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
    for self righting, turn buoyant relatively broad wings perpendicular to relatively slender lw hull with weighted (batteries) ww ama.
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