Design and Development Partners
We work with leading UK Universities and specialist companies to develop and analyse our technologies using CFD, model testing on-water and in wind tunnels and full scale trials. Our globally patented technology has been proven to offer important enhancements to existing devices.
We have completed full scale sea trials of our PressurePores™ technology. The trials provided evidence of the success of PressurePores at full-scale. Combining the data with Oscar Propulsion’s Noise Predictor CFD code, we are now be able to validate the CFD model with the full-scale trials data, and to predict URN of the trial propellers retrofited with PressurePores and also provide a direct numerical model for any propeller. We are now establishing a design methodology for a propeller with the PressurePores technology as an integral part of the design for reduced URN as well as for optimal efficiency and fuel savings.
We continue to optimise our patented Oscar slitted rowing blades which are currently being rowed by a numbr of elite clubs and international teams. Reports consistantly confirm that our blades are softer at the catch, make the stroke smoother and more stable while maintaining performance and reducing stress on the body. We have started trials with Stand Up Paddleboard (SUP), Kayak and Canoe blades. We believe that Oscar blades will make a significant contribution to all blade-based watersports.
University of Southampton, Department for Ship Science
University of Strathclyde, Department for Naval
Architecture, Marine and Ocean Engineering (NAOME)
Naval Architects: Keel Marine Ltd
Patent Attorney: JA Kemp
Newcastle University, School of Engineering
Engineering Consultancy: Frazer-Nash Consulting
University of Exeter, College of life and Environmental Science
Professor Steve Simpson