posted on Feb, 24 2006 @ 01:53 PM
Shadow XIX pretty much has it correct. THe ultimate trick would be to not need a sail at all or failing this to greatly reduce the height of the
If you look at US Navy Sails since the Sea Wolf series they have a curve on the front of them instead of breaking the water at 90 degrees in the Los
Angeles series boats.
The Russians use a pretty wide sail structure at the base...more surface area. This also means more hollow space inside unless you find a way to
fill it..like pour someting in it to fill up the vibrating void.