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Re: If you could choose one kite?

Postby Lanc » Sat Jul 18, 2015 10:13 am

8m drifter

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Re: If you could choose one kite?

Postby Starsky » Sat Jul 18, 2015 1:37 pm

For years I was a complete minimalist..... Two kites and a couple boards. It worked well enough too.

Somehow I fell off that wagon big time.

Horses for courses in my new highly rationalized motto!

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Re: If you could choose one kite?

Postby ronnie » Sat Jul 18, 2015 2:01 pm

One of those 12m kites that has the power of a 16m and turns like a 7m.

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Re: If you could choose one kite?

Postby alexrider » Sat Jul 18, 2015 3:14 pm

FS Speed4 10
For extending the wind range, I'd rather have 2 boards and 1 kite than the other way round.

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Re: If you could choose one kite?

Postby Faxie » Sat Jul 18, 2015 3:49 pm

Allrounder between 8-10 meters. Good for 14-15 up till 30+ with some linelength adjusting and board switching. Even lower with a hydrofoil off course.

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Re: If you could choose one kite?

Postby bay surfer » Sat Jul 18, 2015 4:43 pm

Airush 18m Vantage

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Re: If you could choose one kite?

Postby Pemba » Sat Jul 18, 2015 4:59 pm

11m Ozone C4 2011. Haven't tried any other C4's.

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Re: If you could choose one kite?

Postby balugh » Sat Jul 18, 2015 6:31 pm

For me...restricted to 1 kite I'd probably go for a 11m North Rebel...

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Re: If you could choose one kite?

Postby flipper231 » Sat Jul 18, 2015 9:19 pm

Nobile 50/50 10m or Slingshot RPM 10m, both kites get going In les than 15 knots and keep going in 30 ish. And 10m with a foil gets you out in 10ish, my personal sweet spot being 15-25knots, 10 is it.... With a Clash 138 x 40.5cm... but leaving everything and going around the world with a board and kite... This is my kit.

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Re: If you could choose one kite?

Postby plummet » Sat Jul 18, 2015 9:21 pm

So the next question is Why? explain what you number one kite is number one.


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