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Re: lighter harness for foiling?

Postby geron » Thu Oct 08, 2020 6:08 pm

I just see the racers with minimal seat harnesses

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Re: lighter harness for foiling?

Postby grigorib » Thu Oct 08, 2020 7:04 pm

Jeff Howard rides nice Ozone seat harness. Super light

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Re: lighter harness for foiling?

Postby geron » Thu Oct 08, 2020 11:58 pm

something like this? that would wrap perfectly and tight, only for the lower part?
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Re: lighter harness for foiling?

Postby irwe » Fri Oct 09, 2020 10:57 am

I have the Ozone harness and like it for Foiling and Wave surfing.

Jeff Howard also has a video converting a Mountain Climbing harness into a minimal Foil harness

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Re: lighter harness for foiling?

Postby merl » Fri Oct 09, 2020 1:31 pm

irwe wrote:
Fri Oct 09, 2020 10:57 am

Jeff Howard also has a video converting a Mountain Climbing harness into a minimal Foil harness
Link? (I looked for it...)

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Re: lighter harness for foiling?

Postby cwood » Fri Oct 09, 2020 3:07 pm

Dakine vega is the best balance of strength and weight (for me). I like to boost biggish so I want some robustness....but when compared to most on the rack they are certainly less heft but I never feel unsafe.

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Re: lighter harness for foiling?

Postby irwe » Sat Oct 10, 2020 10:15 am

I looked for Jeff Howard's link for the Mountain Climbing Harness conversion but now cannot find it,

He just took a mid-priced Climbing harness and added a Carabiner to the front.
He said in his video that it worked very well for Foiling.
I assume he took it down as his shop doesn't sell Mountain Climbing equipment

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Re: lighter harness for foiling?

Postby wavy navy » Sun Oct 11, 2020 12:34 am

I remember it too. I think he mentions it in one of his KISS-bar-videos.

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Re: lighter harness for foiling?

Postby Onda » Sun Oct 11, 2020 2:25 pm

About the Ether harness: The size chart looks strange to me. According to it, I´d need an XL (while I use a size M from Rideengine).
Any experiences on the "real" sizing of the Ether harness?

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Re: lighter harness for foiling?

Postby br44 » Sun Oct 11, 2020 3:17 pm

Onda wrote:
Sun Oct 11, 2020 2:25 pm
About the Ether harness: The size chart looks strange to me. According to it, I´d need an XL (while I use a size M from Rideengine).
Any experiences on the "real" sizing of the Ether harness?
Yep, get the XL. I tried the largest they make, didn’t like it. Buy from a shop that will accept returns.


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