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by Bille
Sat Apr 22, 2017 3:24 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Stall question for high aspect wing in light wind
Replies: 15
Views: 736

Re: Stall question for high aspect wing in light wind

... Bernoulli is the cause. The action/reaction generating lift is the effect. It works the same for wing in any fluid, whether it's in water or air . Only real difference is compressibility, (air is 784 times less dense than water) ; so ... it's like an entire other field of study , comparing the ...
by Bille
Sat Apr 22, 2017 2:50 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Riding without sunglasses
Replies: 75
Views: 3454

Re: Riding without sunglasses

Kamikuza wrote:
Sat Apr 22, 2017 1:23 am
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This is a great forum, with minimal interference by mod(s), with some very sharp people and accomplished riders contributing. If you're wrong, man up and accept it.

...
Toby is the most tolerant mod Ever ; you got to screw-Up really bad, to
get tossed off this forum !! :thumb:

Bille
by Bille
Thu Apr 20, 2017 2:18 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Prescription sunglasses
Replies: 7
Views: 382

Re: Prescription sunglasses

I use Barz optics polarized goggles made for surfing ; I don't need a prescription set yet , because i see fine far away. They make them with a prescription lenses ; and all i'll say about them is i never got a headache or broke them in crashes. I've crashed hard enough to loose my fake leg on the b...
by Bille
Thu Apr 20, 2017 1:34 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Car damaged by kiteboarder - any lawyers on here to answer my Q?
Replies: 16
Views: 1318

Re: Car damaged by kiteboarder - any lawyers on here to answer my Q?

revhed wrote:
Wed Apr 19, 2017 8:15 pm
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Hope for you the guy is cool and will cop to it and pay up.
R H
YEA he will be Cool, (everything will be fine) i totally believe that ; otherwise
there's small-claims court , and you'll probably win ! :lol:

Bille
by Bille
Thu Apr 20, 2017 1:11 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Riding without sunglasses
Replies: 75
Views: 3454

Re: Riding without sunglasses

Bille wrote:
Tue Apr 18, 2017 11:34 pm
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You can get prescription sunglasses or goggles, made with shatter-proof OSHA approved
lenses .

Bille
Dang --
I wish i hadn't even mentioned it , because now we got a fight going ; this is fucked-Up !!!

Bille
by Bille
Tue Apr 18, 2017 11:34 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Riding without sunglasses
Replies: 75
Views: 3454

Re: Riding without sunglasses

Friend of mine got hit in the eye by the foil during a crash. Badly. Doc said 5mm in and he would have lost vision for sure. He is now waring shades...as am I. Oh that's great, so now instead of just having a foil in your eye, you can also have little broken pieces of sunglasses in it too. Great id...
by Bille
Tue Apr 18, 2017 1:42 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Riding without sunglasses
Replies: 75
Views: 3454

Re: Riding without sunglasses

Do-it wrote:
Mon Apr 17, 2017 11:07 pm
SUPA EZ is an optometrist and could probably give you some good advice.
It's important enough to maybe Talk him into writing up a post on the subject ; then
have his wife post it ? Tell him I'll PP the ($) for a 6'er of Monkey , if he does it ; resistance
is futile !! :lol:

Bille
by Bille
Sun Apr 16, 2017 7:06 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Riding without sunglasses
Replies: 75
Views: 3454

Re: Riding without sunglasses

... after a life in or around the ocean and at almost 55 years old I can tell when I am surfing just how much the brightness is affecting me.... I live at 20° latitude and it is bright more often than not. Now starting to kitesurf and ... ... That was your First post ; Welcome to KF !!! :thumb: Bille
by Bille
Sat Apr 15, 2017 1:33 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Riding without sunglasses
Replies: 75
Views: 3454

Re: Riding without sunglasses

... Anybody riding for several years without sunglasses and having eye (or other) issues ? A few reasons why using "Good" sunglasses with UVA and UVB block , may be a good idea : * Cataracts, a clouding of the eye’s lens that can blur vision. An estimated 20% of cases are caused by extended UV expo...
by Bille
Thu Apr 13, 2017 3:15 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: This is what happens when you block a surfing contest going on at North Shore...
Replies: 52
Views: 3345

Re: This is what happens when you block a surfing contest going on at North Shore...

I'm starting to get extremely sick and tired of people thinking my posts are a big joke. If you can't come in here and have a decent conversation with everyone then you don't need to come in here and mock my postings. ... I actually learned this from a Wise Hawaiian kiter , named Cruser ; met him f...

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