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by AYRSWebAdmin
Fri Dec 08, 2017 6:12 pm
Forum: Events & other announcements
Topic: AYRS Annual General Meeting, 21 January 2018
Replies: 0
Views: 507

AYRS Annual General Meeting, 21 January 2018

The 54th Annual General Meeting of AYRS will be held on Sunday 21st January 2018 at the Village Hall, Thorpe, Surrey, starting at or after 4.00 pm (after the all-day AYRS meeting). You are invited to attend. The AGM is open to all paid-up members and their guests, but only members may vote. AGENDA 1...
by AYRSWebAdmin
Fri Oct 27, 2017 7:22 pm
Forum: Events & other announcements
Topic: Robin Blain
Replies: 0
Views: 567

Robin Blain

Message from the Junk Rig Association (of which AYRS is a member) ----------------------- Dear Amateur Yacht Research Society, It is with great and personal regret that I have to tell you that I've just heard that the founder of the Junk Rig Association, Robin Blain, has died. The JRA was conceived ...
by AYRSWebAdmin
Mon Sep 11, 2017 9:11 pm
Forum: Events & other announcements
Topic: Weymouth Speedweek 2017
Replies: 0
Views: 660

Weymouth Speedweek 2017

Just a reminder that this years Weymouth Speedweek will be from Saturday 14th October to Friday 20th October at the WPNSA Osprey Quay. Boat builders and experimental craft are all welcome to spend a week in like minded company. Sailing from 10.30 am each day. Evening events organised. AYRS Meeting a...
by AYRSWebAdmin
Sun Jul 16, 2017 10:58 am
Forum: Events & other announcements
Topic: RINA - Power & Propulsion Alternatives for Ships
Replies: 0
Views: 713

RINA - Power & Propulsion Alternatives for Ships

Call for Papers (deadline: 17 July 2017) Power & Propulsion Alternatives for Ships 8 November 2017, Rotterdam, The Netherlands The current use of alternative fuels and renewable energy sources within the shipping industry is still relatively low. Growing environmental legislation and concerns a...
by AYRSWebAdmin
Sun Jul 02, 2017 1:12 pm
Forum: Welcome to the AYRS Forums
Topic: Fishwics Brief Bio
Replies: 2
Views: 1938

Re: Fishwics Brief Bio

Front page has changed a bit from when No 51 was published, but if you click on "Home" on the black bar above, you'll get there.
by AYRSWebAdmin
Mon Apr 17, 2017 12:03 pm
Forum: Events & other announcements
Topic: Weymouth Speed Week - May Trials Week
Replies: 0
Views: 839

Weymouth Speed Week - May Trials Week

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Our annual gathering to get together, get on the water and test new things. We will be around most of the week and can arrange support boats if needed. We look forward to seeing you there.
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by AYRSWebAdmin
Mon Mar 27, 2017 11:18 am
Forum: News
Topic: High Speed Marine Vessels symposium - Final Call for Papers
Replies: 0
Views: 956

High Speed Marine Vessels symposium - Final Call for Papers

The 11th HSMV Symposium will be held in Naples in October 2017. As in previous years, the Symposium will provide an opportunity to present and discuss developments in the design, construction and operation of high speed marine vessels. Papers are invited on all aspect of high speed vessels with a wi...
by AYRSWebAdmin
Tue Feb 14, 2017 10:28 am
Forum: Forum Technical support
Topic: Google Chrome
Replies: 0
Views: 1196

Google Chrome

We've had reports that users with certain versions of Google Chrome are unable to download files correctly: specifically Catalyst 51. These files are currently transmitted in a compressed form (to save your and our bandwidth) and they are not getting re-flated in the users' computers. The usual symp...
by AYRSWebAdmin
Thu Feb 09, 2017 10:30 pm
Forum: Technical Papers for review and comment
Topic: Howard Fund
Replies: 23
Views: 6832

Re: Howard Fund

Definitely by email! or you can post the bones of it here.
Regards
AYRS Web Admin
by AYRSWebAdmin
Fri Jan 20, 2017 8:54 am
Forum: Boats
Topic: MicroTransat
Replies: 20
Views: 6349

MicroTransat

AYRS has received the following letter, which I'm posting here and inviting the sender to join the forum. Comments are welcome. Admin ______________________________________________________________________ Your advice about a crazy idea. I'm sending this email, as owing to a mistake on my part, I was...
by AYRSWebAdmin
Fri Jan 06, 2017 11:25 am
Forum: Sails & Aerodynamics
Topic: Wingsail design
Replies: 3
Views: 1714

Wingsail design

Thinking about wingsails; anyone considering their design should read Fekete and Newman's paper “Analysis and development of a sailboat with self-trimming wing sail”[1] in particular the second order differential equation which allows prediction of its stability. NACA sections are probably not the b...
by AYRSWebAdmin
Fri Jan 06, 2017 10:04 am
Forum: Events & other announcements
Topic: AYRS Annual General Meeting, 22nd January 2017
Replies: 2
Views: 1703

Re: AYRS Annual General Meeting, 22nd January 2017

The accounts for the year ending 30 September 2016 are on the AYRS website at http://www.ayrs.org/management/AGM%202017%20Directors%20report.pdf.
by AYRSWebAdmin
Tue Dec 27, 2016 4:39 pm
Forum: Forum Technical support
Topic: Forum software updated
Replies: 0
Views: 933

Forum software updated

Forum software has been updated. Should be OK (has been tested); any problems please report to admin
Thank you
by AYRSWebAdmin
Wed Dec 14, 2016 6:18 pm
Forum: Events & other announcements
Topic: AYRS Annual General Meeting, 22nd January 2017
Replies: 2
Views: 1703

AYRS Annual General Meeting, 22nd January 2017

The 53rd Annual General Meeting of the Amateur Yacht Research Society will take place on Sunday 22nd January 2017 at the Village Hall, Thorpe, Surrey, TW20 8TE starting at 4.00pm. The AGM is open to all paid-up members and their guests, but only members may vote. Agenda 1. Apologies for absence 2. T...
by AYRSWebAdmin
Thu Nov 24, 2016 6:50 pm
Forum: Gossip & other snippets
Topic: Autonomous ships
Replies: 2
Views: 1992

Re: Autonomous ships

If aircraft experience is anything to go by - Not good at all! One of the "side-effects" of developing collision-avoidance systems for aircraft (and most commercial aircraft today fly under autopilot, even when taking collision-avoidance action) was the development of a "cheap" a...
by AYRSWebAdmin
Tue Nov 08, 2016 10:36 pm
Forum: Events & other announcements
Topic: Terms of Use
Replies: 0
Views: 997

Terms of Use

The Terms of Use have been amended by the addition of the following paragraph: "You further agree that you grant to “Amateur Yacht Research Society” and the other users of the “Amateur Yacht Research Society” forum (whether they be registered or not) perpetual and irrevocable licence to reprodu...
by AYRSWebAdmin
Thu Sep 29, 2016 10:34 am
Forum: News
Topic: Speedweek 2016
Replies: 0
Views: 1181

Speedweek 2016

by AYRSWebAdmin
Tue Sep 29, 2015 12:14 pm
Forum: Welcome to the AYRS Forums
Topic: Welcome to the AYRS Forum
Replies: 0
Views: 2371

Welcome to the AYRS Forum

Welcome to the new AYRS Forum - the place to discuss developments in yacht science. Once registered you will find you have limited access to most of the forums. Some of them are restricted to paid-up AYRS members (well, they do need some privileges for their money), but in most you will be able to r...

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