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Published by SNAME and SNAME's SC-2 Sailing Craft Panel, the Journal of Sailing Technology (ISSN 2475-370X) is an online peer-reviewed journal whose objective is to provide a medium for the publication of research achievements and engineering practices in this field. The Editorial Board welcomes student papers and debates. Papers under 3,000 words will be reviewed within four weeks.

It is intended to cover not only fundamental studies on analytical and numerical models, theoretical developments, tank and wind tunnel experiments, but also results and analysis of full scale experiments. Topics include:

  • Sail Design, Analysis and Optimization
  • Rig Concepts
  • Resistance and Motions
  • Stability
  • Hull and Appendage Design and Optimization
  • Performance Prediction
  • Tacking Analysis
  • Race Simulation
  • Weather Routing
  • Full Scale Instrumentation
  • Handicap Systems
  • Structures and Structural Analysis
  • Materials and Construction Methods
  • Structural Optimization of Hull, Appendages and Rigs
  • Sailboat Systems

Starting in 2013, selected papers presented at the Chesapeake Sailing Yacht Symposium (CSYS) will automatically be considered for the Journal.  Interested authors are encouraged to visit the CSYS website.