Monday, May 04, 2009

Halfbakery: Sailing Zeppelin

Halfbakery: Sailing Zeppelin

Sailing Zeppelin

Like the name says. Zepplin. Sails.
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Build a zepplin, and instead of motors, mount a set of sails. ...
Madcat, Aug 03 2003

sailing balloons, 17-1800's http://www.worldwid...nautics/chap28.html
first three paragraphs [FarmerJohn, Oct 04 2004, last modified Oct 21 2004]

Sailing Glider? http://www.sciencei...rn/stephenbourn.htm
Like the sea keel conception of this idea (see annos), but using wings. Scroll down for pictures. [Worldgineer, Oct 04 2004, last modified Dec 08 2004]

Cargo ship kite sailing
All they're missing is a hydrogen balloon to keep it in the sky. [Worldgineer, Sep 12 2007]