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Re: Which kitesizes do YOU use ?

Postby Eckhardt » Thu Feb 08, 2018 12:49 am

Peter_Frank wrote:
Wed Feb 07, 2018 7:48 pm
Where ?

Eckhardt, Jmuiden - West coast of holland ? That makes sense then, same winds as here in Denmark, from zero to hauling ass :rollgrin:

8) Peter
Aye westcoast if the Netherlands. Cant complain with the wind here. Unless it is a nice summerevening I dont go out with less then 18 knots, and in the winter unless we have a long period without wind I skip the days with less then 24.
I havent been on the water for over a week now :-( but thats because of work...

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Re: Which kitesizes do YOU use ?

Postby styleito » Thu Feb 08, 2018 3:42 am

I don't keep track of sessions but, I do log days kited and the kites used on those days.
A day for me can be anything from a session after work to as many as 5 sessions spanning practically the whole day.
Any thing less than 45 minutes is considered a failed mission and not counted.

My stats for the last 1.5 years are:
277 days total
15M Pansh A15 - 5
13M Ozone Edge - 56
12M OR Razor - 5
10M OR Razor - 76
9M BRM Cloud- 41
8M - 145 (Switch Nitro3 - 38, OR Razor gen4 - 86, and OR Razor gen6 - 21)
7M OR Razor - 7
5.5M Cab Chaos- 37

8M is my goto kite size. I only weigh about 128lb/58.06kg.
As far as which kite with which board, the only thing I know for sure is that all the Cloud sessions were with my foilboard.
I started foiling in April of last year.

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Re: Which kitesizes do YOU use ?

Postby Peter_Frank » Thu Feb 08, 2018 5:59 am

Where is this styleito ?

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Re: Which kitesizes do YOU use ?

Postby plummet » Thu Feb 08, 2018 6:04 am

I don't keep a log. But here's my gut feeling

! Summer Winter
12m 12% 5%
10m 10% 10%
8m 70% 70%
6m 5% 10%
4m 3% 5%

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Re: Which kitesizes do YOU use ?

Postby Peter_Frank » Thu Feb 08, 2018 7:32 am

Where is this plummet ?

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Re: Which kitesizes do YOU use ?

Postby plummet » Thu Feb 08, 2018 9:57 am

Peter_Frank wrote:
Thu Feb 08, 2018 7:32 am
Where is this plummet ?
New Zealand

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Re: Which kitesizes do YOU use ?

Postby iriejohn » Thu Feb 08, 2018 10:03 am

South coast of England. TT (Select 138 x 41) and SB (Mitu 5'8"). 6/8/10/12 Ozone Enduro V2. Mainly 6/8 in winter and 10/12 in summer. Spring and autumn in between. 20 mins from the beach. 5'10"/1.78m, 180lb/82kg.
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Re: Which kitesizes do YOU use ?

Postby nothing2seehere » Thu Feb 08, 2018 10:37 am

South coast of England. TT with the odd foil session.

Mostly 10m (70%). Some 7m (20%) and a handful of 12m days (mostly when I go on holiday abroad over the last year).

But this is partly because I don't get that many sessions (maybe 70-80 sessions a year) as I only make the effort to drive down to the beach when its good conditions (did too much swimming last year when the wind dropped whilst learning to foil so not going to bother this year when its marginal). Pretty lucky here as the weather forecast is normally pretty accurate so you can try and plan your time off around the wind

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Re: Which kitesizes do YOU use ?

Postby Peter_Frank » Thu Feb 08, 2018 3:34 pm

Thanks for the inputs, great we can share :thumb:

Please write WHERE you ride mostly, meaning your location :D , as otherwise it does not make any sense to write which kites you use how often :(

If you dont, noone can use it.....
A full country as location does not make any sense either.

So the area/region you ride in most often, is the most important - as then, combined with the boardtypes and weight, everyone got an idea of the conditions in your area - much better than any windstatistics IMO :rollgrin:

8) Peter

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Re: Which kitesizes do YOU use ?

Postby Guttorm » Thu Feb 08, 2018 4:20 pm

Twintip riding: 110kgs
Ozone Edge 19 50% of the time 32m lines
Core Xr3. 15. 10%. 27m lines
Core.Xr3. 12. 40% 27m lines


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