Best hull for autonomous wingsail boat

Discussion in 'Boat Design' started by JGeddes, Dec 12, 2014.

  1. gonzo
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    gonzo Senior Member

    California to Hawai is basically following the old trade routed. That means it is downwind or a reach. Is your application for a restricted wind angle condition too?
     
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    And what will be the size of the boat?
     

  3. lucdekeyser
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    for steering without appendages nor weights use twin wings as in the sailing MOOP https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X9Hj3jcL5vk
    for self righting, turn buoyant relatively broad wings perpendicular to relatively slender lw hull with weighted (batteries) ww ama.
     
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