wind ship

wind ship

[′win ‚ship]
(naval architecture)
A ship equipped with sails so that it can be propelled by wind, generally to augment steam propulsion.
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LadeAS, led by legendary speed sailor Terje Lade, has introduced "Vindskip," (or "wind ship") designed to take advantage of the wind for propulsion, along with advanced computer technology enabling weather forecasting and route optimization.
It pays homage to sailors in the 19th and mid 20thcentury who often risked their lives in perilous weather to sail wind ships (windjammers) carrying critical cargoes in and out of Australian ports to foreign lands.
Cabrera was impressive in his birdie-laden back-nine charge and hopes the wind ships up all weekend.