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by apollo4000
Tue Jan 12, 2021 3:35 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Parkinson's and kiting
Replies: 17
Views: 989

Re: Parkinson's and kiting

Best of luck mate. Hope all goes well.
by apollo4000
Tue Jan 12, 2021 3:26 pm
Forum: Videos
Topic: Did Pete Mel Just Catch the Wave of the Decade at Maverick's?
Replies: 5
Views: 749

Re: Did Pete Mel Just Catch the Wave of the Decade at Maverick's?

Great wave. Beautiful wave. Amazing ride. Possibly for gorgeous old M. But not a patch on Nazare. The significance is that he paddled into it, no jet ski tow assistance. Not taking anything away from this classic wave....but it just goes to show the size of Nazare. People do paddle out to Nazare wh...
by apollo4000
Sun Jan 10, 2021 8:41 pm
Forum: Videos
Topic: Did Pete Mel Just Catch the Wave of the Decade at Maverick's?
Replies: 5
Views: 749

Re: Did Pete Mel Just Catch the Wave of the Decade at Maverick's?

Great wave. Beautiful wave. Amazing ride. Possibly for gorgeous old M.
But not a patch on Nazare.
by apollo4000
Fri Jan 08, 2021 8:43 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: line knife or hook knife, slightly bigger one recommendations
Replies: 51
Views: 2052

Re: line knife or hook knife, slightly bigger one recommendations

That’s what treading water does if you don’t wrap your lines as I’ve learned myself.

Also have the Eezycut. Also a whistle. There’s a lot to learn from the diving community.
by apollo4000
Sat Dec 19, 2020 9:25 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Carbon vs Wood made boards
Replies: 162
Views: 7523

Re: Carbon vs Wood made boards

Back to the OP, if you want some actual expert information on carbon layups, materials and options you can email Simon at Nomad boards, he is super helpful especially if you are interested in him making you a board. He can taylor a board to your weight and requirements. Yup, speak to Simon, is extr...
by apollo4000
Fri Dec 18, 2020 5:19 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Carbon vs Wood made boards
Replies: 162
Views: 7523

Re: Carbon vs Wood made boards

Hi guys, I’m looking forward to change my F-One Traxx (paulina wood) for the carbon base Traxx, I ride with boots and during each session I mostly practise unhooked wakestyle tricks. Reading several reviews they mention that carbon boards are very stiff and I’m wondering if this would be uncomforta...
by apollo4000
Fri Dec 18, 2020 8:18 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Carbon vs Wood made boards
Replies: 162
Views: 7523

Re: Carbon vs Wood made boards

Matteo V wrote:
Thu Dec 17, 2020 11:14 pm
apollo4000 wrote:
Thu Dec 17, 2020 9:53 pm
This is how my board was made.

Black resin pigment to make the glass look "carbony"?
...so which carbon board do you have?
by apollo4000
Thu Dec 17, 2020 10:02 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Bad Flexifoil bladders
Replies: 2
Views: 251

Re: Bad Flexifoil bladders

Didn’t you raise this a couple months ago.
Flexi foil have been out of the kite market for 6+ years.
I would touch flexifoil with a barge pole
by apollo4000
Thu Dec 17, 2020 9:53 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Carbon vs Wood made boards
Replies: 162
Views: 7523

Re: Carbon vs Wood made boards

This is how my board was made.


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