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Kite Sailing

Finally the first proper kite sail. That was fun! It worked super well until the lashing got loose, which when we made them where rather temporary. We did not have a kite rig jet. The kite was just attached to a person and depending on where the kite pilot was sitting the proa would adapt its course. To shunt the kite pilot just had to walk into the middle and then the other side end of the proa.
Unfortunately, we could not test for very long – two shunts – then the lashings were getting very loose and could have slipped off in which case the hulls would have fallen on their side. So we had to get back to shore. It toke some days to build another shoulder onto the crossbeams which was needed to take the contracting load between the two hulls.