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by joriws
Mon Jan 21, 2019 8:53 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Large Kite that will relaunch
Replies: 17
Views: 641

Re: Large Kite that will relaunch

Non-race foil kite or LEI kite with trailing edge bridles. I think Flysurfer Boost2 has 'em in larger sizes - Extra bridles are optional that you can use those or decide not to. Those help reverse flying the kite in the middle of the power zone similar to foil kite relaunch. I don't have personal ex...
by joriws
Wed Jan 16, 2019 7:01 pm
Forum: Snow / Land
Topic: Snowkite Video Topic
Replies: 144
Views: 38482

Re: Snowkite Video Topic

Welcome to Tampere, Finland..

Added as URL also if embedding does not work..
https://youtu.be/dsTqz7vK56s

by joriws
Wed Jan 16, 2019 1:28 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Your opinion please: Make Board Builders and Hydrofoil Builders one forum?
Replies: 19
Views: 648

Re: Your opinion please: Make Board Builders and Hydrofoil Builders one forum?

Well the dictionary was included as a joke - "1 : a person who does odd jobs". I am also non-native but I still know what handyman is.. :)
by joriws
Wed Jan 16, 2019 10:34 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Your opinion please: Make Board Builders and Hydrofoil Builders one forum?
Replies: 19
Views: 648

Re: Your opinion please: Make Board Builders and Hydrofoil Builders one forum?

Handyman as forum name? :) Or something similar naming approach for all DIY building projects - forum for capable person for building stuff? -- https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/handyman handyman noun handy·​man | \ ˈhan-dē-ˌman \ Definition of handyman 1 : a person who does odd jobs 2 : on...
by joriws
Fri Jan 11, 2019 7:25 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Cold Water Riding Guide
Replies: 11
Views: 960

Re: Cold Water Riding Guide

by joriws
Thu Jan 10, 2019 3:12 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Ram air caught in surf disaster
Replies: 25
Views: 2276

Re: Ram air caught in surf disaster

andylc wrote:
Thu Jan 10, 2019 2:36 pm
Based on the same logic as PMU I hearby denounce all inflatable kites on the basis of them being terrible for paragliding.
Or..

Ignore the lies about safety, ~100% of kiteboarding deaths and severe injuries happen with inflatable kites.
by joriws
Tue Jan 08, 2019 2:35 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Kiteforum Update 2019 - any suggestions? Site can be offline sometimes!
Replies: 140
Views: 4741

Re: Kiteforum Update 2019 - any suggestions?

Toby, since Google changed their policies about G-Maps API, you must have a credit card linked to your account. I need to see how much costs this will produce, since Google is charging for it now. If too high, I assume we need to work with links or so. Or continue with Openstreetmap.. https://wiki....
by joriws
Tue Jan 08, 2019 1:37 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: 30+m breach??
Replies: 49
Views: 3730

Re: 30+m breach??

Swimmer, I wonder why your linked video does not use Madgwick AHRS filter or does it? This video shows better results in terms of drift compared to your linked video?


by joriws
Mon Jan 07, 2019 7:16 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Kiteforum Update 2019 - any suggestions? Site can be offline sometimes!
Replies: 140
Views: 4741

Re: Kiteforum Update 2019 - any suggestions?

Allow embedding facebook/instsgram/* videos like you can embed with youtube and vimeo.
by joriws
Sun Jan 06, 2019 1:47 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: 30+m breach??
Replies: 49
Views: 3730

Re: 30+m breach??

So how is Woo measuring height? Woo is IMU (inertia motion unit) which uses electric sensors to measure jump. 3 axis Gyroscope to detect rotation and 3 axis accelerometer to detect acceleration on different axis. Also clock is used (hangtime clock). First unit rotates coordinate axis to earth and c...

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