Welcome to the Chesapeake Sailing Yacht Symposium (CSYS) home page

The Chesapeake Sailing Yacht Symposium is the world's longest running technical forum dedicated to advancing the study of the art and science of sailing yacht design technology.

Professional yacht designers and a wide variety of sailing enthusiasts travel from around the world to attend the CSYS Symposia to present papers and exchange ideas on sailing.

Call for papers

The Chesapeake Sailing Yacht Symposium Organizing Committee is pleased to announce that the 22nd CSYS will take place in Annapolis, Maryland, USA in March 2016.

Papers are invited on topics relating to the design, construction and operation of all types of sailing yachts.

TOPICS OF INTEREST:

  • Hull and Appendage Design
  • Modeling and Simulation
  • Performance Prediction
  • Sailing Yacht Dynamics
  • Sails, Spars and Rigging
  • Aerodynamics
  • Failure Analysis and Repair
  • Structural Mechanics
  • Materials and Manufacturing
  • Rating Rules
  • Human Factors in Sailing
  • Software, Electronics and Systems
  • Full Scale Testing
  • Environmental Considerations
  • Regulatory Developments
  • General Interest Papers [Non Technical]

 

IMPORTANT DATES:

 

3 July 2015

Submission of abstracts.

 

30 October 2015

Submission of manuscripts for review.

 

15 January 2016

Submission of final manuscripts.

SUBMIT ABSTRACTS AND QUESTIONS TO:

email: CSYSpapers@gmail.com