|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|미국특허분류(USC)||114/103 ; 114/39 ; 114/124 ; 114/102|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 6 인용 특허 : 2|
A wingsail assembly in which the pivoting mounting is situated in line with a strengthened portion of the sail assembly such as a strengthened leading edge of a sail element while still retaining the alignment of the axis of pivoting and the center of pressure. A sail assembly is also described in which a locating mechanism, typically in the form of wire stays, a mechanical linkage or a hydraulic system, is arranged to act on opposite sides of a balancing mass, carried by a boom attached to the wingsail assembly and arranged to locate the mass in an appr...
A wingsail assembly, comprising: at least a first and second wingsail, said first sail being mounted for rotation about a first generally vertical axis, and said second sail being mounted on said first sail for rotation about a second generally vertical axis spaced from said first axis; means interconnecting said second sail with said first sail; a boom supported on said first sail; a balancing mass mounted at a remote end of said boom; and control means disposed on opposite sides of said boom for moving said balancing mass in an approximately horizontal...