HydroComp has the tools you need for the prediction and analysis of vessel speed and performance. Whether a workboat, pleasure craft, or large ship, HydroComp’s award-winning software provides the technical data and prediction accuracy needed for today’s marine solutions. Our software helps you to:

  • Predict resistance

  • Match engine, transmission, and propulsor

  • Determine operational power and efficiency


Speed and power prediction for virtually any type of monohull or catamaran
HydroComp NavCad® is a software tool for the prediction and analysis of vessel speed and power performance – for large displacement vessels to fast-planing craft. It also provides for the selection of suitable propulsion system components – engines, gears and propellers. NavCad can be used for virtually every type of displacement, semi-displacement, and planing craft, sailboat or catamaran.

Recommended software for Speed/Power Prediction
NavCad