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Help! Im Looking for a light wind board and kite!!

Posted: Wed Aug 20, 2008 4:49 am
by loko
CAN ANYONE HELP ME OUT ON WHICH KITE AND BOARD TO BUY
I AM 155LBS AND THE WIND IS ABOUT 6 TO 15 MPH

WITCH IS THE IDEAL LIGHT WIND SET UP FOR M3

Re: Help! Im Looking for a light wind board and kite!!

Posted: Thu Aug 21, 2008 2:06 pm
by andydimitri
i think the board is a bigger factor for light winds compared to the kite. I'm 230 lbs and a spleene door (159 cm) gets me going in 15 mph with a 16m Contra, i have since switched to Eclipse thruster (16m). The thruster has a bit less lower end, but a lot more fun than the contra. ... my 2 cents..

Re: Help! Im Looking for a light wind board and kite!!

Posted: Thu Aug 21, 2008 7:58 pm
by Xtream
loko Wrote:
CAN ANYONE HELP ME OUT ON WHICH KITE AND BOARD TO BUY
I AM 155LBS AND THE WIND IS ABOUT 6 TO 15 MPH
Spleen door 159 and 15.5 or 12 Windwing Batwing....

Check out the light wind riding at 185 lbs I can ride upwind in 8mph and start jumping in 10mph..

viewtopic.php?f=1&t=2349737&st=0&sk=t&sd=a&hilit=Batwing+Review&start=10

[kiteforumtv]http://www.kiteforum.tv/video/2009_Batwing_15_5.html[/kiteforumtv]
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Re: Help! Im Looking for a light wind board and kite!!

Posted: Thu Aug 21, 2008 8:34 pm
by FredBGG
A Flysurfer Speed 19 or 15m. Even better the special fabric version the Silver Arrow.

Here are a couple of videos:
Keep in mind that I weigh 225 lbs



Here I am riding in even lighter wind.



An then there's this one of another guy riding while everything else dropped in the water



For low end you really can't beat a Speed and a Door boards either Flysurfer Door or a Spleene door.