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Postby darippah » Sun Mar 14, 2021 8:56 pm

Your lines snap at 30-40 ft with a foil strapped on your feet ?

How deep does the water need to be to land without hitting bottom if you land feet first with a race foil?

Should you land on your feet or on your butt ??

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Postby Allround waterman » Sun Mar 14, 2021 9:17 pm

Kick it off!

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Postby darippah » Sun Mar 14, 2021 10:44 pm

Allround waterman wrote:
Sun Mar 14, 2021 9:17 pm
Kick it off!
I used to do that when a foot slips out of the strap accidentally while jumping.

One time after kicking off the board I landed in between the foil and the board with the board on it’s side. Could have decapitated me with the wing tip !!!

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Re: What happens if ...

Postby papasmerf » Mon Mar 15, 2021 7:47 pm

these thoughts have also gone through my mind,,, the foil on its side with the sharp wings pointing up is a very scary thought

kicking off a twin tip was fairly easy,, i have never kicked off a foil yet. doubt if it would go as well but it's something to try


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