Came across this great segment on Bermudian kites, very informative. I really should try some taditional kites like these some day.
Boondock’s Tables – Fisherman’s Cove Dartmouth, NS Originally uploaded by wdrwilson. Fellow KAPper Rob Huntley from Ottawa and I spent Sunday KAPping around the Halifax area. We had good sessions at Fisherman’s Cove in Eastern Passage, NS and Peggy’s Cove. The wind was light at the dock’s but it quite happily lifted my 6 ft Rok with my 1+ pound… Read more →
Cool add featuring kites from Lexus. Not sure if it’s a a Frank S Pyro Delta, or some other brand. Very cool!
TreeHugger.com has an article about the US military hiring the Kite Ship “Beluga SkySails ” to transport Military equipment from Europe. http://www.treehugger.com/files/2008/10/us-navy-first-kite-power-ship.php Basically it saves them a huge amount of money by reducing fuel consumption. Although not the primary motivator, the fact that the ship uses innovations to reduce costs was a factor in the Military’s decision. Cuts costs, it’s… Read more →
IMG_4215 Originally uploaded by dougish1954. Ha I knew someone had proof. Looks like Doug Isherwood got a pic of me flying at the Buffalo train station. Thanks Doug! Read more →
I attended the Niagara International Kite Festival again this year, what a fantastic time. Meg Albers puts so much into this festival each year, and the kiting community shows up in droves to show their support. This year there were well over a hundred flyers from around the world. you can see the complete list here: http://www.niagarakite.com/flyers.html (site is gone… Read more →
Check out this video on youtube, crazy number of Revs …
Finally have put my photos together from Niagara, I have missed a few of the days as I left/forgot my camera back at the hotel a couple of times. Read more →