108m Offshore Patrol Vessel Holland Class

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Scope of case study

CFD
Maximum speed: 21.5 knots
Resistance reduction:

  • 1.3% at 5.0 knots
  • 13.7% at 12.5 knots
  • 15.3% at 17.5 knots
  • 11.1% at 22.5 knots

Interesting fact

In designing the Hull Vane®, many boundary conditions were taken into account, like the RHIB launch and recovery through the transom door. Several papers have been presented on this research, which are available here, and here, highlighting a.o. the positive effect on helicopter landings.