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Eco-Friendly Sail-Based Wind Turbine Breaks Barriers for Efficiency ...

Eco-Friendly Sail-Based Wind Turbine Breaks Barriers for Efficiency ... | Bionic catamaran | Scoop.it
Using biomimicry principles, the Aouini and his team developed what they call the Saphonian Zero-Blade design which has the potential to reconcile outstanding technical performance with superior integration into the natural environment.
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SUBWING: new innovative water sport experience

SUBWING: new innovative water sport experience | Bionic catamaran | Scoop.it
-SUBWING is the first thrilling watersport you can tow behind a sailboat or a slow boat in general. The speed needed to use the SUBWING is only about 3-4 knots, so any sailboat with any engine capable of doing this speed ...
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Carbon Fiber Vessel Breaks Speed Sailing Record | Engineering On ...

Carbon Fiber Vessel Breaks Speed Sailing Record | Engineering On ... | Bionic catamaran | Scoop.it
Things just got a bit faster out on the water. A specially designed sailboat sponsored by Danish wind turbine maker Vestas has set a new 500-meter sailing.
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Egypt's Green-Roofed Bio Boat Entirely Wind and Solar Powered ...

Egypt's Green-Roofed Bio Boat Entirely Wind and Solar Powered ... | Bionic catamaran | Scoop.it
Among nature's most devoted heroes throughout the Middle East and North Africa, the Hurghada Environmental Protection and Conservation Association (HEPCA) has released renders of a new bio boat that will be used to educate ...
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Introducing Adaptive Airfoil from Danfoss PolyPower

The ability to intelligently change the profile of a wing or sail to optimise performance under dynamic air flow conditions is now enabled with the PolyPower...
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Foscat-32 Folding Solar Catamaran

Foscat-32 Folding Solar Catamaran | Bionic catamaran | Scoop.it

The FOSCAT (folding solar catamaran) is designed at very highest calibre which provides high exhilaration performance and unashamedly fast sailing solutions. The FOSCAT is a new alternative concept cat sail-vessel that consumes no fuel with high energy efficiency. Instead, she uses alternative energies and one of a new alternative symbol of raising awareness about sustainable use of resources on the sea.


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14 Best Inventions Using Biomimicry in 2011 (Videos) : TreeHugger

14 Best Inventions Using Biomimicry in 2011 (Videos) : TreeHugger | Bionic catamaran | Scoop.it
We love biomimicry news. There is something satisfying about the natural world telling us how to make our technology better, rather than the often-assumed other way around.
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Free screening: Second Nature: The Biomimicry Evolution ...

Free screening: Second Nature: The Biomimicry Evolution ... | Bionic catamaran | Scoop.it
View the film Second Nature: The Biomimicry Evolution and engage in a conversation about biomimicry and how it influences the world around us. The film follows ... Free sailboat rides on Lake Calhoun!
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Bionic sailboat - www.buzasi.com

Bionic sailboat - www.buzasi.com | Bionic catamaran | Scoop.it
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simple biomechanical solution and it's application

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AERODYNAMICS - FORCES ACTING ON AN AIR FOIL

AERODYNAMICS - FORCES ACTING ON AN AIR FOIL - Department of Defense 1957 - PIN 27274 - DEPICTS THE AERODYNAMIC THEORY AND PRINCIPLES OF FORCES ACTING ON AIR ...
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Understanding Wing Technology - Boat Design Forums

Understanding Wing Technology - Boat Design Forums | Bionic catamaran | Scoop.it

Originally Posted by petereng ...What comes to mind is that we need a permanently stretchy film (latex, gold spandex?


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