More interesting is the Myth Buster's experiment with blowing your own sail - is it feasible? The physicists can weigh in on this one - and many did - see http://www.ellipsix.net/blog/2011/5/blow-your-own-sail.html.
So - I guess blowing your own sail does work. But only if you have fans :)
|Myth Busters Episode #165 May 11, 2011|