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4. It goes!

I had a very good trial on Saturday, June 29, 2013.  It was apparent to me that I was generating more thrust with the forward wing than on my first trial.

I still wasn't exactly speeding, but I was also only bobbing along gently -- it doesn't require much work!  It was also technically easy to do, though I need to work on shifting weight forward and back.  You can see the effect of a forward-back weight shift toward the beginning, with the "swish" of the tail. 

There remain "tweaks" to improve thrust from both wings. I'm confident that these tweaks will significantly increase my speed.  A steering system will allow me to do it untethered. 

Note: When I start in this video, the fishBOOT is resting on the bottom.

The FishBoot takes its first steps