Wave power ship

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A wave power ship is a ship, propelled harnessing the energy of the waves.



Constructed boats

As yet, there is only one boat that is propelled by wave harnessing fins:

Mermaid 2 uses a passive fin mechanism mounted at the bow. A combination of fins and springs capture wave energy, then release it as a propelling drive forwards.

Ship concepts

1. Ship concepts having wave harnessing fins like the "Santory Mermaid, described above:

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2. Ships with several hulls, that are movable among one another.

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