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Mossy 757
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Re: foil kites vs inflatable racing kites for racing + foil boards vs race boards?

Postby Mossy 757 » Wed Jan 11, 2017 10:32 pm

grigorib wrote:
Mossy 757 wrote:
grigorib wrote:
I said football, not soccer...

http://www.stack.com/a/the-dimensions-o ... ball-field


Put down the crack pipe...from your link:

Image


Total length including end zones is 120 yards. A half of that is 60...


grigorib wrote:A football field is 60 yards which is approximately 55 meters

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Re: foil kites vs inflatable racing kites for racing + foil boards vs race boards?

Postby grigorib » Wed Jan 11, 2017 10:46 pm

Mossy 757 wrote:
grigorib wrote:
Mossy 757 wrote:
Put down the crack pipe...from your link:

Image


Total length including end zones is 120 yards. A half of that is 60...


grigorib wrote:A football field is 60 yards which is approximately 55 meters



:) I see now. Well I missed a word :)

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Re: foil kites vs inflatable racing kites for racing + foil boards vs race boards?

Postby cleepa » Thu Jan 12, 2017 5:00 pm

Tone wrote:I fly both, for light wind and light to medium wind boosting, you simply cannot beat a high aspect foil kite.

You must be mistaken. PumpMeUp says foil kites are aerodynamically inferior :lol:


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