FASt - An autonomous sailing platform for oceanographic missions

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José C Alves ; Nuno A. Cruz (2008)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1109/oceans.2008.5152114
  • Subject: 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... View more
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