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Newsletter No. 9 -





AC65 box rules the technical challenges

Andy Claughton

Img2Des At METS2014, SMAR Azure will launch the brand new version of AzureProject


Some of the new features are: • Luff Curve - Sail Shape Interaction

Ben Ainslie Racing Technical Director Date: Wed 19th Nov Time: 1.00 pm Where: SMAR Azure stand 10.312 More info here


Rig Design: Be right first time!


Sabrina Malpede

• Lateral luff curve Find more here


SMAR Azure has been contracted by the British America’s Cup team - Ben Ainslie Racing (BAR) to contribute to the design of an AC62 wing-sail rig and catamaran structure.

Learn more here

Discuss with the R&D team of SMAR Azure any rig-sailplan questions

SMAR Azure CEO Date: Wed 19th Nov Time: 3.30pm Where: Innovation Lab stage – METS More info here

Img2Des is the new Add-On product for AzureProject users. It can measure a flying sail shape starting from any sail digital image

Some of the v.3 0 features are:  Easier GUI: to validate alternative design  Load cases: to vary tuning & sailing setting Final Tension Tuning Find out more here

Our in-house technology is used in connection with advanced analysis tools to offer expert professional services for sail, rig and yacht design.

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In coincidence with METS2014, SMAR Azure Ltd will celebrate its 10 Years Anniversary. We began our journey in Oct 2004 and have dedicated the last decade to delivering cuttingedge technology initially to the yachting sector and, subsequently, to the wider marine industry. Today, SMAR Azure is recognised as market leader in 3D CAD design and analytical software for various segments of the marine industry. We have over 200 users in 27 countries. We offer expert design services using in-house technology in combination with FEA tools and CFD-Ranse. Our vision now extends far beyond our current products: we are now engaging in the development of innovative technology which will reduce fossil fuel consumption and lower pollution & greenhouse gas emissions. To all our customers, partners and collaborators, THANK YOU for your continued confidence in SMAR Azure Ltd.

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