Scheurer Design & Eng. and D3 Applied Technologies have signed a long term partnership to couple Scheurer's expertise in composite materials with D3's knowledg
e in Computational Fluid Dynamics & Boat Design.
In Spring of 2013 the above collaboration will launch a newly designed A-Class Catamaran called the “Scheurer D3”.
Scheurer Design & Eng. is a design and engineering consultancy specializing in composite materials. Their clients enjoy a complete project management solution including design, engineering, prototype and series production. Clients to date have been Formula One teams, OEM Automotive, Marine, Medical and Lifestyle Industry Sectors. Dominik Scheurer, CEO of Scheurer Design & Eng. and former member of both Sauber and Toyota Formula 1 teams will head the structural design and construction of the Scheurer D3.
D3 Applied Technologies delivers consultancy and engineering services in the field of aero/hydrodynamics. With expertise acquired over a number of years involved in America's Cup and winning Volvo Ocean Race design teams leading to the development of state-of-the-art design technology which improves final product performance. Gonzalo Redondo, founder and director of D3, former member of the Artemis Racing Design Team for the AC34, will be in charge of the boat design and CFD testing.
Through this agreement, Scheurer & D3 aim to carry out a scientific, thorough and well founded design process, before now unseen in the A Class catamaran fleet. As an outcome, we expect to provide the most competitive A Cat available in 2013.