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Re: IB Extended Essay on physics in sailing... help!!!

Originally Posted by yashgore View Post

‘How does the angle of the sail on a sailboat from the direction of wind affect the total drag force on the sail?’

Any ideas or suggestions?.....
Refer to C. A. Marchaj's "Sailing Theory and Practice" (Dodd, Mead © 1964 by C.A. Marchaj), penned by Marchaj while at Southampton University, England, in October 1962, and particularly Chapter 14 commencing on page 202...

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