racing yacht "Alinghi", winner of the America's Cup
has been a developer and designer of sailing racing yachts for more
than 40 years. For ultra high-level racing, he has developed and
used advanced model testing methods and mathematical hull form analysis.
to working on the design of several small sailing boats and larger
offshore racing yachts, he has been a design contributor to more
than eight America's Cup syndicates. When the America's Cup yacht
type was changed to the International America's Cup class, Professor
Milgram became the Design Director of the syndicate which was the
first to win the America's Cup in this new class in 1992. He has
done mathematical analysis, towing tank model testing or design
for a competing syndicate each of the four times the races have
been conducted in this new class. Recently he was a consultant to
the Alinghi syndicate, pictured at left, which won the America's
Cup in 2003.