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by edt
Fri Jun 14, 2019 12:04 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Offshore windshift ---> Lost Kite
Replies: 47
Views: 3997

Re: Offshore windshift ---> Lost Kite

Neverpack down and never deflate. Put the kite in a u position lay on top of it and you can find it very easy to swim up a wind try it sometime. Move the spreader hook to the side so you don't pole a hole in the kite
by edt
Wed Jun 12, 2019 1:15 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Megaloop Judging
Replies: 3
Views: 303

Re: Megaloop Judging

you get points both for distance and for height, so the hotter you can land and stick it the better. No points for soft landings after a bunch of safety loops on the way down. It's pretty dangerous landing hot in chop, so maybe they are just doing their best. These guys in the competition are probab...
by edt
Wed Jun 12, 2019 1:08 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: What are the Differences between an Wave kite and a Freeride Kite
Replies: 12
Views: 854

Re: What are the Differences between an Wave kite and a Freeride Kite

wave kites are supposed to be able to drift (so it doesn't crash when wave riding) and relaunch quick (in case it does crash) freeride kites need to boost but a lot of times it's just marketing.
by edt
Tue Jun 11, 2019 3:30 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: What's the difference between a beginner, intermediate, and advanced twin tip?
Replies: 16
Views: 713

Re: What's the difference between a beginner, intermediate, and advanced twin tip?

Herman wrote:
Tue Jun 11, 2019 2:31 pm
This is not maths, there are no absolute rules it is just loose description and opinion. There are no hard and fast parameters for the name of any board.
Best description yet.
by edt
Mon Jun 10, 2019 9:40 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: What's the difference between a beginner, intermediate, and advanced twin tip?
Replies: 16
Views: 713

Re: What's the difference between a beginner, intermediate, and advanced twin tip?

the big difference is cost. beginners are reluctant to spend $800 for a board. Intermediates will spend that much cause they know a $400 board is usually garbage. advanced riders will spend another $200 or so for the carbon fiber. There's no difference in terms of rocker, width, blah blah blah, thos...
by edt
Mon Jun 10, 2019 6:20 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Crack in spreader bar - still OK?
Replies: 9
Views: 423

Re: Crack in spreader bar - still OK?

Timbeeeeeer!
by edt
Fri Jun 07, 2019 10:37 pm
Forum: Foil Kites
Topic: sea anchor!
Replies: 32
Views: 1335

Re: sea anchor!

7-9 knots is way more than enough to reverse launch. make sure you are firmly seated on the hydrofoil. You want maximum resistance against the water so you can jellyfish the rear lines. You should be able to reverse launch a foil kite in as low as 2-5 knots as long as you are able to push hard again...
by edt
Fri Jun 07, 2019 8:34 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Action Cams in 2019 whats everyone using
Replies: 44
Views: 2988

Re: Action Cams in 2019 whats everyone using

Osmo can't use reelsteady go, it's the single best way to stabilize your cam footage, if you care about that gopro 7 is the only option. check out reelsteady.

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