|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|미국특허분류(USC)||114/162; 114/1440R; 114/164; 440/040|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|대리인 / 주소||
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 27 인용 특허 : 7|
The present invention relates to an improved steering system for a water craft and an improved method of steering. The steering system includes at least two variable camber plates or rudders mounted to a hull of the water craft for imparting a steering force to the water craft. Each of the variable camber plates is preferably formed from a flexible material and has a leading edge affixed to the hull. A linkage mechanism is attached to a steering device on the water craft and causes at least one of the plates to move relative to the hull and thereby vary ...
1. A steering system for a water craft having a hull and a steering device, said system comprising:at least two plates capable of having variable camber adaptable to be mounted to said hull of said water craft for steering said water craft, each of said plates having a leading edge portion which is affixed to said hull and a trailing edge; and a linkage mechanism attached to said steering device and each said plate for causing said trailing edge of at least one of said plates to move relative to said hull and thereby vary the variable camber of said at l...