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Old 04-11-2010, 10:21 AM   #18 (permalink)
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I sure wasn't impressed by the blog or any video I've seen, but there seems to be some relevant theory posted at Sailing faster than the wind - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The key seems to be to have the wheel acting as a brake, feeding power to the prop to let it pull. It is a mind-bender, all right. Even worse than sailing upwind, or building iron ships.
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