http://www.sjgames.com/gurps/Roleplayer/Roleplayer29/MagSails.html This article was published in a Steve Jackson Games publication, but the math is very accurate for how a Magnetic plasma sail would work  

Plasma Magnet Sails to get manned missions to Mars in 1 week A very interesting article that lays out the nature of the Plasma magnet...

Fission Sail

The Fission Sail is an odd little idea suggested by the late Dr. Robert Forward to augment existing other sailing propulsion systems such as solar sails. His suggestion was to create a two layered material as part of the sail. The layer toward the forward direction of...

Space Sailing

Space Sailing Space Sailing is the use of any form of spatial propulsion where the thrust from comes from power in the ambient environment. It is analogous┬áto the use of wind power for oceanic travel on a planet’s surface. ┬áSo far Humanity has come up with four...