Ocean Basin

Our Ocean Basin at Gosport, Hampshire was built in the 1950s, and is the largest freshwater indoor tank in the world. It has recently been used to test scale models of the new British aircraft carriers HMS Queen Elizabeth and Prince of Wales for stability and handling. By June 2014 a substantially high spec upgrade will give the wavemaker even greater capacity to accurately simulate real sea conditions, capable of generating regular waves and both long and short-crested irregular waves.

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Ocean Basin