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by Huib
Fri May 10, 2019 8:34 am
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Aluminum vs. Carbon Mast and Fusalage
Replies: 15
Views: 752

Re: Aluminum vs. Carbon Mast and Fusalage

There can be large differences in quality between carbon and aluminum masts.
The aluminum mast from Alpine are lighter and stronger than some carbon masts from other brands.
by Huib
Mon May 06, 2019 11:16 am
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Which kite is the easiest to re-lunch at low winds?
Replies: 25
Views: 1146

Re: Which kite is the easiest to re-lunch at low winds?

Never tried the Cloud but with LEI kites I have the best experience with the Ozone Alpha 10 m. Much better then OR Flite and Ultra with the same size.
by Huib
Tue Apr 16, 2019 9:05 am
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Anybody else got the 10 and 12mtr Ozone Alpha 1 strut?
Replies: 32
Views: 2403

Re: Anybody else got the 10 and 12mtr Ozone Alpha 1 strut?

The water restart of the Alpha 10m in marginal wind is remarkably good. At 7/8 knp wind just pull both steering lines and the kite rises from the water. The AR Ultra can't do this. Flutter is not worse then most 3 -struts. Oh ,please . I can reverse launch an Airush Ultra no problem. Same size Ultr...
by Huib
Mon Apr 08, 2019 11:33 am
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Anybody else got the 10 and 12mtr Ozone Alpha 1 strut?
Replies: 32
Views: 2403

Re: Anybody else got the 10 and 12mtr Ozone Alpha 1 strut?

The water restart of the Alpha 10m in marginal wind is remarkably good. At 7/8 knp wind just pull both steering lines and the kite rises from the water. The AR Ultra can't do this. Flutter is not worse then most 3 -struts. Not that the 5 knots are real in the video, but it is definitely not much wi...
by Huib
Mon Apr 08, 2019 8:41 am
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Anybody else got the 10 and 12mtr Ozone Alpha 1 strut?
Replies: 32
Views: 2403

Re: Anybody else got the 10 and 12mtr Ozone Alpha 1 strut?

The water restart of the Alpha 10m in marginal wind is remarkably good. At 7/8 knp wind just pull both steering lines and the kite rises from the water. The AR Ultra can't do this.
Flutter is not worse then most 3 -struts.
by Huib
Wed Mar 20, 2019 11:27 am
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Anybody else got the 10 and 12mtr Ozone Alpha 1 strut?
Replies: 32
Views: 2403

Re: Anybody else got the 10 and 12mtr Ozone Ultra 1 strut?

Relaunch in light wind is much easier when you have the skills for it. You have to learn this when you are coming from a TT.
But this sounds very good for the Alpha.
by Huib
Mon Mar 18, 2019 6:10 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Neil Pryde Glide Reports/Reviews?
Replies: 69
Views: 7707

Re: Neil Pryde Glide Reports/Reviews?

Buy new or used Onda and have best possible weight/price/flying stability possibilities. Plus after few weeks Moses releasing 75 allu mast with onda wings, about 945 euros only. How sure are you of your claim? The NP is 100 euros cheaper and there are kiters who have both, Onda and the NP and they ...
by Huib
Fri Mar 15, 2019 5:04 pm
Forum: Videos
Topic: Get Low - Short line kiteloops by Maarten Haeger
Replies: 2
Views: 207

Re: Get Low - Short line kiteloops by Maarten Haeger

a99 wrote:
Fri Mar 15, 2019 5:01 pm
Would be great if he mention what line lenght he uses ? probable less than 19m ? what do you think. Of course great loops.
Is mention. 13 meters are his lines
Gives not much hangtime :wink:
by Huib
Sat Mar 09, 2019 6:18 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Neil Pryde Glide Reports/Reviews?
Replies: 69
Views: 7707

Re: Neil Pryde Glide Reports/Reviews?

Had the large wing and small stabilizer combo out yesterday. I had a hard time with the pitch control.

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