• Bearboat  
    Robert Livingston's Free kayak design software is suitable for designing strip built small craft hulls. Easy to use, prints out bulkhead patterns. Connects to free kayak performance prediction software. (Added: 25-Sep-1999 Hits: 3744) | Rate | Visit

  • Bevelgage software  
    Shop calculations, materials information with emphasis on wood. Curve fairing, steam bending and laminating springback prediction, wood hull scantlings, spar sections. Wood, metal, and composites properties. Miters, bevels,and crown moldings. Fasteners and tooling. (Added: 7-Dec-1999 Hits: 1873) | Rate | Visit

  • BioDesign & Displacement  
    Allows creation of 3d Bezier polylines & patches, scale and rotation. Saves in dxf format.    (Added: 25-Sep-1999 Hits: 5815) | Rate | Visit

  • Carene 40 / 50  
    Software to design hard chined boat hull to be constructed in plywood or sheetmetal. Free version for non-commercial use.   (Added: 25-Sep-1999 Hits: 7416) | Rate | Visit

  • Carlson Design  
    Modeling of panels for plywood or metal chine construction    (Added: 25-Sep-1999 Hits: 6364) | Rate | Visit

  • Free and Low-Cost CFD Software  
    "Commercial CFD software costs an enormous amount - $25,000 for a one-year lease for a single computer is typical. This site focuses on software with a web presence. However, almost every CFD paper has custom code behind it, which you can sometimes obtain by directly approaching the developer" (Added: 7-Feb-2000 Hits: 3669) | Rate | Visit

  • Hull Resistance Calculator  
    Online calculator by Fiona Sinclair based on equations and formulae in "21st Century Multihulls" by Joseph Norwood Jr. The aim is to derive simple mathematical formulae for the design of minimum-resistance hulls. The formulae can be used either for non-planing displacement hulls or for multihull outriggers. It is assumed that the front section has semi-elliptic plan and exponential profile, while the rear section has exponential plan and semi-elliptic profile. (Added: 31-Dec-2001 Hits: 1461) | Rate | Visit

  • HullDrag/32  
    A freeware (command line) utility that calculates hull resistance and optimizes LCB and/or Cp using the Delft University derived polynomials. (Added: 7-Feb-2000 Hits: 2116) | Rate | Visit

  • HullForm  
    Free Hullform 6S Version for DOS, and Shareware version 8SW for Windows. (Added: 30-Sep-1999 Hits: 3298) | Rate | Visit

  • PlyBoats  
    You enter a minimal set of offset dimensions and it produces a group of graphics images that fully describe the hull. For the design of smaller boats. (Added: 25-Oct-1999 Hits: 3072) | Rate | Visit

  • PolyCAD  
    PolyCAD is a geometry tool designed for editing entities commonly found in Naval Architecture applications. It was designed to provide a range of extensive, simple and straight forward editing features across all entites and to allow level physical conversion between entities. (Added: 26-May-2002 Hits: 1084) | Rate | Visit

  • Sailfish Yacht Analyzer  
    Performance analysis software for sailing yachts. Comparison of a specific desing against statistics, creating VPP Polars (Performance Predictions, Velocity Predictons) and gives the possibility for parametric analysis. (Added: 5-Sep-2001 Hits: 1511) | Rate | Visit








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