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by JakeFarley
Mon May 20, 2019 1:25 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Kiting Port Charlotte
Replies: 4
Views: 211

Re: Kiting Port Charlotte

Years ago I read about some kiting at Cayo Costa state park on a lagoon. Not sure if it is still allowed there. At some other state parks there are restrictions as to where you can launch and land during the spring because of the birds nesting. You could PM RickI. I think he is knowledgeable on SW F...
by JakeFarley
Fri May 17, 2019 1:00 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: El Nino - warmer water on South Americas west coast?
Replies: 7
Views: 386

Re: El Nino - warmer water on South Americas west coast?

correct me if i'm wrong but doesnt el niño= much warmer temperatures in el caribe=more thermal winds in places like buen hombre and cabarete? (and also much more violent weather in general in the hurricane zone From what I've read, El Nino produces more wind shear in the Atlantic ocean and Carribea...
by JakeFarley
Mon May 13, 2019 10:32 pm
Forum: Videos
Topic: Get off my wave!
Replies: 1
Views: 271

Get off my wave!

Not kitesurfing but hilarious.

by JakeFarley
Fri May 10, 2019 9:41 pm
Forum: Gear Builders
Topic: Covering screw inserts
Replies: 11
Views: 435

Re: Covering screw inserts

I've filled them up with flour packing it in tightly before laying out and laminating the fiberglass. Then drill them out carefully with an oversized drill bit or countersink bit just to remove the fiberglass. The flour can then be blown out of the inserts. Never have done carbon so I don't know wha...
by JakeFarley
Fri May 10, 2019 9:34 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Which muscles are the most important for kitesurfing?
Replies: 26
Views: 1239

Re: Which muscles are the most important for kitesurfing?

Kiteboarding. Because football, baseball and basketball only require one ball. :D
by JakeFarley
Fri May 10, 2019 9:29 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: We should be wearing sunglasses throughout the day and especially while kiteboarding! Why aren't we?
Replies: 77
Views: 3248

Re: We should be wearing sunglasses throughout the day and especially while kiteboarding! Why aren't we?

Also, it should be noted that CL's being worn in water is a big no-no in the contact lens world. If you wear them in water they need to be promptly removed and cleaned with a H2O2 based cleaner. I've worn my contacts for 30+ years free diving, windsurfing and kiteboarding with no ill effects, infec...
by JakeFarley
Thu May 09, 2019 2:05 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Which muscles are the most important for kitesurfing?
Replies: 26
Views: 1239

Re: Which muscles are the most important for kitesurfing?

longwhitecloud wrote:
Thu May 09, 2019 4:44 am
I have been injecting oil into my muscles for a while now and there is no doubt it improved my foiling.
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Love the tattoo. :thumb: I'm sure Toby has the same one. :D
by JakeFarley
Sat May 04, 2019 1:30 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Nosegrab
Replies: 2
Views: 287

Re: Nosegrab

There are a few nose grabs in this video... :lol:

by JakeFarley
Wed May 01, 2019 1:06 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: The Naish Wing-Surfer
Replies: 159
Views: 7192

Re: The Naish Wing-Surfer

"Scootching" :thumb: reminded me of pumping a foil.
by JakeFarley
Wed May 01, 2019 2:49 am
Forum: Foil Kites
Topic: Building a state-of-the-art foil kite
Replies: 34
Views: 1338

Re: Building a state-of-the-art foil kite

A bit off topic, but has anyone designed and built a single skinned kite? It seems that the sewing would not be as complex as a high cell count foil.

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