Rowfoil in progress

11 September 2019

The idea of a forward rowing hydrofoil vessel has been spinning around in my mind for some 15 years now. After a lot of ( wet) attempts and modifications this prototype is now getting out on its foils, see here . The propulsion is not yet sufficient and the construction and steering/ handling needs to be […]

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Wroets, Rowfoil

1 March 2019

This simple drawing shows what it should look like in the end, a streamlined fly boat hull on 2 hydrofoils. The foils can be steered and pushed down in a rowing stroke. The angle of attack of the propelling wing can be adjusted to get thrust. So we are using the plunging wing principle like any […]

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