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by matanshapira
Mon Aug 19, 2019 6:12 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Small pocket board - looking for recommendation/advice
Replies: 90
Views: 6602

Re: Small pocket board - looking for recommendation/advice

Turns out that the Oak3 is 2.5-3kg and won't necessarily keep the LF Impulse afloat.
Kanaha 37" sounds like the way to go
by matanshapira
Sun Aug 18, 2019 7:52 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Small pocket board - looking for recommendation/advice
Replies: 90
Views: 6602

Re: Small pocket board - looking for recommendation/advice

I've not tried these boards, but have found by experimenting with 90-105-110-120 cm boards that a 110 is best. There's not hardly any benefits ( while riding) to going shorter. I'm 75+ kg and using a Moses 633, which is very similar to the Impulse. The other thing I've found is that even 500g more ...
by matanshapira
Sat Aug 17, 2019 9:19 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Small pocket board - looking for recommendation/advice
Replies: 90
Views: 6602

Re: Small pocket board - looking for recommendation/advice

junebug wrote:
Sat Aug 17, 2019 8:19 pm
What is Oak3?
New light and small wooden board made by an Italian rider:
https://www.facebook.com/pg/Oak3-642375 ... e_internal
by matanshapira
Sat Aug 17, 2019 7:00 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Small pocket board - looking for recommendation/advice
Replies: 90
Views: 6602

Small pocket board - looking for recommendation/advice

Hi, Skill: 100% flying footswitch success rate, can do 360 intermittently. Liquid Force Impulse Foil (~1150cm area), LF Galaxy 4'8" Style: carving and tricks. Strapless or 1 hook Average weight, large foot size. I'd like to add a smaller board. I hear that around 1m(37" inch) is the right size for t...
by matanshapira
Sat Jul 27, 2019 7:02 am
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Quick Flight
Replies: 20
Views: 1739

Re: Quick Flight

Adds 450gr to your setup...
by matanshapira
Fri Jul 19, 2019 9:43 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Twist Wings liquid force impulse
Replies: 19
Views: 1144

Re: Twist Wings liquid force impulse

It's the fuselage that is twisted, it occurs because the inserts are glued by hand. LF said it has no impact on performance and up to 1.5cm they consider it normal.
by matanshapira
Tue May 28, 2019 9:07 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Leaving the pump in a hot car during the summer on a regular basis
Replies: 5
Views: 659

Leaving the pump in a hot car during the summer on a regular basis

Any issues(from experience only, not theory)?
by matanshapira
Fri May 17, 2019 9:46 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: starting on duck tack to toeside
Replies: 37
Views: 5018

Re: starting on duck tack to toeside

I was told that adding a front foot strap will help completing 360, do you agree? (currently strapless)
by matanshapira
Tue Apr 09, 2019 5:48 am
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: WtF man. Will I ever learn transitions...?
Replies: 57
Views: 5307

Re: WtF man. Will I ever learn transitions...?

Large wing.... LF Impulse
Made me nail flying switch in 2 sessions.
Try to start it from very low height. Practice on land a lot without changing COG. Initiate upward foil movement right before you switch.
by matanshapira
Tue Apr 09, 2019 5:31 am
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Leg burn
Replies: 16
Views: 1509

Re: Leg burn

2 things may help:
removing the foot hook and placing the front foot more forward
switching legs more often

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