Hull Vane Types
Custom Hull Vane®
The Hull Vane® is a proven energy saving device for medium-speed displacement vessels. Each Hull Vane® is custom-designed for a ship to achieve the highest level of performance.
- 100% customised
- Steel, aluminium or composite
- Optimal performance
Semi-custom Hull Vane®
Also recreational motor yacht owners are interested in the advantages offered by the Hull Vane®. With the semi-custom Hull Vane® we have established a cost-effective answer for steel-hulled displacement motor yachts in the range of 10 to 20 metres. Through a systematic analysis of dozens of typical motor cruisers, with lengths of 10 to 20m, and a top speed of 12 knots, we developed a tool to predict the optimal Hull Vane® geometry and position for these vessels, without the need for an individual optimisation per yacht. We use standardised components to reduce built costs and installation time.
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Dynamic Hull Vane®
For certain customers the seakeeping effect of the Hull Vane® is as important as the energy-saving aspect. In such cases, we can increase the pitch damping effect by providing the Dynamic Hull Vane®. It has all the characteristics and benefits of the static Hull Vane® but can become active at the flick of a switch. By reducing the vertical accelerations onboard, seasickness is reduced and operations on deck are improved, as well as the performance of all systems, which benefit from a more stable platform in waves.
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