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anyone used a best kahoona for foiling ?

Postby Blackrat » Mon Sep 11, 2017 9:08 pm

hey guys

i need a smaller kite and found this .. anyone tried it for foiling ? i ride my 9RRD the most, but sometimes a bit over powered

thoughts experiances ?

https://www.thekiteboarder.com/2013/01/ ... ahoona-v5/

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Re: anyone used a best kahoona for foiling ?

Postby grigorib » Tue Sep 12, 2017 12:38 am

I got 5.5m V7 Kahoona last year for higher winds foiling and I tried to foil under my 11.5m V6 Kahoona.
Both SUCKED! Crappy drift, heavy turns, slacking lines and then shooting through the wind window.
They worked great for high winds and jumping but foiling sucked terribly.

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Re: anyone used a best kahoona for foiling ?

Postby Blackrat » Tue Sep 12, 2017 4:04 pm

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Re: anyone used a best kahoona for foiling ?

Postby dylan* » Tue Sep 12, 2017 5:31 pm

Kahoona is a really low-performance kite in general, I'd recommend trying one before buying even if it's a good deal because you might hate it. Personally I'd look elsewhere.

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Re: anyone used a best kahoona for foiling ?

Postby tmcfarla » Tue Sep 12, 2017 6:06 pm

Kahoona isn't great for foiling. Best Cabo is a very nice foiling kite in smaller sizes.


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