Numéro : 2745 - Year : 2019
Dimensioning, design, building and performance balance of Oceanwings® propulsion wing on the Energy Observer
Nicolas SDEZ et Marc VAN PETEGHEM - VPLP design - Paris (France)
Based on the experience gained through the design and realization of a first prototype, VPLP design engaged itself in the design and making of wind propulsors called Oceanwings®, dedicated to the boat called Energy Observer. The dimensionning, design and making of such a system is documented. The data collected by the embarked calculator are collected, processed and presented. A comparison is made with regards to models used at design stage, together with a commented global energy performance assessment.