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by Peert
Wed Aug 28, 2019 7:33 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: New pro Gong foil wings?
Replies: 14
Views: 1296

Re: New pro Gong foil wings?

Also, what does this mean striaght off the gong large pro foil page: "Size L of an area (projected) of 1227cm2 (1360cm2 extrados developed)". What is developed and projected? I thought it would just be a straight cm2 area of the foil? Can anyone enlighten me? One is the surface area of the shadow o...
by Peert
Wed Aug 28, 2019 8:59 am
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: New pro Gong foil wings?
Replies: 14
Views: 1296

Re: New pro Gong foil wings?

Hey guys, I am looking to buy a Gong surf foil pack to surf foil and kite foil. The 5’8 55l prone surf foil board and the large surf foil with 65cm mast. I weigh 80kg. Questions: 1. There is a classic front wing and the new pro front wings. How do they differ? I assume the classic is more lift and ...
by Peert
Wed Aug 28, 2019 8:54 am
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Gong Wing Foil making it work
Replies: 2
Views: 521

Re: Gong Wing Foil making it work

To me it still looks strange and lame. That wing blocking your view.... The body position... I am not at all tempted to try this 'new' sport. When I saw kitesurfing for the first time I new I just had to learn it... Maybe I would use a smal wing on a longboard on our flat and windy streets..... boar...
by Peert
Tue Aug 27, 2019 9:10 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: World record - Open sea unsupported kitejourney
Replies: 23
Views: 1670

Re: World record - Open sea unsupported kitejourney

https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.surfer ... ed-sea/amp

google on: jan lisewski sharks red sea
you will find a lot more...
by Peert
Tue Aug 27, 2019 9:05 pm
Forum: Videos
Topic: Ruben Lenten - My most painful kiteboarding accident (broke my leg)
Replies: 149
Views: 10759

Re: Ruben Lenten - My most painful kiteboarding accident (broke my leg)

It seems that for megaloop and bigair riders with boots must be created board QR system, probably with long leash attashed to both foot binding that rider can release board in few seconds !!!! Because of one serious injury of a pro rider? I would like to see some statistics on these type of injurie...
by Peert
Tue Aug 27, 2019 11:54 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: World record - Open sea unsupported kitejourney
Replies: 23
Views: 1670

Re: World record - Open sea unsupported kitejourney

Haha, I more often have that people think that I am being cynical when I am not than the reverse...
by Peert
Tue Aug 27, 2019 6:12 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: World record - Open sea unsupported kitejourney
Replies: 23
Views: 1670

Re: World record - Open sea unsupported kitejourney

I rode commando for about 5 hrs on one of my sessions , about 75 miles or so back and forth. So I guess I hold the world record at this point. Open sea? Or following a coastline? This makes as huge difference... safety wise... Open sea, not along the coastline Than pj sofine probably holds the worl...
by Peert
Mon Aug 26, 2019 5:47 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: World record - Open sea unsupported kitejourney
Replies: 23
Views: 1670

Re: World record - Open sea unsupported kitejourney

pj sofine wrote:
Mon Aug 26, 2019 12:52 pm
I rode commando for about 5 hrs on one of my sessions , about 75 miles or so back and forth. So I guess I hold the world record at this point.
Open sea? Or following a coastline?
This makes as huge difference... safety wise...
by Peert
Fri Aug 23, 2019 11:20 am
Forum: Foil Kites
Topic: Chrono V3 Ultralight 13m or 15m?
Replies: 23
Views: 1477

Re: Chrono V3 Ultralight 13m or 15m?

11 Hyperlink 23-35/ish knots 13 Chrono3 18-25 15 Chrono3 15-22 18 Chrono3 11-18 Have you eaten all the pies or something :D ......my sonic2 13 gets my 72 kg going on my in 8-10 knts on my spleene session 141 - in 12 - 14 knts I'm jumping 4-5 mts he was writing about his 130kgs frame.... Almost doub...
by Peert
Thu Aug 22, 2019 1:39 am
Forum: Gear Builders
Topic: Tips and Tricks to Repair Kites - add your experience!
Replies: 373
Views: 166962

Re: Tips and Tricks to Repair Kites - add your experience!

Reply to Bragnouf, GregK and Dboltenko regarding bladder repairs... It is not that hard to heat-weld repair your kite bladders yourself. I have had success on all attempts. You need a bit of patience and common sense to figure out what to do in which order.... You need a normal household Iron, some ...

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