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by BigR
Tue May 13, 2014 10:47 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: What do you mean by "Gybe/Jibe"?
Replies: 16
Views: 2155

Re: What do you mean by "Gybe/Jibe"?

In windsurfing, you turn downwind, duck under the boom, move your feet to the other side of the board, and off you go in the opposite direction. Absolutely not. In windsurfing, 99.9% of gybes are made my flipping the sail to the other side of the board 180 degrees thru the arc around the front of t...
by BigR
Tue May 13, 2014 11:34 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Tarifa in November
Replies: 5
Views: 1995

Re: Tarifa in November

si no hay viento, dejare la cometa en casa

if there is no wind, I'll leave the kite at home
by BigR
Fri May 09, 2014 1:16 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Tarifa in November
Replies: 5
Views: 1995

Re: Tarifa in November

That's what I thought. And Yet: October Tucus-Brazil, Western Oz, Sumbawa-indonesia, Madagascar, New Caledonia, Chile, Watergate-UK, Esbjerg-Denmark, rosslare-Ireland, Buenos aires-Argentina, Carmelo-Uruguay, Noordwijk ann Zee-Netherlands, Cape Hatteras-USA, Tarifa, Puclaro-Chile, Mancora-Peru, Cumb...
by BigR
Fri May 09, 2014 11:12 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Tarifa in November
Replies: 5
Views: 1995

Tarifa in November

Is Tarifa any good in November? Everywhere that I look for wind stats, it says Nov is a low month for winds and that the best wind months are during summer??????????????? YET , This lists October and November as the best months....... http://www.kiteforum.com/viewtopic.php?f=83&t=2313330 And, no lis...
by BigR
Wed Apr 23, 2014 11:38 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: 2013 Cabrinha Bar - Better Oversize or Undersize
Replies: 8
Views: 917

Re: 2013 Cabrinha Bar - Better Oversize or Undersize

If you want the kite to move around alot then a longer bar

if you want the kite to move around little then a shorter bar
by BigR
Mon Apr 14, 2014 11:17 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Classic Kiteboarding Movies
Replies: 6
Views: 1995

Re: Classic Kiteboarding Movies

Thanks Taut! :thumb: :thumb: I'll make see if he wants to take on the project! If anybody wants to vote on what I submit first, I have: Air Sickness, 2001 , my latest movie, All others predate this: P. Trow, Flash,Abreu, C P, GG, J P, Elliot, Naish etc etc. Wipika. original . flysurf, hawaii, france...
by BigR
Sun Apr 13, 2014 9:07 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: New to kite surfing
Replies: 9
Views: 1393

Re: New to kite surfing

I would just like to know if I could use it to kite surf with

No
by BigR
Sun Apr 13, 2014 8:35 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Classic Kiteboarding Movies
Replies: 6
Views: 1995

Re: Classic Kiteboarding Movies

How early is too early???????


I have kitesurfing movies from wayyyyyy earlier than those.

1997 or so. Just don't have a VHS machine anymore........
by BigR
Sat Mar 01, 2014 9:47 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: where to after brazil in oct? carribean? bahamas?
Replies: 4
Views: 614

Re: where to after brazil in oct? carribean? bahamas?

carribean looks good, does anyone have any info re: wind conditions say nov to jan there. i hear the hurricane season is july/aug/sept is that right? No, hurricane season is actually 1st of June to 31st November, but the height is really Aug-Sept-Oct. The Caribbean winds for kitesurfing don't reall...
by BigR
Thu Feb 20, 2014 11:25 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Matheson Hammock Park this Thursday?
Replies: 16
Views: 1829

Re: Matheson Hammock Park this Thursday?

Like I said.......... Really early ....... or really late....... It is 5am right now....... and 19-20mph, Fowey Rocks Date Time Lull Avg (mph) Gust Temp H2O Pressure 02/20 5:00 AM 19.4 ESE/110° 20.5 74°F 75°F 1018.8mb (-0.6 / 180) falling slowly 30.09"Hg which will last until 8am at most then die to...

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