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Troy’s Altair Part of Swedish Challenge for America’s Cup

TROY — When a Swedish sailboat challenges for the America’s Cup next month in the Atlantic Ocean, a Troy firm’s technology will be at work in the water.

Altair says its HyperMesh, OptiStruct and Radioss software have been used in designing Artemis Racing’s sailboat daggerboards — foils that lift the boat out of the water to cut drag.

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Troy Firm Helping Swedish Yacht Team In America’s Cup

TROY — Some of the $10 million yachts that zip around at upwards of 40 mph that will compete in the 35th America’s Cup sailboat races in 2017 will have an engineering assist from a Troy company.

Altair Engineering Inc. announced Tuesday that it has been selected by Sweden’s Artemis Racing to serve as a technical supplier in the team’s bid to win the America’s Cup in 2017.

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