Luchini wrote: ↑Wed Jun 13, 2018 10:59 pmDear Pedro i know that the Chrono is bit more race like but probably not like the flysurfer sonic i guess.
@ Frank do you got the 12UL in stock? What is the limit in knots do get up with some loops?
Got a 11 Boost2 and my friend got a Chrono15 first Generation there is not much difference in low guesty wind, therefore i thought about a 15 new generation instead of 12.
I think the price keeps people away and the fact that Hyperlink is so popular and cheaper. Probably difficult for new kite buyers to justify going for a ChronoV3 instead of the Hyperlink.
I would seriously take some time to rethink your idea on changing to a foil kites especially if you say your into free riding and like "fast turning kites" perhaps if your racing might be food for thought and have a chase jetski if you drop em a distance from shore but for everyday freeriding I would save some dough and stick to LEI single struts quite a few good ones out there these days that are very good for foiling and much safer.I personally was intrigued by the foil kites as well and purchased a ozone 12m HL with bar over 2grand what a waste very slow turning especially if you foil strapless like myself the waterstarts are much more difficult with a slug foil kite just way slower than a good foil tube kite,lowend was fairly impressive on the HL, however for the $spent my 12m boxer has just as much lowed but turns much faster for strapless water starts,downlooping etc and heeps safer,don't need to get into it but we all know that when the foil kites go down it certainly is not a pretty picture.I had 2 decent swims albeit pilot error on my part on downlooping and catching a wingtip with my HL and paid the piper rolling that kite up fast and swimming/paddling in with it not fun at all,so I retired it to the garage and finally decided and sold it couple weeks ago at a loss of coarse!tThe old to each his own on your equipment as usual,but before you piss your $ away you might rethink it and learn by others mistakes.The only advantage I see with a foil kite foiling is if your a racer or want to ride in some ridiculous low wind with a 17-19m ultra light to set yourself up for a horrendous swim if the Sh*% hits the fan,LEI by far excel in all facets especially in the ocean foiling in swell and waves and most of all good ole safety,If you do make the plunge I would highly suggest a real floaty board to assist in paddling in to the beach when the sh*$ hits the fan because you will drop it eventually,just some friendly honest advice been there.Luchini wrote: ↑Wed Jun 13, 2018 9:19 pmHi there,
just thinking about to Switch my kites to foil kites. I already could try the Flysurfer Soul in 15 and 10m. For the 15 the wind was unfortunately to much on the 10 it was quite fun but above 12knots i had the feeling i could change to a smaller kite because the depower didn't change as expected.
I'm freeriding with a bit Ambition to speed but also like fast turning kites.
Because i mostly ride inland on a lake the lowend/Relaunch and gust stability should be good.
Also thought about the Ozone UL Version which supposed to be good.
What i would like to know is the comparision from aspec ratio, turning speed and depower.
I thought about the following Options:
Flysurfer Soul: 15,10,8 (or 6)
Ozone Chrono: 15,11,7 or 13,9,7
Ozone Hyperlink: 12,9,7
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