using email for those members who have provided the AYRS with an email address and post for those who […]
  • Events & other announcements • Water speed record talk
    Brooklands Museum in Weybridge periodically holds evening talks on various subjects and this week August 15th a talk about the Quicksilver project a British attempt to regain the World water speed record.To book your place email talks@brooklandsmembers.co.uk or phone 07880 670359 and leave a messageCost £7 (£2 for Brooklands members) Pay on the nightTime 7.30-9.30 […]
  • Sails & Aerodynamics • Re: Request for collaboration
    It is by all accounts a typical misinterpretation that winding of a multihull structure is opposed basically by the torsional solidness and torsional quality of the cross pillars. For some viable plans, without a doubt I would state most functional structures, it is the twisting quality of the crossbars that issues more than the torsional […]