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Re: Flysurfer Peak 4

Postby PrfctChaos » Thu Mar 19, 2020 4:21 am

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Re: Flysurfer Peak 4

Postby omg » Thu Mar 19, 2020 8:04 am

ice wrote:
Thu Mar 19, 2020 3:39 am
Flyboy wrote:
Wed Mar 18, 2020 11:51 pm
Are we talking about poor upwind performance compared to an Lei kite with a foil, or poor upwind performance compared to an Lei kite with a TT or SB?
I am talking about peak 4 versus lei wave kite on hydrofoil 1125 cm2, 90 kg rider. at lower end of wind range of kite

on the lei wave kite I could lean the board over and drive upwind

with a peak 4, if I lean, it kills the power of the kite (and I am not oversheeting)
I have similar experiences with 80kg, but i didn’t lean in that much anymore because it doesn’t work, stay more upright, but push the board upwind a bit more.
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Re: Flysurfer Peak 4

Postby LeoLeal » Sun Mar 22, 2020 11:47 pm

More updates about Peak4 8m².
I had 2 session, wind was around 12- 16knots, this kite drift amazing, there is no way you could drop it on water if miss the timing doing a jibe.
I tested part of the time with my SS H3 (speed wing) it did ok, good upwind good speed.
About relauch had I fall and my kite crash on water, as the line had tension I could relauch.

For those who have some experience with Lei kite and wanna try some different and good I definitely recommend. I don't know about close cell kite if they are better or not, but thanks God I'm very happy to bought this kite.
PS: I have not been test with wave wing yet, mine are stuck in U.S .

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Re: Flysurfer Peak 4

Postby SolarSet » Sun Mar 29, 2020 9:59 am

How peak would perform an TT?

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Re: Flysurfer Peak 4

Postby Brian H » Sun Mar 29, 2020 5:16 pm

Peaks don't work on TT as they don't go upwind well .

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Re: Flysurfer Peak 4

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Re: Flysurfer Peak 4

Postby drsurf » Mon Mar 30, 2020 2:49 am

SolarSet wrote:
Sun Mar 29, 2020 9:59 am
How peak would perform an TT?
I've used my peak4 5m with a TT board when the wind has come up and been too much for the foil. It works fine if you have enough wind.
I found the upwind ability is similar to an inflatable surf kite and you can jump, just not as high. Just don't oversheet the kite for more power when going upwind, as that will cause poorer upwind performance.


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