C Class catamarans – a life at the interface of Aero and Hydrodynamics

Norman Wijker – Team Invictus Joint Team Leader

12th December 2013

Doors open at 18:00 with refreshments available; the lecture starts at 18:30 Concorde Room, BAWA Leisure Centre, 589 Southmead Road, Filton, Bristol BS34 7RG

Attendance at the lecture is free.

Team Invictus is a Bristol-based team comprising a number of aerospace engineers and professional sailors who share a common vision to produce a highly efficient, exceptional and original craft to compete in the next International C-Class Catamaran Challenge. The lecture will cover the event, how it started and how it has evolved and innovated over the years, covering the various design approaches in terms of aerodynamic, hydrodynamic and structure design.

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