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Re: lighter harness for foiling?

Postby AndersP » Wed Oct 07, 2020 4:30 pm

I'm looking for a new harness since my old north is falling apart. The tunafish harness which are used by many racers looks good. Seems to be light and enough support.

Also looked at the Peter Lynn harnesses but hard to tell if they work the way I want. If anyone use them please give a review!

I've been looking at climbing harness type for a while but I can't find any that ticks all the boxes. Light, minimal restriction of movent, enough support on lower back and compatible with rope-spreader bar.

I'm foiling, mutant waveriding and just beginning to try speed. Always used seat harness except for wave windsurfing many years ago.

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Re: lighter harness for foiling?

Postby PurdyKiter » Wed Oct 07, 2020 5:24 pm

My favorite and current lightweight harness it the Dakine Vega harness with a Ride Engine slider rope. Extremely happy with the combination.

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Re: lighter harness for foiling?

Postby tkaraszewski » Wed Oct 07, 2020 5:41 pm

PurdyKiter wrote:
Wed Oct 07, 2020 5:24 pm
My favorite and current lightweight harness it the Dakine Vega harness with a Ride Engine slider rope. Extremely happy with the combination.
My favorite is also my DaKine Vega, but with the stock hook cut off and a rope loop attached.
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Re: lighter harness for foiling?

Postby wavy navy » Wed Oct 07, 2020 7:21 pm

Hook cut off: sounds like a smart simple solution!

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Re: lighter harness for foiling?

Postby Mossy 757 » Wed Oct 07, 2020 11:27 pm

AndersP wrote:
Wed Oct 07, 2020 4:30 pm
The tunafish harness which are used by many racers looks good. Seems to be light and enough support.
Link?

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Re: lighter harness for foiling?

Postby Dave_5280 » Thu Oct 08, 2020 2:48 am

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Re: lighter harness for foiling?

Postby Dave_5280 » Thu Oct 08, 2020 2:52 am

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Re: lighter harness for foiling?

Postby phlow » Thu Oct 08, 2020 4:00 pm

Been using the Mystic Hydrofoil Seat Harness (2018) for a couple of years and works well. Very light weight and compact. It's a rope harness with clickerbar. Boa lumbar support tightener. It's more of a "thong harness" than a seat harness but it's easy to pull it out of the cheeks after you yardsale.

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Re: lighter harness for foiling?

Postby geron » Thu Oct 08, 2020 5:15 pm

what are all the racers using for seat harnesses? I would think that those are the most comfotable, durable and minimal weight etc...

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Re: lighter harness for foiling?

Postby merl » Thu Oct 08, 2020 5:40 pm

geron wrote:
Thu Oct 08, 2020 5:15 pm
what are all the racers using for seat harnesses? I would think that those are the most comfotable, durable and minimal weight etc...
I would have thought that the needs of racers and freeriders would be as different as the kite sizes they are using! Freeriders should be able to go much lighter, no?


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