The High Performance Yacht Design Committee is pleased to announce that HPYD5 will take place in Auckland, NZ as part of the Volvo Ocean Race stopover in early March 2015.

Papers are invited on all topics relating to the design of high performance power and sailing yachts, including:
- structural design and analysis
- performance prediction
- wind tunnel and towing tank testing
- computational methods
- hull and appendage design
- regulations and rating rules

Abstracts are due 1st July and final papers are due 1st October. All papers are reviewed by an international technical panel.

Abstracts should include a detailed description of the proposed paper and be no longer than one page. They should be submitted to info@hpyd.org.nz.

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