Using Sail Assist in a Commercial Hybrid Ship

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Using Sail Assist in a Commercial Hybrid Ship

Sail assisted hybrid ship, including electrically driven propellers plus wing sails (think of "Solar Sailor.")

When the wind is overly strong, the ship will exceed needed speed. In this case trail the propellers, so you are EXTRACTING energy from the motion. (Doing this effectively may require controllable pitch propellers.)

By banking this energy in the batteries, can I bank enough energy during the windy times, to get me through the calm times?

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