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by Brian H
Tue Mar 28, 2017 10:21 pm
Forum: Foil Kites
Topic: Recoating kite fabric
Replies: 109
Views: 20854

Re: Recoating kite fabric

Did you clean the kite fabric with anything prior to coating it with the silicone mineral spirits mixture ?
by Brian H
Fri Mar 24, 2017 12:57 pm
Forum: Foil Kites
Topic: how much space to launch 15m Pansh A15
Replies: 10
Views: 2686

Re: how much space to launch 15m Pansh A15

Is the water deep enough at Sherman island for foil boarding ?
by Brian H
Sat Mar 18, 2017 3:33 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Learning to foil- strapped or strapless
Replies: 20
Views: 2351

Re: Learning to foil- strapped or strapless

The straps helped me a lot , one loose front and one hook at the back to get the board up on edge and also to hold the board on the correct take off angle (very important when learning) the only time I felt I might get my foot stuck was while i ride toe side and then fall akward.
by Brian H
Tue Mar 14, 2017 6:30 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Egypt
Replies: 107
Views: 26929

Re: Egypt

Thanks I have been to colona twice and found it deep right away but then went shallow again but i guess in just need to stay downwind a bit, it's and awesome spot and we stay at the hotel just downwind from the kite center ( mercure) and walk up to the kite center to launch but now i'm foiling I can...
by Brian H
Mon Mar 13, 2017 4:31 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Egypt
Replies: 107
Views: 26929

Re: Egypt

I've been to colona watersports in hurgada and felt safe but now i'm into foil boarding is there and spots that the water is deeper for foilboarding ? as that's all I like doing now.
by Brian H
Thu Mar 09, 2017 7:02 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Strutless 12 or 15?
Replies: 29
Views: 4589

Re: Strutless 12 or 15?

Put it on at least 28m lines and only do half strokes with the kite to get up out of the water and keep your back foot forward and your kite high in the window to control the power which helps control the speed , then as you get better at riding the board on the water start sliding your rear foot ba...
by Brian H
Thu Mar 09, 2017 5:33 am
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Strutless 12 or 15?
Replies: 29
Views: 4589

Re: Strutless 12 or 15?

I think it's the 5/6 kt lulls that you get when you are out foiling that a 12m strut less or a foil kite will still stay in the air that's what gets you home without a swim.
by Brian H
Tue Mar 07, 2017 10:58 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Strutless 12 or 15?
Replies: 29
Views: 4589

Re: Strutless 12 or 15?

I have the new 12m storm3 and on 28m lines
and am 85 kg and would not need anything bigger I've had it out 7 times now and it gets to be to much kite more than not enough .
by Brian H
Sat Mar 04, 2017 4:12 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Need some tips
Replies: 35
Views: 2903

Re: Need some tips

As a beginner I also found that having the kite high allowed me to depower the kite easier while up on a foil and made it easier to control the speed . Having the kite high is the number one thing that has helped me the most .
by Brian H
Fri Mar 03, 2017 5:41 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Boogie board, for a cheep compact foil board?
Replies: 77
Views: 13016

Re: Boogie board, for a cheep compact foil board?

I have owned that skim board and it was great as an all-round skim board but i think it has to much flex for a foil board .

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