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Re: Help - Best LEI kite size to start HF?

Postby Windigo1 » Wed Oct 06, 2021 2:16 pm

Archer77 wrote:
Wed Oct 06, 2021 1:31 pm
Windigo1 wrote:
Wed Oct 06, 2021 12:32 pm
When you learn you need more power. I have 12-9-7-5 single struts The 12M is an Airush Ultra the others are Boxers. Since you like Ozone you can go with the Alpha looks like a great kite I haven't flown one but several people ride them here and they do very well. If you can afford it 12 and 9 is good I can ride the 9m most of the time but if it's going to be below 10 knots I pump the 12m especially in the summer we get very little wind so I use the 12m a lot. If there's whitecaps definitively 9m or 7m. I you want to have only one the 10m would be a good choice but you will need more wind to learn but once you're pretty efficient you can ride the 10m well below 10 knots.
thank you Windigo, when I normally kite the light wind days are all around 10-12 knots, I believe the 10m is perfect, than I discovered my HF 1290cm2 wing is pretty big too ...
Yes 10m with a large wing like that will be perfect you can probably go down to 8 knots!
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Re: Help - Best LEI kite size to start HF?

Postby Janus » Wed Oct 06, 2021 3:20 pm

Best size is your most liked tube in wind you could use it with a TT.
Don't use your TT until you can foil for the fastest learning curve.
Then make up your mind what to get as a foiling kite..
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