Sand-Yacht (Land Schooner)

A vehicle that used wind power upon its sails to move on the land. (Read the full article)

"SF readers of course recall Frank Herbert's Dune, published the year before; it also makes great use of this similarity."
(Bill Christensen 1/25/2007 6:25:43 AM )
"Ray Bradbury uses this idea as the primary mode of transport for the Martians in his 1950 short story collection The Martian Chronicles (released in the UK as The Silver Locusts in 1951) "
(Glen Beestone 8/29/2009 10:19:16 AM )
"Glen, you're right, I'll find the quote."
(Bill Christensen 8/31/2009 11:32:35 PM )

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