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Re: Super cheap but good board - board prices are insane

Postby Peter_Frank » Sat Jan 20, 2024 12:21 pm

I didn't know you were a "Jumping" guy Simon, wanting straps?

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Re: Super cheap but good board - board prices are insane

Postby 1234567Simon » Sat Jan 20, 2024 12:41 pm

Peter_Frank wrote:
Sat Jan 20, 2024 12:21 pm
I didn't know you were a "Jumping" guy Simon, wanting straps?
:D :D coming from 30 years Windsurfing.....
ALWAYS STRAPS...
DIRECTIONAL
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Twin Tip :D

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Re: Super cheap but good board - board prices are insane

Postby Peter_Frank » Sat Jan 20, 2024 1:39 pm

I have it a bit similar, 45 years windsurfing, and have ridden kitesurfboards strapless for quite some years when it suddenly became "fashion", till I (and most others) eventually found there weren't any advantages, but a huge number of disadvantages :-?

So went back to straps again :thumb:

Whereas with hydrofoils you get a smooth ride, the whole idea with a foil, so unless you jump you don't need straps, actually worse when surfing on a wingfoil cause you can't stand over the centerline :roll: .
Have jumped a bit years ago on fast kitefoils, just for the fun of it, but have foiled strapless ever since.

Love the free feel on the flying carpets :rollgrin:

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