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What is Your Max Speed @ Hydrofoil ?

Postby andrzejwodejszo » Mon Nov 05, 2018 12:00 pm

please add Kite model, Size, Wind Conditions, and Hydrofoil type . Thanks :) (without GPS bugs/jumps)

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Re: What is Your Max Speed @ Hydrofoil ?

Postby downunder » Mon Nov 05, 2018 1:39 pm

I have a better question. Why u asking?

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Re: What is Your Max Speed @ Hydrofoil ?

Postby masterred » Mon Nov 05, 2018 3:09 pm

29 knots with: Groove Boards, Hf Banga, Ozone R1v2 13 mq.

25 knots with: Groove Boards, Hf Moses Onda 633, Ozone Chrono v3 15mq

Wind light/medium
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Re: What is Your Max Speed @ Hydrofoil ?

Postby Mossy 757 » Mon Nov 05, 2018 3:36 pm

About 350...

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Re: What is Your Max Speed @ Hydrofoil ?

Postby andrzejwodejszo » Mon Nov 05, 2018 3:51 pm

downunder wrote:
Mon Nov 05, 2018 1:39 pm
I have a better question. Why u asking?

because I want to know what the possibilities are right now. I am interested in the speed and dependence of the shape of the wings, and sanding, removing imprefections, the level of water salinity. I collect data on various wings and kites.
masterred wrote:
Mon Nov 05, 2018 3:09 pm
29 knots with: Groove Boards, Hf Banga, Ozone R1v2 13 mq.

25 knots with: Groove Boards, Hf Moses Onda 633, Ozone Chrono v3 15mq

Wind light/medium
Ciao
Thanks for info. Someone have fastest results ?
Mossy 757 wrote:
Mon Nov 05, 2018 3:36 pm
About 350...
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Re: What is Your Max Speed @ Hydrofoil ?

Postby buran » Mon Nov 05, 2018 5:15 pm

58 km/h with ozone edge 11m and spotz tuna. no sanded

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Re: What is Your Max Speed @ Hydrofoil ?

Postby stefmoris » Mon Nov 05, 2018 5:35 pm

My peak 1 second speed is 33.86 knots (62.7 kph). lecca-lecca MINIMAbeta 11M2 (disclosure - I design and sell those). Mikeslab Bullet 4. Powered up, I'd guess 15 knots or so, and I was about 120º off the wind. -stef

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Re: What is Your Max Speed @ Hydrofoil ?

Postby bigtone667 » Mon Nov 05, 2018 10:34 pm

Naish Surf Thrust XL, Cloud 6.2m ...... 16 knots
Fanatic Aero 1500, Cloud 6.2m ...... 17 knots

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Re: What is Your Max Speed @ Hydrofoil ?

Postby downunder » Tue Nov 06, 2018 2:28 am

andrzejwodejszo wrote:
Mon Nov 05, 2018 3:51 pm
downunder wrote:
Mon Nov 05, 2018 1:39 pm
I have a better question. Why u asking?

because I want to know what the possibilities are right now. I am interested in the speed and dependence of the shape of the wings, and sanding, removing imprefections, the level of water salinity. I collect data on various wings and kites.
So you could write this as an explanation and the lead up to your question.

Or it's just another pool, for which I've no interest for. ;)

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Re: What is Your Max Speed @ Hydrofoil ?

Postby Kamikuza » Tue Nov 06, 2018 2:57 am

Haven't tried for max speed runs, and have only had the GPS with me twice now but both sessions got almost the same top speed so it seems consistent...

10m Switchblade, Axis Ride and S-series 820 wing, 12 to 15 knots: 35.3kph or just about 20 knots.
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