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This concept yacht introduces the kite sailing technology to the leisure sailing yacht class and benefits from the many advantages this technology has to offer. One of them being the constant and stronger wind speeds found at higher altitudes. The kite also reduces the heeling of the yacht. Therefore, only a hydraulically operated centreboard against the leeway drift is needed. Even sailing in shallow water is possible without risk. The Concept proposes a new architecture for watercrafts. The comprehensive design of the KiteSailingYacht KITANO represents an innovative wind-driven watercraft for up to 8 passengers.
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