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An Introduction to the Physics of Sailing

The goal of this lesson is to explain how sailboats work by using basic physics principles. By the end of this lesson, students should be able to identify the forces acting on a sailboat and explain how the combination of these forces results in the forward motion of the boat. Students should be familiar with vectors and be able to use them to represent forces and moments, and should be familiar with using free body diagrams to represent forces and moments.

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