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” The pessimist complains about the wind; the optimist expects it to change; the realist adjusts the sails. ” W.A. Ward
” Twenty years from now, you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than those you did. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from safe harbor. Catch the wind in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.” Mark Twain
Development of a prototype motorsailer: Autark-Zero. A completely self-sufficient and emission-free yacht of 12m, equipped with electric propulsion and a carbon wing-sail.
The retractable wing-sail serves 3 purposes: sail, solar harvester and cockpit roof. The wingsail …
Wind Propulsion Innovation Awards 2016
The First International Windship Association Wind Propulsion Innovation Awards recognise pioneering projects and technological innovation in the development of wind propulsion for technically and commercially viable solutions for the shipping industry. The awards spotlight …
Industry leading CFD (Computational Fluid Dynamics) consultancy, specialising in design optimisation of commercial ships, renewables and racing yachts (including America’s Cup campaigns and Volvo Ocean Races). With renowned expertise in aerodynamics and hydrodynamics, their simulations …