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Maths could help search and rescue ships sail more safely in heavy seas

A unique new computer model built on highly complex mathematics could make it possible to design safer versions of the ‘fast ships’ widely used in search & rescue, anti-drugs, anti-piracy and many other vital offshore operations.Traveling at up to 23-30 knots, fast ships are especially vulnerable to waves that amplify suddenly due to local weather and sea conditions — extreme funneling effects

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