Thanks everyone and Evan's clarification re-Bridal is hilarious
I haven't mentioned what kites I ride..most of the time Sonic 3 11M and love this kite from winds 15-22knots..abolutely stable ...not my favourite for very light stuff as the kite is heavy and wingtips fold unless u have light wind skills..I'm average,,,and also own a 10m R1 V2 and which picked up second hand for peanuts hence the question since if you own a smaller kite for say 10% of the days then maybe a low budget second hand will do the job..what i do with any kite is boosting as everything else is boring..
Problem with selecting a high wind kite for hydrofoil boosting is not easy when I look at the variables ...25-30kts is definitely gusty in most places including mine and wind can easily drop 5-10kts during the session - I'm not in Cape Town ..But if you have higher stability kite like Hyperlink or Soul then they are not good for Hydrofoil with heavy bar pressure and in a way less wind range because you cant park them at the edge of the window..so prefer freerace or race kites ..i cannot test any of these kites in high wind hence I'm asking other who use them. Either way it's going to be a compromise and looking at the sizes Sonic 3 comes only 9m so maybe not enough gap with current 11m...another variable to the mix is timing and bar feel...its not easy to adjust if I go from 11m sonic to say 7m hyperlink since we are talking about boosting you have to have a perfect feel for the kite..
I do agree with Foil on Ozone Bridal/bridel/brydal ..I have seen anyone complaining so FS having superior one is without evidence ..why adjust if you dont need to ..
Also not sure if FS will release a smaller Sonic like 7m...which i think could be a better size..currently i have a 6m Ozone Edge and that does the job but as Foil say it doesnt have advantages of a foil kite but it does well on rainy days