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Practically correct

Originally Posted by chucklesR View Post
Wind gen's don't cost any boat speed,
Chuck, I agree from a practical standpoint--you won't notice any loss of boatspeed or be able to measure it unless you are a floating laboratory. However, the wind generator prop is extracting power from the air and that is causing drag and that drag will slow the boat down.

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