making waves cape town WAVES ARE BEING MADE DOWN SOUTH AT THE CAPE OF STORMS
MONOHULL SAILING WILL NEVER BE THE SAME AGAIN...

Ballast Bulb - Foiled

Invention reconfigures the conventional heavy metal bulb into a dynamic sailing appendage.

Foiled
Forward motion vessel creates 'lift' which can be directed to either righting moment or raising/lifting hull relative to water.

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Ballast Bulb Perspective
Ballast Bulb on Keel
Perspective 1
Ballast Bulb on Keel
Perspective 2
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KEEL
Mechanical Canting Keel
DAGGERBOARDS
HULL
Bi-Planar Hull
Forward-Looking 3D Sonar
Propulsion
Deck and Cockpit
Water-Making
RIGGING
Topmast - Backstay Configuration
Mechanical Canting Mast
BALLAST BULB
Foiled
Compartmentalised
Adjustable
Ballast
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The developments described are the subject of South African Patent Application Numbers 2015/03490 & 2015/03491
PCT (Patent Cooperation Treaty) WO 2016/185356 & WO 2016/185357
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