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Sailing a boat calls for knowledge of Newton’s laws of motion, forces, and sailing principles such as the angle of the sails with respect to wind direction. It is easy to see how a sailboat can travel downwind, but how does a boat sail into the wind? Why do we see so many different types of sails?