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Wind Assisted Ship Propulsion: Back to the Future

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 ^ USS Constitution: A Sailing Frigate & the Legend of the War of 1812 is Still Afloat
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It is not the strongest or the most intelligent who will survive, but those who can best manage change. (wrongfully attributed to) Charles Darwin

Winds of Change in the Traditionalist Shipping World

May you live in interesting times. So goes an ancient, apparently Chinese, curse. The implication is clear. You are more likely to find peace and tranquility during stable, uninteresting times. Upheavals, though interesting, create precarious times.

Presently, we are living in interesting times. The global economy is yet to shrug off the lethargy injected by the global economic slump of 2008. Add to that the harrowing prospect of another slowdown – over the past fifty years, the global economy has slipped into a recession every eight years. Read More