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post #42 of Old 02-18-2019
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Re: sailing past close hauled?

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Originally Posted by Minnewaska View Post
I think SO is pondering a horizontal wing sail. I believe in such a scenario, there is no forward vector. Think about the angle of attack of a wing making lift.
A glider moves forward doesn't it?

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