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by joekitetime
Fri Sep 18, 2020 3:47 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Mast position - explain like I am 5
Replies: 9
Views: 323

Re: Mast position - explain like I am 5

Ther reason the manufacturers recommend positioning the mast all the way back is because of riders exactly like you - people who don't understand the characteristics of the foil. For them all the way back is safest. As you progress in your skill level regarding balance, you will also progress in you...
by joekitetime
Wed Sep 16, 2020 4:15 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Moving the mast on a Moses T40
Replies: 6
Views: 275

Re: Moving the mast on a Moses T40

If it were me I'd go with a smaller stabilizer. At least try a few. The smaller the better.
by joekitetime
Wed Sep 16, 2020 3:16 pm
Forum: Wingsurfing
Topic: Moses 1000 vs Fone Phantom 1480
Replies: 9
Views: 675

Re: Moses 1000 vs Fone Phantom 1480

Low end: very similar... Hi JKT, Can you elaborate on this as the 1100 is 2100cm2 and the 1000 only 987cm2? tx I'm no aeronautical engineer, so no techy elaboration. However, I can try to add a few things from my experience. Higher aspect wings (like the Moses 1000) provide more lift due to their d...
by joekitetime
Mon Sep 14, 2020 3:03 pm
Forum: Wingsurfing
Topic: The Low Volume Wingfoil Waterstart (Step By Step)
Replies: 7
Views: 635

Re: The Low Volume Wingfoil Waterstart (Step By Step)

The LOW Volume Wingfoil Waterstart is DIFFICULT! In this episode, "The Mayor" takes us through a step by step tutorial towards his journey of eventual success. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GCq0rP8bagM&list=PLKhcc0_842g6AhkJYak3tKIAGIwpuegH9 Thanks for the video. Great instruction, lots of detail...
by joekitetime
Mon Sep 14, 2020 2:56 pm
Forum: Wingsurfing
Topic: The Low Volume Wingfoil Waterstart (Step By Step)
Replies: 7
Views: 635

Re: The Low Volume Wingfoil Waterstart (Step By Step)

The LOW Volume Wingfoil Waterstart is DIFFICULT! In this episode, "The Mayor" takes us through a step by step tutorial towards his journey of eventual success. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GCq0rP8bagM&list=PLKhcc0_842g6AhkJYak3tKIAGIwpuegH9 Thanks for the video. Great instruction, lots of detail...
by joekitetime
Mon Sep 14, 2020 2:31 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Lost at sea @Tenerife - expected at any Atlantic coast
Replies: 10
Views: 1126

Re: Lost at sea @Tenerife - expected at any Atlantic coast

Wow! Could be an epic story!
by joekitetime
Mon Sep 14, 2020 2:30 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: How to slow down the foil
Replies: 7
Views: 456

Re: How to slow down the foil

Put the kite high and go straight downwind (usually folks think they are going downwind when they really aren't). Put the kite high and point as high to windward if you can. If your kite is lifting you and the foil out of the water you are flying to big of a kite. Unless your aim is to race, then pu...
by joekitetime
Thu Sep 10, 2020 3:58 pm
Forum: Wingsurfing
Topic: 2021 Indiana Wingfoil Boards
Replies: 3
Views: 442

Re: 2021 Indiana Wingfoil Boards

Thanks for that. I've been selling a lot of gear lately and shipping across state or country here has gotten extremely expensive! I think the shippers are trying to make bank on the corona virus! And what is worse is that there service has gotten noticeably worse! Pay more, get less! I guess that ha...
by joekitetime
Wed Sep 09, 2020 4:00 pm
Forum: Wingsurfing
Topic: 2021 Indiana Wingfoil Boards
Replies: 3
Views: 442

Re: 2021 Indiana Wingfoil Boards

I contacted Indiana before. If I remember correctly they don't ship to California, USA.
by joekitetime
Thu Sep 03, 2020 7:41 pm
Forum: Wingsurfing
Topic: Moses 1000 vs Fone Phantom 1480
Replies: 9
Views: 675

Re: Moses 1000 vs Fone Phantom 1480

My bad, sorry! 72cm mast (Moses) vs 75cm mast (FONE).

I'll go correct it now, thanks!

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