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by slowboat
Wed Dec 04, 2019 10:07 am
Forum: Foil Kites
Topic: Flysurfer Peak 4
Replies: 467
Views: 38798

Re: Flysurfer Peak 4

Wouldn't recommend a Peak 4 bigger than 8 meters for water use.
by slowboat
Tue Dec 03, 2019 6:16 pm
Forum: Foil Kites
Topic: single skin variable size kite Aeros S1 Duo
Replies: 12
Views: 357

Re: single skin variable size kite Aeros S1 Duo

Adds weight and complexity. Just make simple, inexpensive SS kites. The market needs very small sizes (less than 3 meters)
by slowboat
Mon Dec 02, 2019 11:53 am
Forum: Videos
Topic: We filmed a kite beach for 8 hours ... crashes
Replies: 29
Views: 1931

Re: We filmed a kite beach for 8 hours ... crashes

This is absolutely typical for the number of mistakes during 8 hours on a windy day on ANY busy kite beach.
by slowboat
Sat Nov 30, 2019 11:59 pm
Forum: Foil Kites
Topic: Flysurfer Peak 4
Replies: 467
Views: 38798

Re: Flysurfer Peak 4

I have the 5 and 8 meter peak 4. My experience was that it takes much more time than I expected to really break the kite in and have it flying optimally. At his point I think I have enough use on both of them to have them working very well, and with my big slow crappy allibabba surf foil I am now r...
by slowboat
Mon Nov 25, 2019 12:40 am
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Would you buy a very sharp wing?
Replies: 11
Views: 655

Re: Would you buy a very sharp wing?

slowboat wrote:
Sun Nov 24, 2019 11:19 pm
Would never buy a sharp foil. There are many other options so why take the risks. Everyone get hits by their foil (not that infrequently.)
by slowboat
Sun Nov 24, 2019 11:19 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Would you buy a very sharp wing?
Replies: 11
Views: 655

Re: Would you buy a very sharp wing?

Would never buy a sharp foil. There are many other options so why take the risks. Everyone get hit by their foil
by slowboat
Sun Nov 24, 2019 12:46 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Stable wings for 20-30 knots and 2-4m swell
Replies: 11
Views: 642

Re: Stable wings for 20-30 knots and 2-4m swell

Not understanding the thinking behind longer fuse for waves?? Longer fuse may achieve some pitch stability but will be slower to correct pitch and also slower yaw plus increased drag.
by slowboat
Sat Nov 23, 2019 10:32 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Stable wings for 20-30 knots and 2-4m swell
Replies: 11
Views: 642

Re: Stable wings for 20-30 knots and 2-4m swell

Closest production foil I know of to match your bill is the Armstrong 800.
by slowboat
Wed Nov 20, 2019 4:26 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: New marginal wind weapon: Kruiser Lightwind
Replies: 54
Views: 6605

Re: New marginal wind weapon: Kruiser Lightwind

jakemoore wrote:
Wed Nov 20, 2019 3:07 pm
Works as advertised.

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tell us more. What conditions do you like it in and are you able to go a kite size down with this wing?

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