Omer wing sail

Discussion in 'Sailboats' started by CT 249, Mar 28, 2010.

  1. CT 249
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    CT 249 Senior Member

    Back in 2008, Omer Gonen of Omer wing sails said that he was hoping to sail his wing-rigged Elan 37 against a standard sistership.

    Could Omer or anyone else please tell us how the testing came out? According to the claims, Omer's Elan 37 should have finished its races between a Farr 40 and a TP 52, which would have been quite interesting. Surely that would have caused some comment.

    Can anyone post some information on this amazing performance breakthrough?

    Thanks/
     
  2. ancient kayaker
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    ancient kayaker aka Terry Haines

    Chris: why don't you post this on the other wingsail thread?
     
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