Thursday, September 6, 2018

21st Century sails look like ionic columns-how they work

Container ships and other ocean vessels are going to start sprouting sails that look like Greek columns. You’d think that such things would create drag but instead they can increase fuel economy by 6%. Watch the demonstration with the basketball to understand how these work.

https://jalopnik.com/this-is-a-sailboat-and-those-are-sails-1828740311

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