This kite-powered yacht, designed by Stefani Krucke, brings kite sailing technology into the luxury category of leisure yachts. This yacht has many innovative features, including using constant and stronger wind speeds found at higher altitude to its advantage. Another attribute that makes the kite better than a sail is that the kite has less surface area but still generates enough force so that even a gentle breeze lifts the hull to a planing speed.
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- By: cosio55Nov 12, 2007 Updated: Aug 23 2011