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Forces on a sailing boat

Added by David Fairhurst on Feb 6, 2008

A graphic showing the wind and tidal forces acting on a sailing boat. The wind exerts a force, but the tide exerts an equal and opposite force, so the boat's motion doesn't change. The forces are unlabelled so pupils can be asked to identify the forces.

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