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Modern boat design and Computer Fluid Dynamics (CFD)
This is an old movie: in what regards to computers and programs 5 years is a long time. We can see here the importance of computer and tank testing in what regards evaluating (and modifying) a design to make it sail better regarding the conditions in what he is going to perform.
Here they are developing a offshore fast sailboat. This was made by students, not really professionals that I believe will have another debt in what regards hydrodynamic studies.
" a 12-m length, 4.5m beam mono-hull sailboat, ready for navigating storms and enjoying extreme sea conditions. A project carried out by members of D-Tank and Rücker Ibérica, in collaboration with the Elisava Superior School of Design"
and some more:
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