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by Peert
Mon Aug 25, 2014 6:46 pm
Forum: Airstyle
Topic: Convert North Quad Bar into single line flag out?
Replies: 29
Views: 8508

Re: Convert North Quad Bar into single line flag out?

Also posted this in the other topic.... conversion 5 to 4 line sigle flag north bar topic @ Vertical: I assume you have left the Y-split at exactly the same position as it was while being a 5 line bar? So quite high up? I used to have it like this at well. last month I decided to bring the Y-split f...
by Peert
Mon Aug 25, 2014 6:40 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: North 4-line bar safety diagram?
Replies: 24
Views: 6911

Re: North 4-line bar safety diagram?

@ Vertical: I assume you have left the Y-split at exactly the same position as it was while being a 5 line bar? So quite high up? I used to have it like this at well. last month I decided to bring the Y-split further down. I had the feeling my draf does not like high split. The problem here is that ...
by Peert
Mon Aug 25, 2014 6:04 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Can't get upwind on an...Ozone Edge!
Replies: 14
Views: 3161

Re: Can't get upwind on a.......Ozone Edge!!

I have 17m 2012 best TS, and it goes upwind great with 48x154cm door. But when I take my smaller board, cabrinha caliber 41x133cm it is hard to get to upwind. If the wind is stronger and I use a smaller kite and it pulls about the same like with 17m, I can go upwind easily. I think a big kite and s...
by Peert
Wed May 28, 2014 10:19 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Whats your favorite TT to take into the waves ?
Replies: 22
Views: 3709

Re: Whats your favorite TT to take into the waves ?

Ocean Rodeo Mako.. check the forum why.. enough written about it....
by Peert
Mon May 26, 2014 9:57 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: MOST SEXY KITE PICTURE
Replies: 6117
Views: 4073499

Re: MOST SEXY KITE PICTURE

Plummet you are right. That picture is so beautifull.. girl is definately a kiter. You can tell from the nice musculature. The gluteus maximus in particular is well developed... must be a frequent kiter..
by Peert
Mon May 12, 2014 11:20 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Surboards with a Mako (OR) bottom.
Replies: 32
Views: 4829

Re: Surboards with a Mako (OR) bottom.

Do not forget the oval outline.

There are other twintips with rocker.
There are other twintips with concave (not as much)..

The result of the three is that the force/load of the piece of chop is gradually absorbed by the board..
by Peert
Sat Apr 12, 2014 10:39 pm
Forum: Wave Kite
Topic: Suggestions for a wave kite with low bar pressure please
Replies: 10
Views: 7297

Re: Suggestions for a wave kite with low bar pressure please

Consider a OR cypher, great kite but not so expensive to pick up second hand. Fits tour description well.
by Peert
Thu Apr 10, 2014 10:45 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: 2004 or 05 cabrinha nitro and recon 2 bar as a new kite??
Replies: 16
Views: 2408

Re: 2004 or 05 cabrinha nitro and recon 2 bar as a new kite?

You will be safer and learn much quicker on a (lets say) 2009 or newer bow/delta kite.
by Peert
Mon Mar 10, 2014 10:39 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: What kite works in really (marginal) light wind conditions
Replies: 34
Views: 5018

Re: What kite works in really (marginal) light wind conditio

In theory a low kite should pull you a little more in the upwind direction as the kite describes half a circle from 9 to 3 o clock. The trade off with lower wind speed, and a board more pulled side ways and not up, make the 45 degree kite position close to the best... I write close since I guess the...
by Peert
Mon Dec 30, 2013 12:44 am
Forum: Airstyle
Topic: My new tricks - Toby Braeuer
Replies: 31
Views: 6905

Re: My new tricks - Toby Braeuer

Toby, amazing all these tricks... I was wondering... did you ever trie to put a full rotation in a slide? Or would it be impossible?

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