PhysicsLAB NextTime Question
Sailboats #1

Sailing is fun, especially on a windy day. Consider the top views of the two boats below, one sailing with the wind, and the other across the wind. Which can sail faster than wind speed?
 
   
 
 

View Correct Answer




Paul G. Hewitt
Copyright © 1984-2005
All rights reserved.
Used with written permission.
PhysicsLAB
HTML conversion
Copyright © 1997-2017
Catharine H. Colwell
All rights reserved.
Mainland High School
Daytona Beach, FL 32114