Technical » UNCONVENTIONAL CONCEPTS

Release Date: 7/19/2006

Anti-Vortex Panels

Bernd Kohler's explanation and description of the installtion of these panels is most interesting. According to Kohler, since about 1980 successful experiments have been made to reduce leeway and improve the tacking ability of catamarans by Anti Vortex Wings, instead of keels or boards. These are often called Vortex Generators but this is misleading. "Read on..."