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Melges 32 with ResQkite 15sqm in 9kts

Melges 32 with ResQkite 15sqm in 9kts

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Testing with Melges 32 'Celadrin' in Italy

Testing with Melges 32 'Celadrin' in Italy

Crew of 'Celadrin' were kind enough to take time out from Race Training to help us test the newly produced ResQkite for the 30'-40' LOA light displacement range        

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Volvo Ocean Race Boatyard

Volvo Ocean Race Boatyard

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Team meeting at the Volvo Ocean Race boatyard

Team meeting at the Volvo Ocean Race boatyard

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ResQkites Mandatory Safety Equipment on all Volvo Ocean Race Yachts

ResQkites Mandatory Safety Equipment on all Volvo Ocean Race Yachts

In May 2014 the Volvo Ocean Race management team tasked QXI with development and delivery of the 'Get Home Quicker' ResQKite to the VO65 fleet in the VOR 2014 - 2105 Edition. The Kite though had to be able to operate with the mast in place as well as removed, to cover the eventuality that swing-keel control is lost and no sails can be hoisted due to loss of righting moment, and the boat has to be able to sail upwind as well as downwind on the Kite. So no pressure ....... October 2014 -  5 days before the VOR start in Alicante - GHQ ResQKites & Bars delivered by...

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