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by handy
Sat Nov 12, 2011 3:49 pm
Forum: Travel
Topic: Round the world kitesurfing trip
Replies: 7
Views: 1841

Re: Round the world kitesurfing trip

we are back from a 2 year kite around the world trip since 1 year.

check: http://www.isandy.ch and http://www.ahcustoms.ch for information about location and accomondation.
Have fun
by handy
Sun Nov 06, 2011 4:01 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Production Equipment Q&A updated
Replies: 20
Views: 3790

Re: Production Equipment Q&A updated

But if you want a PRODUCTION BOARD, you need PRODUCTION riders too ! Caus 170cm / 70 kg guy with shoesize 40 can't ride the same board as 195cm/ 90 kg shoesize 48 guy. So you want to do it like back in the old windsurfdays with 2 weight classes, thats stupid. the other thing is price for footstrapin...
by handy
Sat Nov 05, 2011 1:10 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Production Equipment Q&A updated
Replies: 20
Views: 3790

Re: Production Equipment Q&A updated

Boards have to be checked once at their firt race, then they get a stamp and the signature of the guy who checked the board . Thats how it works in most sailboat classes and i was allready like that 30 years ago in windsurfing division II. There should not only the weight and dimensions be checked, ...
by handy
Mon Oct 24, 2011 8:32 am
Forum: Gear Builders
Topic: Breaking my boards - help needed
Replies: 6
Views: 1950

Re: Breaking my boards - help needed

sure you can go with 90°/0° on the bottom, the 45°/45° on the top makes the board solid cause you have to break twice the fibres than with 90/0. Your Airex core is fine, the only thing is you have to add all strenght with the laminat That's also the only reason way the all the mayor companies work w...
by handy
Sun Oct 23, 2011 6:37 pm
Forum: Gear Builders
Topic: Breaking my boards - help needed
Replies: 6
Views: 1950

Re: Breaking my boards - help needed

let me guess,all your boards did crack first on the top under your heels. 2nd guess : your glass orientation is 90°/0° ? Try for the top , 3 x 250 gr 45°/45° and you will be on the save side, if you want a bullet proof board add a +-100 gr Kevlar under you heels ( core, kevlar,glass) for the bottom ...
by handy
Sat Oct 22, 2011 7:42 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Free Race or Race board?
Replies: 12
Views: 2488

CoffeeRacer

we call them CoffeeRacers, they pull upwind a littlebit less than raceboards, but they are bloody fast downwind and most important FUN to ride. Way less physic and way more fun than real raceboards. http://www.ahcustoms.ch/data/storage/attachments/217d47af77a1291e8704662cada6318f.jpg http://www.ahcu...
by handy
Mon Oct 17, 2011 9:12 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Fipi Aebischer on Flysurfer Speed 3 - 12 going big...wow
Replies: 55
Views: 4920

Re: Fipi Aebischer on Flysurfer Speed 3 - 12 going big...wow

@ alexrider you should be carefull what you post ! Lot of the spots in Switzerland are in danger to be closed so ALLWAYS double check what you promote! La Refuge is absolutely OFF LIMITS for kiters and La Plage is closed for kiting from 15th of june till 15th of august . Please respect the local rul...

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