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by thewindego
Thu Jul 19, 2018 6:26 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Need advice for beginner - kite size
Replies: 19
Views: 809

Re: Need advice for beginner - kite size

I 2nd the big door to get easy lowend. Then don't need the 14. What happens with such a large kite for her weight that if the wind comes up much at all she has to rig the 10 anyway. With a door you keep 10 in the air and just grab your regular tt and keep riding.
by thewindego
Thu Jul 19, 2018 1:05 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Need advice for beginner - kite size
Replies: 19
Views: 809

Re: Need advice for beginner - kite size

If you really want a 13m then get this in cdn dollars so do the math.
https://www.silentsports.com/Kiteboardi ... C18CRX013/
by thewindego
Thu Jul 19, 2018 1:02 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Need advice for beginner - kite size
Replies: 19
Views: 809

Re: Need advice for beginner - kite size

At 54kg she will not ever need anything bigger than a 10-11m . If that size will fly she will be ok. Sure can use your bigger kite but don't let her by a 14...really bad advice. Vegas not a good choice either for learning...advanced unhooked action sure. Get something like a switchblade or core xr4-...
by thewindego
Mon Jul 16, 2018 9:54 pm
Forum: Board Builders
Topic: Lightwind kiteboard build, planing ahead
Replies: 17
Views: 5189

Re: Lightwind kiteboard build, planing ahead

Next time you might want to try no abs or epoxy rails just let the top skins meet and add another 1in 20oz glass or so around the perimeter instead. If you look at a new boards like to ozone torque as an example. I have been doing this for some years in a pneumatic press with great results. The thic...
by thewindego
Tue Jul 10, 2018 2:17 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Kite company's are out of their minds
Replies: 75
Views: 7113

Re: Kite company's are out of their minds

Cheap ...get what you paid for. Sorry but most times true.
by thewindego
Wed May 09, 2018 10:15 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Ocean Air Sports is Hiring!
Replies: 2
Views: 1136

Re: Ocean Air Sports is Hiring!

We spent all of April in OBX and for sure its NOT declining. Also good to see windsurfing is back. Near 200 competitors for the long distance race they had...really cool.
by thewindego
Thu Apr 26, 2018 10:50 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: I'll have to change my name now North Kiteboarding is no more..
Replies: 343
Views: 181271

Re: I'll have to change my name now North Kiteboarding is no more..

North demo van in OBX this week were setup at KP.
by thewindego
Thu Mar 29, 2018 4:48 pm
Forum: Board Builders
Topic: Nomad's concave molding technique
Replies: 8
Views: 3987

Re: Nomad's concave molding technique

Do you precure your skins before this final step?
by thewindego
Thu Mar 29, 2018 1:17 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: KF site very slow
Replies: 30
Views: 7812

Re: KF site very slow

Silly slow tonight....yawn.
by thewindego
Tue Mar 27, 2018 12:35 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: What is the cost of making a kite look "cool"?
Replies: 15
Views: 5979

Re: What is the cost of making a kite look "cool"?

Cost wise I am not sure but its a waste of ink IMO. Everyone wants their hydrofoil to be black but not their kite haha...got ya. I like my black kites...don't show goose shit.

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