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 - Ballast

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

Ballast (Adjustable)
Contained within bulb is a shaft housing an adjustable (forward and aft) heavy metal mass Position of which is altered by activating linear gear activators located in canting mechanism.

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Ballast Bulb - Movable Ballast & Compartments
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KEEL
Mechanical Canting Keel
DAGGERBOARDS
HULL
Bi-Planar (Monocat) 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 Numbers 2015/03490 & 2015/03491
Adjustable Ballast Bulb for a Sailing Vessel - Patent Reference No. US 10,322,773 B2
Sailing Vessel - PCT (Patent Cooperation Treaty) WO 2016/185356
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