Subject: What is a supersail and how does it work
Date: Wed May 3 09:03:14 2000
Posted by Todd Jennings
Grade level: 10-12
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Area of science: Engineering
I read about a new prototype sail. Instead of a classic fabric sail, this
uses a modified airplane wing. Both an airplane wing and a sail use lift,
so this seems appropriate. Supposedly it uses a computer to decide the
optimal position for maximum pull, and is even fast enough to pull a boat
up onto hydrofoils. I would like to know more about it
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