Moth on Foils: 35.9 knots(41.29 mph)

Discussion in 'Sailboats' started by Doug Lord, Apr 11, 2006.

  1. Doug Lord
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    Post #1584

    I guess that's as close as you'll ever get to "I was wrong".

    Kevin Ellway put together an animation of a Moth pitch pole. Absolutely nothing to do with "downforce" or the flap coming up too far.

    https://www.facebook.com/671685749655101/videos/699793123511030/
     

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    Moth on Foils! Flap Authority

    The set-up Ellway illustrated sure didn't use the full flap authority that should be possible with a foil like that. Maybe that is what is being illustrated.
    Full flap authority like this:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yuFwDm8t3IM
     
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