Structural analysis of a Korean-designed cruiser-class sailing yacht

  • Bae, Dong-Myung ;
  • Cao, Bo ;
  • Kim, Dong-Jun
  • Received : 2015.01.01
  • Accepted : 2015.02.10
  • Published : 2015.02.28


A Korean-designed cruiser class sailing yacht, based on the form of traditional yachts, has been developed. In this paper, structural design procedures for the yacht are studied. The scantling of structural members and loads is carried out based on the guidelines suggested by Australian Standard 4132-1993, the American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) and the International Organization for Standardization (ISO). Patran/Nastran finite element analysis is performed on models of the trial sailing boat, and from these results, the structural strength of the ship's hull is verified.


Sailing yacht of Korean design;Yacht design;Scantling;Finite Element Approach (FEA)


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