Re: Dutch Windmills -- now on-topic
- I din't realize until just now how on-topic we've been, ever since
Nels' first post. In 100 Small Boat Rigs, straight after talking
about the Flettner rotor, PCB describes his rig 100: the rotor drive
i.e. an air rotor coupled to an underwater propellor.
He says they might work, but are completely impractical: "Sooner or
later, a hand or a head will bounce once on the deck and roll