Kite Power

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Kitesurfers - Terminology and Jargon
... Apparent wind the kite's speed relative to the surrounding air ... When kitesurfing in a straight line, the kite's apparent wind is a combination of the wind speed and the speed of the kite and rider over the surface, but since the ... Most ways of increasing power from the kite involve giving it a higher apparent wind somehow, i.e ...
MS Beluga Skysails - Kite Power
... The kite has an area of 160 square metres (1,700 sq ft) and reduces fuel consumption by 15-20% on average it will be upgraded to 320 square metres (3,400 sq ft) in ... Stephan Wrage, managing director of SkySails GmbH - which installed the kite - announced "During the next few months we will finally be able to prove that our technology works ... This kite is connected to the ship by a rope, and controlled by an automatic pod to maximize the wind benefits ...

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