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by lederhosen
Thu Feb 20, 2020 10:47 am
Forum: Foil Kites
Topic: New aquatik single skin by Conceptair
Replies: 51
Views: 8038

Re: New aquatik single skin by Conceptair



At 1:20 there seems to be a high aspect firefly with center strut!
by lederhosen
Sun Feb 02, 2020 9:40 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Canards
Replies: 22
Views: 1105

Re: Canards

In the video on Page 1, the canard being used looks to me like the wing tips may not be as square as the XXLW? Nicolas has also said that they are bringing out a 1600 sq cm foil, so could that be a canard? All of this is speculation on my part apart from the bit about a 1600 sq cm foil. I think you...
by lederhosen
Sun Feb 02, 2020 9:09 am
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Canards
Replies: 22
Views: 1105

Re: Canards

Saw a carbon spitfire xxlw on leboncoin, dont know if self built or prototype.
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I hope there is one coming, also a wingsize inbetween xlw and xxlw would be great

Nixmatters, is the xxlw a selfbuild or the new edition wing?
by lederhosen
Sat Feb 01, 2020 8:20 am
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Canards
Replies: 22
Views: 1105

Re: Canards

I also learnt on the spitfire xlw. It worked well and i am still on it and very happy with it.
by lederhosen
Fri Jan 31, 2020 8:25 am
Forum: Gear Builders
Topic: New kind of wing design to handle turbulence
Replies: 2
Views: 305

New kind of wing design to handle turbulence

This article describes a wing design which is supposed to be good in turbulence: https://spectrum.ieee.org/automaton/robotics/drones/a-new-kind-of-wing-dramatically-improves-flight-for-small-drones It looks like it could be good for hydrofoil builds. Has anybody tried something like it? Or is there ...
by lederhosen
Thu Jan 30, 2020 4:25 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: 5m or 4m? windrange and sweetspot?
Replies: 21
Views: 1072

Re: 5m or 4m?windrange and sweetspot?

I am 80kg and my 5m LEI is good until 30kn and not higher. 4m is my guess for you at 25kn plus.
by lederhosen
Sun Dec 15, 2019 12:34 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Wave Riding with a Foil Limits
Replies: 41
Views: 12774

Re: Wave Riding with a Foil Limits

There is some nice wave foiling in this video, especially from 1:25 on:

by lederhosen
Mon Nov 11, 2019 8:19 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: neoprene boots/socks recommendation
Replies: 10
Views: 929

Re: neoprene boots/socks recommendation

No booties are best booties... these soliteboots are by far best a ever had. they have couple features that make them very different and much better Thermoformable - they are really custom for your feet From inside they are not fabric but "rubber" means - your foot is locked inside - no slipping in...
by lederhosen
Thu Oct 24, 2019 10:16 am
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: SPI Foiling
Replies: 15
Views: 934

Re: SPI Foiling

mar menor wrote:
Thu Oct 24, 2019 9:18 am
In that case you won't mind me calling you "a fucking retard"
It’s the other way around: retard is offensive, spastic means uncontrolled muscle contractions, thats what i have after too much sport
by lederhosen
Wed Sep 25, 2019 9:48 am
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: backstall on smaller kites
Replies: 25
Views: 1443

Re: backstall on smaller kites

I recognized the same on my 5m Cabrinha Radar from 2015. Since it is my smallest kite I often ride it a bit overpowered and so I guessed the small frame of the kite deforms more under the load.

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