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"We cannot direct the wind,
But we can adjust our sails..."
Bertha Calloway


General concept

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The variable geometry Transition Rig adapts to changing wind conditions and folds away conveniently after use. The inspiration has come from the remarkable wings of bats and birds.

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Windship concept

A proposal is made here to fit folding sail modules to larger ships such as tankers and bulk carriers in order to reduce their fuel use and environmental damage.

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Entries into the Concept Boat competition
transition dinghy Two designs have been entered into the Concept Boat competition. The Transition Dinghy design was entered in 2002 and was shortlisted. The Flèche was entered in 2005 and awarded 1st Prize in the Design and Concept category.

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  Richard Dryden

Please contact me if you have any thoughts or suggestions:
richard.dryden@transitionrig.com


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