Interests in inventing:
- Trimaran with hydrofoils
Patent of Latvia 19.08.1996. LV 11603 B; European patent No. EP 0 855 984 B1; USA patent US006024041A; Canadian patent CA 2235340.
The essence of the invention:
Invention is tailored for use in the most high-speed - trymaran-type sailboats. It is the first hydrofoil system with industrial application, which is suited to the whole scope of the most marketable commercially produced sailboats. Unlike the current hydrofoil systems this invention provides a complex improvement of all the major sailboat qualities – speed, stability, security and comfort in a rippled sea.
Selection of patent documents:
In total: 9 authors' certificates of the USSR, 30 patents of other countries and 1 patent of Latvia
Authors’ certificates of the USSR and foreign patents:
A.Eglajs, V.Eglajs. Sail Releasing Arrangement of a Sailing Vessel, authors’ certificate of the USSR No. 623781, 1978.
A.Eglajs, V.Eglajs. Steering Arrangement of a Sailing Vessel, authors’ certificate of the USSR No.1137016, 1981.
A.Eglajs. Steering Arrangement of a Sailing Vessel, authors’ certificate of the USSR No.1240684, 1983
Patented in: Great Britain(GB2152460); France (FR2544277, FR2553373); Sweden (SE8406266, SE451991, SE8501023, SE444926); Italy (IT1196077, IT1169603); Finland (FI79992, FI844762, FI850974); Denmark (DK571184, DK131085); Canada (CA1214360); Norway (NO844936, NO844951); WO8404080
A.Eglajs, V.Eglajs. Proa Type Multihull authors’ certificate of the USSR No.1004197, 981.
A.Eglajs, V.Eglajs. Steering Arrangement of a Hydrofoil, authors’ certificate of the USSR No.1043960, 1982.
A.Eglajs. Crossbeam of a Sail Catamaran, authors’ certificate of the USSR No.1347331, 1983.
A.Eglajs. Sheet Releasing Arrangement, authors’ certificate of the USSR No.1270995, 1983.
A.Eglajs. Arrangement for Controlling the Spinnaker of a Sail Catamaran, authors’ certificate of the USSR No.1232568, 1983.
Patented in: USA (US4598658);Great Britain (GB2146964); France (FR2544276); Sweden (SE8406267, SE455296); Italy (IT1196061); Finland (FI76530, 844761); Denmark (DK578784);
PATENTs of latvia:
- A.Eglājs. Hydrofoil Assisted Trimaran, LV 11603 B, 1996
Patented: European patent EP 0 855 984 B1; USA patent No. US6024041A, 2000; WO9807615; Canadian patent CA2235340.