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Number: 114/39.11
Name: Ships > Method of sailing sailpowered watercraft
Description: Process for navigating a marine vehicle propelled by the wind, the vehicle having (a) a portion which furnishes buoyancy when in contact with the water and to which the main supporting surfaces and other parts are attached, i.e., hull, (b) in combination with either (1) an extent of material by which the wind is used to propel the marine vehicle through the water, i.e., sail, (2) mast, (3) spar, or (4) rigging.










Patents under this class:

Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8635965 Sail system Jan. 28, 2014
8135504 Navigational planning and display method for the sailor's dilemma when heading upwind Mar. 13, 2012
7752987 Collapsible perimeter supported wind propulsion device Jul. 13, 2010
7568442 Three degree-of-freedom pivot assembly, sail-mounted ballast, and sail control system for high speed sailboats Aug. 4, 2009
7263939 Simplified elevated sailing apparatus Sep. 4, 2007
7234406 Fast sail Jun. 26, 2007
6990916 Sailboat mast stepping system Jan. 31, 2006
6923131 Windsurfing catamaran with dynamic shock dampened rig centering keel and hull support Aug. 2, 2005
6918346 Marine craft towed by a kite-type canopy Jul. 19, 2005
6609471 Sailing boat having mast force detection Aug. 26, 2003
6308649 Sailboat and crew performance optimization system Oct. 30, 2001
6189472 Craft with tilting sail Feb. 20, 2001
6148753 Reconfigurable foresail Nov. 21, 2000
6065416 Wind propelled watercraft May. 23, 2000
6003457 Boat powered by means of a kite via a hinged arm Dec. 21, 1999
5988086 Sailboat and methods Nov. 23, 1999
5957071 Sailboat Sep. 28, 1999
5934214 Method of sailing a boat, and sailing vessel Aug. 10, 1999
5894807 Sailboat Apr. 20, 1999
5887841 Pole support for use in mast assembly to adjust sail tension Mar. 30, 1999
5884575 Nautical balance system Mar. 23, 1999
5865136 System for lifting and lowering a sailboat mast Feb. 2, 1999
5860378 Recreational water vessel Jan. 19, 1999
5845593 Man and wind powered aquatic vehicle Dec. 8, 1998
5673641 Wind-propelled hydrofoil Oct. 7, 1997
4854255 Sailing provisions including release to prevent capsizing Aug. 8, 1989
4646670 Sail system for sailboards, and boardsailing apparatus and method Mar. 3, 1987
4474126 Sailing rig Oct. 2, 1984
4365570 Sail system for sailboards Dec. 28, 1982
4314518 Simplified sailing system Feb. 9, 1982











 
 
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