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Power Kite Parts and Terminology

Posted: Sat Jul 28, 2018 3:00 pm
by Toby
Power Kite Parts and Terminology

This tutorial introduces kite parts and terminology that you will need while taking lessons. It cover kite components and then wind orientations.

It looks at the following parts: kite, bar & lines, harness, leash, leading edge, trailing edge, wing tips, steering lines / back lines, center lines / front lines, bridles, bar, trim strap, depower strap, chicken loop, harness hook, chicken stick, leash eject, harnesses, inflatable & foil kites, upwind, downwind, crosswind, on, on-shore winds, off-shore winds, cross-shore winds, cross-on-shore winds and cross-off-shore winds.