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by plummet
Tue Aug 11, 2020 10:41 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: MOST SEXY KITE PICTURE
Replies: 6373
Views: 4235344

Re: MOST SEXY KITE PICTURE

Cheeky.
by plummet
Sun Aug 09, 2020 1:35 am
Forum: Travel
Topic: Top 10 Windiest Cities in the World
Replies: 4
Views: 362

Re: Top 10 Windiest Cities in the World

Dave_5280 wrote:
Sat Aug 08, 2020 7:27 pm
plummet wrote:
Sat Aug 08, 2020 7:03 pm
Boom, take that rest of the world!.....
What size is your biggest kite?
12m Chrono. Though I don't live in to get Wellington.
by plummet
Sat Aug 08, 2020 7:03 pm
Forum: Travel
Topic: Top 10 Windiest Cities in the World
Replies: 4
Views: 362

Re: Top 10 Windiest Cities in the World

Boom, take that rest of the world!.....
by plummet
Thu Aug 06, 2020 11:27 am
Forum: Gear Builders
Topic: Voids in Carbon
Replies: 5
Views: 261

Re: Voids in Carbon

by plummet
Sun Aug 02, 2020 6:54 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Help! How to repair a cracked foil wing?
Replies: 14
Views: 964

Re: Help! How to repair a cracked foil wing?

Lots of good options suggested. Key will be to ensure the moisture is out of the core before doing any repair. If you can't vac bag the moisture out leave it for a week or 2 in a warm place. Here's a quick and easy fix. Mount the wing vertical. Wedge the crack apart a several spots with small pins. ...
by plummet
Fri Jul 31, 2020 6:17 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Do expensive wetsuits last longer?
Replies: 22
Views: 1294

Re: Do expensive wetsuits last longer?

My experience is no. They don't last longer. But you can get a warmer thinner less constricting wetsuit the more you spend. Plus you get more activity specific wet suits the more you spend. I personally choose a medium/high value wet suit. One that's last years model on special. That way I get a goo...
by plummet
Thu Jul 23, 2020 11:14 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Turbulence while riding
Replies: 18
Views: 812

Re: Turbulence while riding

I ride in the open ocean all the time with chop and swell from different directs plus subsurface currents changing. When you blaze through subsurface currents or through swell chop on different angles you can get instant increase/decrease in lift that you have to counteract. When the current/swell l...
by plummet
Thu Jul 23, 2020 7:43 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: How to go faster? Technique or equipment?
Replies: 20
Views: 1077

Re: How to go faster? Technique or equipment?

After all that ramble, i havent gps'd myself on the hydrofoil. I dont have a sea worthy gps. But i have hauled arse as fast as i can go. No idea of the actual speed but my eyethometer says between 50 and 60 kph.... Thats just a blatant guess. The fastest days are definitely the flattest water days....
by plummet
Thu Jul 23, 2020 7:36 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: How to go faster? Technique or equipment?
Replies: 20
Views: 1077

Re: How to go faster? Technique or equipment?

One last tip on technique. We get used to letting the bar out during a gust and pulling it back in a lull to retain even speed and not get smashed in the gusts. Throw this technique out the window and when you feel the gust pull the in for extra downwind pull. Arc down wind with the gust and the shi...
by plummet
Thu Jul 23, 2020 7:19 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: How to go faster? Technique or equipment?
Replies: 20
Views: 1077

Re: How to go faster? Technique or equipment?

After all that ramble, i havent gps'd myself on the hydrofoil. I dont have a sea worthy gps. But i have hauled arse as fast as i can go. No idea of the actual speed but my eyethometer says between 50 and 60 kph.... Thats just a blatant guess. The fastest days are definitely the flattest water days.

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