DEMONSTRATIONS AT ROTTERDAM "Wereld Haven Dagen"

Performed in combination with large tug from Fairplay simulating sea going vessel
Below are sequential shots of escorting manouvre starting at 9 knots



Sailing at 45 degrees to towline force approx 55 tonnes

Sailing at 75 degrees to towline approx 65 tonnes, heeling 28 degrees
Please note that towhook/line submerges and counters the capsizing force

 

Speed is reduced and tug turned at 90 degrees to towline



Tug turns towards towline and follows tow