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Kite powered war canoes..... ?

So who is taking the glory (and money) for inventing this "Mastless Sail" then :roll:

Looks just like a spinnaker if you ask me.
 
This has been talked about before, and it is not that long ago other wind power ideas were being tried bu nothing ever came of them
 

Seaweed

War Hero
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Agree. A mad Gunnery Officer of my aquaintance [not the one who spent two years at ASWE compulsively straightening paper clips] was a projector of one of these ideas (see Planesail at http://www.geocities.com/CptinRn/strange.html, although he doesn't seem to have received a credit for it there).

Blow wind, and crack your cheeks.
 
The MOD would love this it will save them a fortune in fuel costs. I think we should learn how to rig sails again just in case.
 

Topstop

War Hero
rod-gearing said:
Ive got a Bosun Dinghy they can borrow.


In the current financial I dont think mod could afford thethe lease :dwarf:

I can hear the brains at BAE God only knows what they`ll charge :money: :money: :money:
 
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