An illustated talk given by Fiona Sinclair to the Amateur Yacht Research Society on 5th December 1995

This talk was intended for an audience of amateurs, and was kept as non-technical as possible. Those readers who want equations rather than photographs are on the wrong page.

(Actually, a companion page of equations might possibly be linked in later. Watch this space).

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