KayakFoundry - Kayak Design Software

由Ross Leidy发布的KAYAK FOUNDRY,是很多皮划艇DIY伙伴喜爱的软件。很精确的参数控制,输出断面切片图。 是细条船制作的好工具。


KayakFoundry 1.6 Features:

  • Stability Curves
  • Multiple views for shaping the kayak in Plan, Profile, and Body
  • Supports 1, 2, or 3 cockpits with independent or shared shapes
  • Auto-positioned cockpit tracks with changes to center of buoyancy
  • Resizable/hideable panels
  • Waterlines and buttock lines
  • Active Section view shows all section dimensions
  • Curve shaping by dragging control points
  • Rubber-banding for multiple control point selection
  • Keyboard arrow keys provide fine adjustments of control point position.
  • Real-time calculation and display of all kayak curves and hydrostatic data
  • Real-time location markers indicate critical hydrostatic positions
  • Optional auto-roundover of deck at bow and stern
  • Sliding position line for viewing cross-sectional shape along the length
  • Unlimited undo/redo
  • Imperial or Metric units
  • Bow Left or Bow Right display
  • Printed stations - adjusted for user-specified strip thickness (sample form)
  • Printed study drawing (sample study drawings)
  • Zoom in/out
  • Optional grid with user-specified interval
  • Exaggerated curves
  • A "notes" panel let you record comments and descriptions of the design
  • Integrated drag predictions using John Winter's KAPER algorithm
  • Form layout canvas to minimize paper usage
  • Parameters for the Broze drag prediction spreadsheet