Harry Valentine Writes in Maritime Executive

I believe Harry had previously proposed a terrain enabled AWES


Kite power boats can sail into wind

An extract:
“In the USA, a developer named Dave Santos used a small scale version of the Kitepower kite connected to triple tethers that drove a ground level crank handle that rotated a driveshaft and drove an electrical generator.”
Waiting for a kW range tripod from Dave Santos, after Kiteborne energy about Payne’s patent US3987987 figure 5.