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by 3InletsWindsports
Sun Oct 21, 2018 8:37 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Zeeko Spitfire Hydrofoil
Replies: 606
Views: 130395

Re: Zeeko Spitfire Hydrofoil

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Still fitting tracks to Windfoil board so had to try it out .
Of course the wind died.
by 3InletsWindsports
Sat Oct 20, 2018 1:59 am
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Zeeko Spitfire Hydrofoil
Replies: 606
Views: 130395

Re: Zeeko Spitfire Hydrofoil

Looks to be the XXLW
by 3InletsWindsports
Fri Oct 12, 2018 12:02 am
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Three strut Hybrid C kites for foiling?
Replies: 16
Views: 1844

Re: Three strut Hybrid C kites for foiling?

Thinking of kites as you go forward with foiling is becoming either a real dilemma or real simple. I used to talk in terms of a kite being able to work on the foil in lighter winds then as it gets too strong switch to SB or TT. And this sort of left you thinking of the kite having that crossover abi...
by 3InletsWindsports
Wed Sep 26, 2018 11:58 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Dolphins
Replies: 22
Views: 2000

Re: Dolphins

The dolphins do sometimes appear to use wakes to get them where they are going.
We have had them using ours but a change in direction and they go.
by 3InletsWindsports
Tue Sep 25, 2018 4:06 am
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Dolphins
Replies: 22
Views: 2000

Re: Dolphins

Greenturtle wrote:
Mon Sep 24, 2018 11:44 pm
Dolphins ride boat wakes and in front of ships noses just for fun - is it possible that the foil creates a somewhat rideable ripple for them to draft on?
No they just like fun.
A race or a game of chicken or a surf or just to check us out.
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by 3InletsWindsports
Thu Sep 13, 2018 1:06 am
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Half a Zeeko windfoil = Spitfire monofoil
Replies: 14
Views: 1212

Re: Half a Zeeko windfoil = Spitfire monofoil

I’m not sure if there is a specific Spitfire Windfoil in planning but I’m going with what’s there.
by 3InletsWindsports
Wed Sep 12, 2018 9:10 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Half a Zeeko windfoil = Spitfire monofoil
Replies: 14
Views: 1212

Re: Half a Zeeko windfoil = Spitfire monofoil

The Spitfire Windfoil XXLW is with 90cm mast. With a clear no jumping directive from Zeeko. Mine is on its way, and while I expect it to be slower and draggy-er than a normal Windfoil. It will be great to try with a board that will allow also Sup and Surf foiling wit same kit. As mono setup. Has any...
by 3InletsWindsports
Tue Sep 11, 2018 9:19 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Half a Zeeko windfoil = Spitfire monofoil
Replies: 14
Views: 1212

Re: Half a Zeeko windfoil = Spitfire monofoil

So what is wanted is an adaptor for a main wing to bolt straight to mast.
What about mast position on board?
by 3InletsWindsports
Mon Sep 10, 2018 3:25 am
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Hand Shaped Beauty
Replies: 20
Views: 2757

Re: Hand Shaped Beauty

Don’t scratch it
by 3InletsWindsports
Wed Sep 05, 2018 9:04 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Holes in aluminum mast
Replies: 20
Views: 1661

Re: Holes in aluminum mast

This is what happens when you underestimate the forces on the mast when you design foils. -- Gunnar Hey Gunnar, how did this happen? Does using a tuttle box put more stress on the mast than a plate? The actual load point is right where the Tuttle mount stops an mast is free. In side load this is al...

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