Wind Propulsion Project Using Yacht Racing Technology

The latest project to bring wind propulsion technology to commercial shipping is seeking to leverage the experience and technology developed in world-class yacht racing to a new generation of tankers and dry bulk carriers. Cargill, a leader in the global food industry, is launching a project with BAR Technologies, a company formed to commercialize technologies developed in America’s Cup yacht racing, and naval architect Deltamarin to develop the new wind-powered ships.

"Through this partnership,...

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