Larinka - a wingsail powered Superyacht
Previously, self-trimming wingsail technology has usually been applied to very expensive "Superyachts" such as
"Larinka" - pictured below. This boat is currently for sale at a price of over 1 million pounds.
Larinka is an example of
how successful wingsail applications can be, but she uses a complicated system
of sensors, a computer, and servo motors to provide single lever, self-tacking and adjustment.
By contrast, the
non-electronic, (Patent applied for) Auto Control Unit
can provide almost the same degree of automatic control and can be fitted to
less expensive applications and smaller boats at a fraction of the cost..
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P. Worsley 2010