Going Upwind Faster Than The Wind With the Blackbird Wind-Turbine Powered Vehicle

Blackbird Wind-Powered VehicleThe Blackbird wind-turbine powered land vehicle recently traveled upwind at twice the speed of the wind it was heading into. Built by Rick Cavallaro and his team, the Blackbird was designed to harness the power created by the up and cross winds. For more information, check out the article on Wired and for early information on the Blackbird, go to Rick’s website.

Think it would work on a boat? Check out the video below. [Wired]