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by plummet
Mon Feb 27, 2017 2:18 am
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Suggestions for a wave/foil kite in one?
Replies: 8
Views: 192

Re: Suggestions for a wave/foil kite in one?

Well there is no such thing as an awesome boosting wave kite. You get to choose the compromise that fits your style somewhere on the spectrum between awesome booster and awesome wave kite. Boost----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------...
by plummet
Sun Feb 26, 2017 10:51 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: What is the smallest foil kite you can hydrofoil reliably in 9 knots
Replies: 9
Views: 313

Re: What is the smallest foil kite you can hydrofoil reliably in 9 knots

Hehe... all right, this is my answer: The ultimate low end depends on water conditions a lot too. A clean laboratory pond with clean winds combined with super flat water without currents makes a huge difference to open ocean messy conditions, even in light winds when open water may be relatively 's...
by plummet
Sun Feb 26, 2017 9:00 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: its not going to happen for me
Replies: 69
Views: 3056

Re: its not going to happen for me

I would like to still be kiting at 78!. .... right now at 45 my neck, back, shoulder, thumb hurts and that's just the last 2 weeks activities.....

Will I last to 78? Or will my body be ruined by then?
by plummet
Sun Feb 26, 2017 6:39 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Advantages & Superiority of Ram Airs
Replies: 15
Views: 670

Re: Advantages & Superiority of Ram Airs

P M U IS FAKE NEWS, R H Well there certainly is some alternative facts being laid down..... These threads are amusing. There's the croud that feels the need to defend the foils, the croud that gets annoyed with the trolling, the croud that doesn't like foils and agrees and finally the croud that se...
by plummet
Sun Feb 26, 2017 6:38 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Advantages & Superiority of Ram Airs
Replies: 15
Views: 670

Re: Advantages & Superiority of Ram Airs

P M U IS FAKE NEWS, R H Well there certainly is some alternative facts being laid down..... There threads are amusing. There's the croud that feels the need to defend the foils, the croud that gets annoyed with the trolling, the croud that doesn't like foils and agrees and finally the finally the c...
by plummet
Sun Feb 26, 2017 7:07 am
Forum: Hydrofoil Builders
Topic: J/L foil for twintip, would it work?
Replies: 3
Views: 212

Re: J/L foil for twintip, would it work?

Lack stability? Do keep in mind they also said this about J/L foils in boats which now work very well after <10yrs development. That said, if bidirectional it seems very unlikely to be as efficient as directional setups. Yes up J/L set ups on boats aren't bi directional and also have stabilisers fi...
by plummet
Sun Feb 26, 2017 6:59 am
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Boogie board, for a cheep compact foil board?
Replies: 25
Views: 1455

Re: Boogie board, for a cheep compact foil board?

I'll take that challenge. But I think junk you already have should be counted as junk.
by plummet
Sat Feb 25, 2017 9:04 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil Builders
Topic: J/L foil for twintip, would it work?
Replies: 3
Views: 212

Re: J/L foil for twintip, would it work?

My gut feeling is no. You would lack stability
by plummet
Sat Feb 25, 2017 7:17 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: 23 Feb 2017 kitesurfing in de storm
Replies: 11
Views: 751

Re: 23 Feb 2017 kitesurfing in de storm

I love a good storm session. So much more fun than a boring clean 20 knots.
by plummet
Sat Feb 25, 2017 5:50 am
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Boogie board, for a cheep compact foil board?
Replies: 25
Views: 1455

Re: Boogie board, for a cheep compact foil board?

TomW wrote:Plummet, you're a nutcase. :cool2:


Well I have old left over boogie boards from the kids!

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