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Re: Foil kite launching on small beach

Postby cwood » Fri Apr 07, 2017 2:49 pm

heemskn wrote:
Fri Apr 07, 2017 3:01 am
Foil kites take a while to inflate in light wind so use a battery powered leaf blower to inflate if you want to get from the beach quickly.
These guys have figured out how to drift launch without a beach: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FBd8vNaW1As
Exactly! Although I like to stream lines out first rather than trying to do it fast as the kite drifts back.

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Re: Foil kite launching on small beach

Postby Arcsrule » Mon Apr 24, 2017 1:47 pm

ive launched my foils AT sMATHERS many times without issue. the problem with Smathers is sewage. don't go there with a cut or wound. also, on all occasions I've gone to Smathers ovet the past 15 years, the people on the beach do some really stupid things. and...if there are several kites there, it is very dangerous to launch and land.

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Re: Foil kite launching on small beach

Postby Nem0 » Mon Apr 24, 2017 4:51 pm

viewtopic.php?f=197&t=2392752&p=932444#p932444

Ort use a speed4 lotus from flysurfer :thumb:


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