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by kiteboarder@pacbell.net
Fri Oct 05, 2007 5:41 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Carafino Hydrofoil Kiteboard Review
Replies: 29
Views: 11576

Carafino Hydrofoil Kiteboard Review

The Carafino is like gliding across perfectly soft, deep powder snow!!

Even riding on the surface the Carafino is quite smooth compared to a “normalâ€Â
by kiteboarder@pacbell.net
Wed Sep 10, 2003 3:11 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: How to co-exist with windsurfers
Replies: 9
Views: 1510

By the way, ALL of my above comments apply equally to KITEBOARDERS trying to get along with other kiteboarders. In other words KITEBOARDERS need to be careful not to overtake downwind of other kiteboarders, or jibe into their path (current or potential).
by kiteboarder@pacbell.net
Wed Sep 10, 2003 3:07 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: How to co-exist with windsurfers
Replies: 9
Views: 1510

"Damkiter" wrote: ... passing a kiter who is doing jumps and spins from down wind and behind is risky (make some noise). We always try to look but a fast moving windsurfer can sneak up on us as we are about to jump. VERY well said. Keep in mind that while the kiter may not be "doing jumps", at the ...
by kiteboarder@pacbell.net
Wed Sep 10, 2003 2:40 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: UDS kicks ass in the gusts!
Replies: 16
Views: 2535

I've been riding with a "free" bar (like an unhooked UDS) for a couple years now & agree that it's better, especially in gusts, strong, or light winds (relative to the kite size). I recently tested a "classic" sliding bar with my own familiar kite, & felt that it really hindered performance & "feel"...
by kiteboarder@pacbell.net
Wed Sep 10, 2003 2:25 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: depower of guerrilla
Replies: 10
Views: 2027

Re: depower of guerrilla

"theflyingtinman" wrote:
...on my G-18. I have no trouble holding onto it in winds tha topped 24mph ... (I'm 210lb)
That corresponds very closely to my interactive chart (mentioned above), which shows your top end at 210lb should be around 27mph (comfortable up to around 23mph).
by kiteboarder@pacbell.net
Wed Sep 10, 2003 2:21 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Happy to be alive.
Replies: 25
Views: 4231

Thank YOU for the suggestions. I hope somebody can get some photos up which include your suggested mods.
by kiteboarder@pacbell.net
Wed Sep 10, 2003 2:18 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Are you and your kite safe? I doubt it!! The real challenge!
Replies: 15
Views: 2299

"tomtom" wrote
... oceanrodeo.com ... will make spinning Punch out this year
Are you sure? I spoke with them last week & they never mentioned it. All they said was that the new system has an added part to eliminate accidental release, & that there will be a retro-fit kit to upgrade older bars.
by kiteboarder@pacbell.net
Mon Sep 08, 2003 3:48 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Happy to be alive.
Replies: 25
Views: 4231

"Mr Jo Macdonald" wrote: If your bar is the one in Kitedudes pic before Mel's mods that leader didn't look anything near long enough to flag the kite and if the flying line was knoted onto it the knot can stop at the bar and the kite will go mad. Yes, that is VERY true: IF you have a knot in the to...
by kiteboarder@pacbell.net
Mon Sep 08, 2003 3:43 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Happy to be alive.
Replies: 25
Views: 4231

"Mr Jo Macdonald" ...the original system has the leader way too short to depower a kite. No. The bar slides up the short leader, easily sliding past the "loop-to-loop" lark's-head of the leader/line connection (no knots), & continues sliding up the flying line. If clipping the leash straight to you...
by kiteboarder@pacbell.net
Mon Sep 08, 2003 3:30 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Happy to be alive.
Replies: 25
Views: 4231

"Mr Jo Macdonald" wrote ... Trigger Snap Shackles (murrays #27-136800) ... are almost impossible to release under serious traction...the leash not working and the kite death spiralling and dragging him, could you please tell me how is he supposed to release the leash and kite if it ever happens aga...

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