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Handmade Flying Dutchman Kite sends a ghost ship flying

flying-dutchman-kiteThe earth is so big, and with 70% of it covered in water, you can be sure that seasoned sailors have a thing or two to say about the entire situation. After all, ghost stories that send a chill down the spine of those who hear them are always nice to have once in a while, and when it comes to tales of the legendary Flying Dutchman ghost ship, you can be sure that there has been many a yarn spun around it. The $89.95 Handmade Flying Dutchman Kite is a handmade kite that was inspired by the legend of said ghost ship.

In fact, if you were to go back as far as the 18th century, that would be when mariners began to lay claims to spotting the fabled brigantine struggling around the Cape of Good Hope, and this is one elaborate kite that brings to life the vessel’s massive double masts and eleven sails. It is handmade from lightweight nylon and bamboo just like the kites that zip across skies when the windy season is in two swings, which means no two kites would be exactly the same, while sporting an aerodynamic bamboo frame.

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