Paddle Boat Model (video) Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology (OIST) Graduate University Share Print E-Mail Loading video... Caption This is an illustrative example of a paddle boat using three interacting rotating magnets (red arrows) as a drive. Two magnets are connected to the paddles and one to the driver. If the driver magnet is rotated, the paddles move accordingly (yellow arrows). Credit OIST Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.