Q.I. Composites S.r.l., specialized in non destructive analysis, set up by Stefano Beltrando in 1999, is the company providing the control and analysis activities for the entire fleet of the One Design Volvo Ocean 65 (VO65) taking part in Volvo Ocean Races 2014-15 and 2017-18. This acknowledgment, which followed a specific request from Volvo Ocean Race headquarters, results from the work carried out in the previous editions of the Volvo Ocean Race and in the main sailing events in the world.
Q.I. Composites S.r.l. is approved as laboratory for Non-Destructive Testing in the Field of Motor and Sailing Yachts and Composite Parts by DNV-GL - Certificate no. AOSSOOOOFWF approval of Service Suppliers for mechanical and analytical testing, in accordance with Class Programme DNVGL-CP-0484.
The tests are performed following procedures specifically approved by DNV-GL.