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by jakemoore
Tue Jun 19, 2018 7:48 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Havent been kiting for over a month..... Dont care!
Replies: 20
Views: 5672

Re: Havent been kiting for over a month..... Dont care!

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I haven't been out in 18 hours and I'm getting rages. Plus rain in the forecast for at least two days. :evil:
by jakemoore
Tue Jun 19, 2018 3:35 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Ketos wave xxl vs Moses Onda 633?
Replies: 3
Views: 2068

Re: Ketos wave xxl vs Moses Onda 633?

Ketos stuff is so nice and so light. Very beautiful craftsmanship.
by jakemoore
Tue Jun 19, 2018 6:24 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Weight of LEI kite sizes ?
Replies: 29
Views: 5375

Re: Weight of LEI kite sizes ?

2017-18 Naish Boxer
6m 2040 g
7m 2252 g
8m 2428 g

2017-18 Naish Ride
6m 2357 g

2017-18 Airush Ultra
9m 2245 g

Ozone Hyperlink V1 (Regular no ultralight)
5m 1154 g
7m 1471 g
9m 1764 g
by jakemoore
Sun Jun 17, 2018 7:07 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: 2018 Spleene High Tech Door - experience?
Replies: 5
Views: 3057

Re: 2018 Spleene High Tech Door - experience?

500 g on a kite is a big deal. On a board you won’t feel it in the water, only carrying it to the beach. Possibly hanging off your feet in the air or during board off tricks, but we’re talking light wind Shape, fin and flex are so much more important. The same manufacturer will update a board and so...
by jakemoore
Thu Jun 14, 2018 3:40 am
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Foil Kite advice Chrono,Hyperlink, Soul
Replies: 27
Views: 11942

Re: Foil Kite advice Chrono,Hyperlink, Soul

I wonder why we don’t hear more about Chrono V3? I like Hyperlink quite a lot. We are blessed with plenty of steady wind. Speed 4 8 Lotus used to be my go to kite for hydrofoil. Now it’s Hyperlink 7. I have the 9 for our light wind days. I don’t need a bigger kite, but could use one if I wanted more...
by jakemoore
Mon Jun 11, 2018 4:50 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Recommendations for Best instruction and user friendly place to learn to Foilboard this summer
Replies: 8
Views: 4368

Re: Recommendations for Best instruction and user friendly place to learn to Foilboard this summer

Whats it like in Tanzania? The photos I see look stunning. I can't imagine a want to travel for kite if I had such emerald beaches.
by jakemoore
Mon Jun 11, 2018 4:29 am
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Vertical Drop w Fly Surfer
Replies: 14
Views: 8965

Re: Vertical Drop w Fly Surfer

It sounds like a front stall to me. Did it collapse in the middle or at the wingtips. One side or both? Sometimes it helps to fly the kite in light wind on the beach and see if you can duplicate the behavior by putting the kite in extremis. Generally I find the foil kites recover better than tube ki...
by jakemoore
Mon Jun 11, 2018 2:34 am
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Vertical Drop w Fly Surfer
Replies: 14
Views: 8965

Re: Vertical Drop w Fly Surfer

Not quite following you.
Did it front stall?

If it’s flying bad, check line lengths and do mixer test.

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by jakemoore
Mon Jun 11, 2018 1:50 am
Forum: Foil Kites
Topic: Flysurfer-specific training?
Replies: 19
Views: 10539

Re: Flysurfer-specific training?

I think it would help build the foil kite brands to have demo centers and local shop representation for their kites big and small.
by jakemoore
Mon Jun 11, 2018 1:20 am
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Are there foot hooks that don't %*-"@! break?
Replies: 32
Views: 15860

Re: Are there foot hooks that don't %*-"@! break?

EVA Blocks from Blue Planet look like the ticket to me.

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