Mossy 757 wrote: ↑Thu Apr 05, 2018 1:44 pmCan someone actually cite a strength of a bidirectional foil? Is there actually any justification for this? Is the idea to prevent having to learn how to gybe or tack so that you can be a kook just bringing your kite over the top at 12 oclock every time you want to change direction like someone on their first twin-tip lesson?
I want to hear someone who is a really good kiteboarder tell me why this is the right way to go hydrofoiling, because as far as I can tell, this design hydrofoil is analogous to this design of airplane:
cwood wrote: ↑Thu Apr 05, 2018 6:26 pmA local guy who used to do a lot of long distance kiting on a TT looked into one of the bi directional foils as a way to be able to carry a foil in a backpack and be able to swap between depending on water depths on one of his mega treks. He tried for a long time to be able to mast the thing (and he is a good kiter) and eventually broke it....without ever mastering it. He now rides a Moses.
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