You know what, you have a 21mt soul, you can ride no problem above 6 knots
...and be overpowered at 10 kts. On my spot all riders with good basic skills are riding at 6kts of wind with 12m foil kites . I ride a 10m Halo on 16m lines with 510 cm2 front race wing starting at 7/8 kts. Basically, if you can park the kite you can also foil .
jkrug wrote: ↑Sat Nov 09, 2019 1:04 pmwe must have strange winds here because no one is out in under 10 knots...no one. i often question these claims of foiling in 6 knots, but have seen videos where the water looks very glassy, so there must be some wind above. regardless, i find kiting in extremely light winds extremely annoying. there's gotta be something better to do when it's 'blowing' 10 knots or less. i can skateboard in the pouring rain...but do i want to?
I ride in light enough wind that the kite won't stay in the air if I loose apparent wind even with a foil kite. Not sure of the exact wind speed it's light tho. Then I have to swim in.
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