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Prospective authors interested in submitting a paper for consideration to the Journal of Sailing Technology shall visit the SNAME website. There you will find detailed instructions as well as the paper template.

The Journal of Sailing Technology is an online peer-reviewed journal, whose objective is to provide a medium for the publication of research achievements and engineering practices inherent to all aspects of sailing technology. 

The Journal provides an OPEN ACCESS exchange platform for academics, researchers, students, designers, manufacturers, industry professionals and sailors alike, as well as the general public with an interest in sailing technology.

The Journal is funded by SNAME and it is free for both authors and readers. 

The Editorial Board welcomes submissions in three formats.
1. Full research papers, with unlimited word count, peer-reviewed within 8 weeks.
2. Short research papers, under 3000 words, peer-reviewed within 4 weeks. This is particularly suitable for high-quality short research communications and high-quality student projects.
3. Critical reviews, with unlimited word count, peer-reviewed within 8 weeks.

The scope of the Journal includes both fundamental and applied research based on analytical, numerical, and experimental studies. Topics include, but are not limited to the following:
Wind-Assisted Ship Propulsion
Yacht Design
Sails
Rig Concepts
Hull and appendages 
Hydrofoils
Seakeeping
Stability
Performance Prediction
Race Modelling
Weather Routing
Handicap Systems
Instrumentation
Structures
Materials
Manufacturing

Every year the Editorial Board recommends to SNAME  
The Best Paper Award, for the most outstanding contribution to the Journal; 
The Best Student Paper Award, for the most eminent publication by a lead Author undertaking Higher Education studies. 

Papers are nominated by the Reviewers. All nominated papers submitted between 1st June or the previous years and 1st June of the current year are considered for the awards by an Award Committee, made of three experts in sailing technology. 

To submit a paper to the Journal of Sailing Technology and to find further instructions including on how to find the template, follow this link: https://www.sname.org/author-opportunities

The Journal of Sailing Technology launched in 2016, when it replaced the Journal of Sailboat Technology, published between 2010 and 2014. 
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