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005.3 "Surface Control"

Sebastian Muellauer
Qiuyang Zhou

The principle idea of the "surface control" is to have flexible spines which will bend under stress. The "sandwich" shape elements, which is called as the ribs, are used to supports the spines. Afterwards  a flexible skin will cover the whole hull.  
The skeleton of the model

Video of the first bending

Protei 5.3 with sail and draft keel

Protei 5.3 with sail