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Physics of Sailing

  1. Feb 28, 2005 #1
    Hi,
    Does anyone know about or any links about the physics of a sailing boat?

    Thanks Heaps.
     
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  3. Mar 1, 2005 #2

    Andrew Mason

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    Try typing 'physics' and 'sailing' in Google. You might want to consider the link between relativity and sailing (since 2005 the 100th anniversary of Einstein's 4 great 1905 papers). I understand that Einstein was an avid sailor and someone even had a boat built as a gift for him.

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