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    woke up today went on seasteading forums.

    I had a toke and it got me wondering about sails.

    fly wing sailboat

    an ordinary bermuda sail is hard to make, and a crab claw sail typically requires a double-ended boat.

    A rogallo crab claw may work for both directions, but obstructs the mast, and has uncertain means of storage and moving parts.

    what are some efficient sailplans that can handle all directions?

    fly wing sailboat

    nature inspires us in many ways, flys can fly in all directions.

    they catch the air with good camber

    have a simple yet solid sail design which can be replicated.

    fly wing closeup

    they also have an easy to use means of storage. simply folded on back or held nearby parallel to the surface helping with balance.

    fly wing sailboat

    So I drew my fly wing sailboat, with fish-fins, an anal fin and pectoral fins.

    to see how to arrange the sails on different points of sail,I drew hypothetical points of sail on bottom of picture.

    fly wing sailboat, fly so fast, across the water, seastead nation, we’re empowered.

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    that ones a bee


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    Look at the ones they use with sailboards… Some are close to that shape. Using 2 might not work, unless one fore/one aft, as separate masts…



    Never be afraid to try something new…

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    Hahaha what the fuck.

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    Gentry wrote:

    Hahaha what the fuck.

    haha, lol


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