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by aniva
Mon Jul 09, 2018 1:39 am
Forum: Safety
Topic: Drift launch - consistently get steering and front line tangled
Replies: 14
Views: 7981

Re: Drift launch - consistently get steering and front line tangled

thanks, except of seaweed situation, can you give more specifics on what went terribly wrong... as for tethered, good point but it would not work as per https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MAZNC9ejR8I
by aniva
Sun Jul 08, 2018 7:36 pm
Forum: Safety
Topic: Drift launch - consistently get steering and front line tangled
Replies: 14
Views: 7981

Re: Drift launch - consistently get steering and front line tangled

I have built model of the kite (see image) and tested all scenarios. Line wind-up on the bar proved to be a reliable way either with downwind or upwind rigging. The only and the only thing one have to watch is to make sure NOT to pass the bar (with lines wound up) through lines (will post more pictu...
by aniva
Tue Jul 03, 2018 2:15 pm
Forum: Safety
Topic: Drift launch - consistently get steering and front line tangled
Replies: 14
Views: 7981

Re: Drift launch - consistently get steering and front line tangled

Thanks a lot for all the replies, I get this recommendation to NOT wind up the lines, like on this video https://youtu.be/_uPqvz1lFnE but , but no such luxury as a beach here: there are lots of bushes and small trees next to the shore, so this is not and option and lines have to be wrapped. I also d...
by aniva
Mon Jul 02, 2018 7:27 pm
Forum: Safety
Topic: Drift launch - consistently get steering and front line tangled
Replies: 14
Views: 7981

Drift launch - consistently get steering and front line tangled

Hi, I am beginner, been practicing drif launch due to most local places do not have enough shore space (tree line etc.). Following many videos on YouTube where rider basically (after walking lines and rigging like for normal assisted launch) then wraps lines, again like normal (using figure 8), grab...
by aniva
Mon Sep 04, 2017 2:54 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: the best beginner kite
Replies: 79
Views: 22515

Re: the best beginner kite

ok - then we just re-animated it :-)
by aniva
Mon Sep 04, 2017 4:51 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: the best beginner kite
Replies: 79
Views: 22515

Re: the best beginner kite

is this thread alive, any updates to the list, seem so current list would be

Make Model
Ozone Catalyst V1
Ozone Catalyst V1
Nash Ride
Liquid Force Envy 2016
Slingshot Rally
North Rebel
North Evo
North Neo
North Dice
Best Roca
Cabrinha Radar
Cabrinha Switchblade
F1 Bandit
by aniva
Mon Sep 04, 2017 4:51 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: the best beginner kite
Replies: 79
Views: 22515

Re: the best beginner kite

is this thread alive, any updates to the list, seem so current list would be

Make Model
Ozone Catalyst V1
Nash Ride
Liquid Force Envy 2016
Slingshot Rally
North Rebel
North Evo
North Neo
North Dice
Best Roca
Cabrinha Radar
Cabrinha Switchblade
F1 Bandit

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