Laddermill sail – a new concept in sailing

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, TU Delft

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December 5th, 2007
Last modified on February 22nd, 2021 at 16:23

. A new innovative approach to sailing has been proposed by TU Delft. It allows sailing in any desired direction, including straight into the wind. The concept consists of generating energy with a sky sail and then using it in an electric motor of the ship. The paper describes a mathematical model of laddermill sail.

International Conference on Engineering Technology (ICET 2007), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 11-14 December 2007.

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