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Re: Heeling free kite rig & prototype-video
Looks like fun... but I want to see the blooper reel.
On the kayak the blooper reel consists of my hands and arms, which(recovering a wet 21 sqm kite) admittedly isn't the funnier part of it
. There is hope, however, that e.g. Skysails, who are offering kite systems for cargo ships already, will eventually come up with a reliable(and thus blooper-less) kite system for yachts.
If this happened, I am convinced, my rig would be the system of choice for yachts, allowing for heeling and ballast free sailing with easily retractable asymmetric foils without even having to compromise on the hull shape