Voilier du type a demi emerge

Semi-submerged sail ship

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ABSTRACT A cargo carrying vessel which is provided with an elongated bulbous pressure hull designed to operate in a semi-submerged state. The vessel is provided with one or more rigid wing sails to aid propulsion and solar cell arrays are mounted on each wing sail to generate electrical energy. The electrical energy is used to power an electric motor which drives the vessel in conventional manner. Excess energy may be stored in banks of storage batteries which form part of the internal ballasting of the vessel.

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