Modern Ship & Shipbuilding Terminology

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Wingsail: A composite rigid sail, or a 'soft' sail which can have its profile altered. Both versions are derived from aerospace technology and resemble and act very much like airplane wings. Benefits can include increased performance and ease of handling a large sail.
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