Yacht Design

General description

Have you ever dreamt about building your own boat? Here comes a course where you actually learn how to do it!

Local BEST Group Gothenburg is looking for students with a genuine interest in boats and the will to learn something new. And what place could be better to do that than on the West Coast of Sweden with a stunningly beautiful archipelago and a long tradition in building boats, from the time of the Vikings to the present day!

Come and enjoy the long bright nights of June and swim in the (still freezing cold) sea! Find new friends from all over Europe and have a once in a lifetime experience! What are you waiting for? APPLY!

Academic information

Content and topics:
Hull Geometry, Hydrostatics and Stability, Hull Design, Keel and Rudder Design, Sail and Rig Design, Balance
Learning goals and objectives:
After completing the course, the student should have enough knowledge of the principles of Yacht Design to be able to contruct a sailing boat.
Examination type:
Group work.

Information for applicants

Selection criteria:

Practical arrangements

All of the following are covered by the event fee: