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by Bill
Fri May 18, 2018 8:39 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Vacuum pressure for sucking water out of a surfboard?
Replies: 11
Views: 7702

Re: Vacuum pressure for sucking water out of a surfboard?

Just lay your board with hole at the bottom and leave and any water will just run out
by Bill
Mon May 14, 2018 7:03 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: My new project : iGetwind.com
Replies: 44
Views: 17472

Re: My new project : iGetwind.com

Really like having tides incl with the forecast. They are normally critical at the spotswhere I sail. What times are they showing? Are they local for spot etc? For example in the UK its GMT in winter and GMT + 1 hour in summer?Thanks for all your work!
by Bill
Sun May 13, 2018 12:31 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Greatstone in uk
Replies: 6
Views: 2899

Re: Greatstone in uk

Direct North looks side shore on the map?
by Bill
Sun May 13, 2018 10:18 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Greatstone in uk
Replies: 6
Views: 2899

Greatstone in uk

I know North easterly is recommend but Anyone know if this spot works in a North wind pl?
by Bill
Thu May 10, 2018 1:26 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: OneEye
Replies: 3
Views: 897

OneEye

Going to Mauritius later this year. I realise OneEye is for very experienced kiters but what should one look out for? Eg is it shallow over the reef and best sailed at high tide etc etc.

Thanks!
by Bill
Thu Apr 05, 2018 12:03 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Replacement swivel for 4line flag out
Replies: 15
Views: 4528

Re: Replacement swivel for 4line flag out

Thanks guys lots of food for thought - much appreciated!
Sliick, by attaching the flag out line to the ring that rotates, does that not mean you don't have a safety release on the flag out line (which you do if you attach to a suicide leash?)
by Bill
Sun Apr 01, 2018 6:47 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Replacement swivel for 4line flag out
Replies: 15
Views: 4528

Re: Replacement swivel for 4line flag out

The best swivel is one that's not there. They never work well anyways. Just get rid of it and replace with ball/ring or ring/ring safety. Don't suppose you have a pic of how this works? Sounds like the best way to go for me. I’m the same as Sarc always replace mine with a ring there’s no friction o...
by Bill
Sun Apr 01, 2018 6:21 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Replacement swivel for 4line flag out
Replies: 15
Views: 4528

Re: Replacement swivel for 4line flag out

Thanks!
by Bill
Sun Apr 01, 2018 2:30 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Replacement swivel for 4line flag out
Replies: 15
Views: 4528

Re: Replacement swivel for 4line flag out

sarc wrote:
Sun Apr 01, 2018 3:58 am
The best swivel is one that's not there. They never work well anyways. Just get rid of it and replace with ball/ring or ring/ring safety.
Don't suppose you have a pic of how this works? Sounds like the best way to go for me.
by Bill
Sun Apr 01, 2018 3:09 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Replacement swivel for 4line flag out
Replies: 15
Views: 4528

Re: Replacement swivel for 4line flag out

Sorry meant a 4 line kite as opposed to a 5 line kite. My kites flag out to a single front line.

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