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Kitesurfing Lessons - Self Launching / Self Landing

Postby Dave_5280 » Sat Feb 06, 2021 11:02 am

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Re: Kitesurfing Lessons - Self Launching / Self Landing

Postby Hugh2 » Sun Feb 07, 2021 2:13 am

So many things to add to this video, as usual on these various self-launching and landing videos.
Just two.

On the sliding self- launch, if you move upwind about 20 degrees, the there will be no sliding of the kite and hence no damage to the leading edge.

Second, if you are in a place with flat water or tiny waves like this example, and the wind is strong, it is much safer to drift launch in the water.

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