SOME WINGS ARE USED TO FLY, WHILE OTHER WINGS, OR RATHER ONE SINGLE WING, HELPS YOU STAY WELL ANCHORED IN THE WATER.

The Dynamic Stability System (DSS) we saw recently on the Baltic 142 Canova has the opposite function of a traditional foil: instead of allowing the hull to fly on the water, it has been designed to reduce listing and increase stability. The aim is to improve performance, not through flying but by trying to maintain a good position on the water. DSS is a single side wing that provides a reserve of the righting moment by producing upwards lift on the leeward side, thereby counteracting the listing produced by the sails.

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