Just outside the marina, on the Columbia River we through up the kite, into 10-12 knots of steady wind. The CarolMarie took off, flying upriver into a 3/4 knot current on a flooding tide, doing 7.2-7.5 knots over the water. The conversion shows that's 8.25 mph over ground.
|Under Kite from the helm|
|Looking up the kite|
|Partial crew photo (Alisha, your capt'n, Rachel, and Kevin - from left to right)|