Sailing Faster Than The Wind – How Is That Even Possible?

Sailing Faster Than The Wind - How Is That Even Possible?

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It’s possible to sail a yacht faster than the wind that powers it! Although it happens all the time, it’s really counterintuitive. Can it be explained with Bernoulli or Newton? Or both?

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