A hydrofoiling ferry. Hydrofoils use the same principles as gliders to achieve lift.

Hydrofoils are specialized boat designs that use underwater foils to generate lift. Hydrofoils are basically wings, just like an airplane wing. A foil can generate enough lift to raise a boat hull above the water’s surface.  Foils are beneficial because they raise boat hulls above the water, which reduces the drag caused by water resistance. … Read more