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Addressing Addressing the

Elusive Issue

EYE ON DESIGN of Comfort Comfort

About the Author

Enrico Della Valentina is senior project manager for the Yacht team at MARIN.

MARIN offers simulation, model testing, sea trials and training to the shipbuilding and offshore industry and governments.



Figure 1/2: Seasickness sensitivity factor as function of age (left); sensitivity factor as function of exposure (right)

Figure 3: comparison of Cruise Comfort Index (R.

Grin, RINA 2011) for 5 vessels of different size sailing exactly along the same route at the same time, at the same speed. The higher the CCI the better.

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