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1. (WO2018087649) SHIP WITH SAIL PROPULSION

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/087649    International Application No.:    PCT/IB2017/056927
Publication Date: Fri May 18 01:59:59 CEST 2018 International Filing Date: Tue Nov 07 00:59:59 CET 2017
IPC: B63H 9/06
Applicants: MARVIN SERIES
Inventors: VAN PETEGHEM, Marc
SDEZ, Nicolas
Title: SHIP WITH SAIL PROPULSION
Abstract:
The invention relates to a ship that is at least partially sail-propelled, of the type comprising a double sail mounted on a structure (300) angularly controlled around a generally vertical axis (310) according to the conditions, the double sail comprising a front flap (100) and a rear flap (200) of which at least one has a front-back asymmetry, separated by a slot (L). According to one aspect of the invention, the structure comprises a front mast (310) and a rear mast (320) connected by an element forming a boom (330) and by an element forming a gaff (342), each mast extending along the interior of a respective flap (100, 200), and said structure (300) is capable of turning on a rotational axis formed by the front mast (310).