FASt - An autonomous sailing platform for oceanographic missions
José C Alves
Nuno A. Cruz
Environmental engineering | :Engenharia do ambiente [Ciências da engenharia e tecnologias] | Engenharia do ambiente | :Environmental engineering [Engineering and technology]
Sailing has been for long times the only means of ship propulsion at sea. Although the performance of a sailing vessel is well below the present power driven ships, either in terms of navigation speed and predictability, wind energy is absolutely renewable, clean and fr...