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OCEAN KITE BOAT


OCEAN KITE BOAT


WHAT

Production of a new concept two person transoceanic kite boat.

WHY

To establish a one design Ocean Kite Boat race series - for more information on the race events please go to www.OKB-racing.com.

 
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what image
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Key Milestones

2014
Early 2015
Later 2015
Early 2016
Later 2016
  • Time to get serious!
     
     
    August
  • The design!
     
     
    December
  • Design of the kite winch!
     
     
    December
  • Winch design completion.
     
     
    March
  • Boat design finished!
     
     
    April
  • Finished build kite winch
     
     
    April
  • Laser cutting of boat frame
     
     
    May
  • Start assembly frame to produce plug for the hull

     
     
    June
  • Finished Plug hull
     
     
    October
  • Start production of plug deck
     
     
    October
  • Production mould from hull plug
     
     
    December
  • Finish plug deck
     
     
    February
  • Production mould from deck plug
     
     
    March
  • Production boat from moulds
     
     
    April
  • Building Internal structure of cabin
     
     
    June
  • Boat in water
     
     
    July
  • Testing in the water
     
     
    September

Winch Design Completion

EE7-Winch3D

Boat Design Finished

AA1-Design-boat-

Finished Build Kite Boat

diagram 3

Laser Cutting a Boat Frame

H12-Frame-5

Start Assembly

HH13-Plug-hull-1

Finished Plub Hull

I14-Plug-hull-2

Start Production of Plug Deck

plug deck

Production Mould

production mould

Finished Plug Deck

KK19-Plug-1

Production Mould from Plug Deck

M22-Mould-deck

Production Boat from Moulds

2016 boat mould productiomn

Building Internal Structure of Cabin

I9-Cabin-cubboards

Boat in water

boat in water

Testing in the water

Testing in water 2

Production Boat from Moulds

2016 boat mould productiomn

Building Internal Structure of Cabin

I9-Cabin-cubboards

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