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Hydrofin? Any insights on this?

Postby Sbrinckman » Thu Jun 20, 2019 10:43 pm


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Re: Hydrofin? Any insights on this?

Postby Kitenuovoman » Thu Jun 20, 2019 11:20 pm

No video in light Wind yet but good idea..light Wind range Will Be interesting to know ..

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Re: Hydrofin? Any insights on this?

Postby elguapo » Thu Jun 20, 2019 11:22 pm

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3 Hydrofoils for bi-direction

The board is setup with 3 Hydrofins™, at any one point you would be riding on 2 of the Hydrofins™, the middle one creating the primary lift with a rear one for stability and balance.


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Re: Hydrofin? Any insights on this?

Postby BWD » Fri Jun 21, 2019 2:31 am

Looks like a bucking pony. Maybe the vee shape on the foils exacerbates this?

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Re: Hydrofin? Any insights on this?

Postby Oldman_Dave » Fri Jun 21, 2019 3:04 am

I'm fairly convinced that due to airfoil shape+ laws of physics there will never be a half decent bidirectional foil. That vid does nothing to change my mind.

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Re: Hydrofin? Any insights on this?

Postby elguapo » Fri Jun 21, 2019 3:17 am

Oldman_Dave wrote:
Fri Jun 21, 2019 3:04 am
I'm fairly convinced that due to airfoil shape+ laws of physics there will never be a half decent bidirectional foil. That vid does nothing to change my mind.
well...
at least for the wing/most efficient shape part....NASA has already figured it out.

https://www.nasa.gov/directorates/space ... ying_Wing/



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Re: Hydrofin? Any insights on this?

Postby Kitenuovoman » Fri Jun 21, 2019 10:59 am

But in light Wind? How Better compare to a regular twintip? Becouse in strong Wind nobody care

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Re: Hydrofin? Any insights on this?

Postby OzBungy » Fri Jun 21, 2019 11:17 am

It looks like it creates more drag, not less.

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Re: Hydrofin? Any insights on this?

Postby eloico » Fri Jun 21, 2019 11:31 am

that looks very clunky...

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Re: Hydrofin? Any insights on this?

Postby NYKiter » Fri Jun 21, 2019 12:43 pm

$1,000????

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