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anchor launching new Ufo - no problems?

Postby papasmerf » Wed Dec 09, 2020 11:04 pm

anyone doing this regularly?

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Re: anchor launching new Ufo - no problems?

Postby purdyd » Thu Dec 10, 2020 3:22 am

Easy peasy

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Re: anchor launching new Ufo - no problems?

Postby airsail » Thu Dec 10, 2020 7:52 am

No anchor, just lay it on its back, bit of sand to hold it down. Run the lines over the kite, not around the tip. Pull on the soon to be upper front line, stand the kite up and your away.
Landing is the reverse, drop onto tip, pull lower front line, kite falls on its back, job done.

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Re: anchor launching new Ufo - no problems?

Postby oregonkiter » Thu Dec 10, 2020 8:10 am

Have you tried drift launching this way? I have to drift launch fairly often by letting kite drift away from me until lines get taught. The ufo tends to lift off of the water and do a roll if the wind is above 17 mph or so.

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