Prototype Engineering Model

Watercraft

Effect: Hybrid-Experimental

Type: Model

Composition: Fiberglass

Place: Europe

Date: 1987

Builder/Location: Volvo Penta Corporation

Museum Location: 35

This model reflects the students’ predictions regarding hull shape, materials, aero- and hydrodynamics, and boat aesthetics 20 years into the future.

Prototype Engineering Model, 1987
Volvo Penta Corporation, Great Britain

Volvo Penta asked marine engineering students to design a pleasure boat. This model reflects the students’ predictions regarding hull shape, materials, aero- and hydrodynamics, and boat aesthetics 20 years into the future.

Origin: Great Britain

Prototype Engineering Model