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What is the smallest kite you can waterstarst in 10 knots?

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Re: What is the smallest kite you can waterstarst in 10 knots?

Postby Brian H » Tue Nov 12, 2019 2:17 am

I'm 68 kg and I use the 5m peak with 27-30m lines in 10kts with a medium foil .

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Re: What is the smallest kite you can waterstarst in 10 knots?

Postby geokite » Tue Nov 12, 2019 3:59 am

69kg
Gin Marabou 6m
Lift 170 fish
25m lines
SS DC 42inch
Dry air (makes a difference)

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Re: What is the smallest kite you can waterstarst in 10 knots?

Postby Macster » Tue Nov 12, 2019 9:51 am

Love my 8m soul in 10 knots. 85 kgs Moses 683 line length doesn't really matter, have used 15m to 25m.

Possible to go on my 6m Nova also with 18m lines in 10 knots but she's a bit of struggle and I usually need to pump my board and do two loops.

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Re: What is the smallest kite you can waterstarst in 10 knots?

Postby a99 » Tue Nov 12, 2019 12:38 pm

jumptheshark wrote:
Mon Nov 11, 2019 8:37 pm
a99 wrote:
Mon Nov 11, 2019 7:23 pm
I'm 74 kg, With Onda, 9 m kite (2010 year edition, weight only 2.7kg !, kite super fast as in such size) on 27m lines, goes from about 8-9 knots, 10 knots very easy.
a99,

LEI or foil kite?
It's LEI type kite. Foilboard 2.5 kg carbon.
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Re: What is the smallest kite you can waterstarst in 10 knots?

Postby Cefirmeza » Tue Nov 12, 2019 1:57 pm

65 kg
SS sst wave 9m,
24 or 27m lines. Can use both in 10knots
SS hoverglide H5
SS DC 42inch

Below 10knots I get underpowered
I plan to buy a foil kite (11m sonic) soon and a bigger wing like the Apollo to increase low end

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Re: What is the smallest kite you can waterstarst in 10 knots?

Postby grigorib » Tue Nov 12, 2019 7:38 pm

200+ lbs. 7m Rally on 30m lines

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Re: What is the smallest kite you can waterstarst in 10 knots?

Postby phlow » Fri Nov 15, 2019 5:57 pm

100kg, moses 633. in true surface 10 knots with no current i am between 9m and 12m. will rig 9m if i think the wind will pick up but 12m if it's likely to be stable or fall off.


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