50m Patrol/Supply Vessel AMECRC #13


Scope of case study

Resistance reduction:

  • 19.7% at 10.8 knots
  • 30.2% at 15.1 knots
  • 13.7% at 25.8 knots
  • 9.2% at 34.4 knots

Interesting fact

For this publicly available model shape, a comparison was made between the Hull Vane® , interceptors, trim wedges, and ballasting. The results were presented at the RINA Warship Conference in Bath, UK, in 2016. The best and second-best option were also compared in waves. The paper is available for download here.