By john c. harris december 2013. on a rainy and strangely warm sunday in december 2013, we launched a matched pair of the harris-designed outrigger junior designs.. Characteristics. length: 3,01 m design: paolo lodigiani chine hull, stitch and glue construction round hull, strip planking construction building skills: amateur. Welcome to kite-sailer.com . so what is a kite-sailer ..? a "kite-sailer" is a vessel, a ship or boat especially designed / equipped with a kite for specified sailing.