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by zact
Sat Dec 08, 2012 9:13 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Trimming the kite...
Replies: 29
Views: 3546

Re: Trimming the kite...

Have any of you tried telltales to determine the optimum AoA?

http://kiteboardbc.com/phpBB3/viewtopic ... ltale#p946

How do they compare to what you perceive as the optimum?
by zact
Fri Nov 30, 2012 2:44 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Back to the drawing board- how will we beat Sail Rocket?
Replies: 85
Views: 12809

Re: Back to the drawing board- how will we beat Sail Rocket?

Maybe I’m missing something here…. but I can’t see how the SailRocket can sail on the other tack. (Please correct me if I’m wrong on that. If I am wrong, then most of what follows is, too.) Its success has been built on optimising it for one tack only. Which is losing the plot in my opinion. It got ...
by zact
Tue Feb 07, 2012 5:14 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Ultra short leash
Replies: 7
Views: 3271

Re: Ultra short leash

Since I have no desire to ride unhooked, I recently ditched the standard leash in favour of a short rope with a snap shackle when I got a bar with the leash line running through it. The shorter leash was much more convenient.... Until I read this thread this morning. And in particular Phil's link to...

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