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Nikbag
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Joined: Sun May 29, 2016 5:09 pm
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Gear: Cabrinha Switchblade 10m
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Beginner need some advice.

Postby Nikbag » Wed Jul 13, 2016 6:02 pm

Hello! i am a beginner in the sport of kiting and in need some advice. :)
I took some kitesurfing lessons 2 years ago on water, since then i had a couple of sessions on water and snow also.

I only have a 10kvm Cabrina Switchblade to use, and i need another kite for lesser wind conditions. I need some advice about what size of kite i should buy as my second kite.
My 10 Switchblade is for use in 7-9 m/s, if im right? I could use a kite i would ride in wind conditions about 5-7 m/s, should i go for a 12kvm? or a 13-15kvm? Preferably i would like to ride in conditions of 5-9 m/s.

Im a small guy and only 172cm height and 61kg weight.

- Nikolai :D

ColdWeatherKiter
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Posts: 102
Joined: Wed Dec 02, 2015 7:04 pm
Kiting since: 2014
Local Beach: Kakumäe, Estonia
Favorite Beaches: Hyeres, France
Tarifa, Spain
Flag beach, Fuerteventura
Style: Freestyle and big air
Gear: Best TS 9m2 2017
Eleveight FS 12m2 2018
Liquid Force Element 136x41.5 2017
Brand Affiliation: None

Re: Beginner need some advice.

Postby ColdWeatherKiter » Wed Jul 13, 2016 7:33 pm

I am similar weight to you. My biggest kite is 13m2, its the perfect size. If you want to stick to cabrinha look into the cabrinha contra 13m2!


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