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Re: Which small kite ?

Postby TomW » Thu Oct 17, 2019 7:28 pm

Ive been out on my CA wave 4,5 once in good conditions. 22 knots+
Using 23 m lines. I can't imagine using on much shorter, the kite is so fast through the window.
It's really different kind of animal compared to my Hyperlink 7m.
I'm looking forward to using it more.

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Re: Which small kite ?

Postby marekmk » Thu Oct 17, 2019 8:17 pm

please could someone post link for the CA Waves........

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Re: Which small kite ?

Postby elguapo » Thu Oct 17, 2019 8:51 pm

marekmk wrote:
Thu Oct 17, 2019 8:17 pm
please could someone post link for the CA Waves........
if interested in buying a concept air kite... i wouldnt bother trying via website.


just email or call. (speaks english)
Benoit is good guy ..

http://www.conceptair.com/fr/5/joindre-concept-air.html

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Re: Which small kite ?

Postby Tony » Thu Oct 17, 2019 8:52 pm


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Re: Which small kite ?

Postby marekmk » Thu Oct 17, 2019 8:55 pm

thank you for link, cannot wait to try ..............

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Re: Which small kite ?

Postby br44 » Fri Oct 18, 2019 2:22 am

Yes - the CA Wave 4.5, or 3, or Pulsion 3.69. Ben’s site is well below par, but the kites are fantastic.

I had 2 foiling sessions so far on the CA Wave 4.5. One of them, winds were gusting to nearly 40 mph. Never a problem, very comfortable, no worries. Self landing can be a bit challenging in high winds.

A big advantage IMO is that the Wave is not too fast/sensitive in a storm, and gives you more time to react. This is a big plus if you ask me, compared to say Peak4 3m or a small LEI, where you only blink and the kite is already on the other side of the wind window.
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Re: Which small kite ?

Postby Horst Sergio » Fri Oct 18, 2019 11:48 am

marekmk wrote:
Thu Oct 17, 2019 8:55 pm
thank you for link, cannot wait to try ..............
Hi marekmk, here are two test videos about the Concept Air Wave 4,5 and the Firefly 2,5 m², which are both nice kites.




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Re: Which small kite ?

Postby Tony » Sun Oct 20, 2019 6:22 pm

Thinking my choice will be a Concept Air for a high-wind kite for foiling, we'll see.
Lucky to be getting together with Ben mid-week and if the winds cooperate we'll do some riding and I'll get to test out the latest toys.
Tony

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Re: Which small kite ?

Postby slowboat » Sun Oct 20, 2019 10:56 pm

Tony wrote:
Sun Oct 20, 2019 6:22 pm
Thinking my choice will be a Concept Air for a high-wind kite for foiling, we'll see.
Lucky to be getting together with Ben mid-week and if the winds cooperate we'll do some riding and I'll get to test out the latest toys.
Tony
He is also bringing some Fireflys. Make sure you try them.

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Re: Which small kite ?

Postby Tony » Sun Oct 20, 2019 11:30 pm

slowboat wrote:
Sun Oct 20, 2019 10:56 pm
Tony wrote:
Sun Oct 20, 2019 6:22 pm
Thinking my choice will be a Concept Air for a high-wind kite for foiling, we'll see.
Lucky to be getting together with Ben mid-week and if the winds cooperate we'll do some riding and I'll get to test out the latest toys.
Tony
He is also bringing some Fireflys. Make sure you try them.
Yup, that's the plan.


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