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Re: Flysurfer Peak 4

Postby elguapo » Mon Jun 17, 2019 4:20 pm

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Thanks to everyone in this thread. The Peak4 heightened my interest after reading all of the comments, and I couldn't be happier with my purchase. I rode in 18-35mph winds this weekend and did a review.

your production quality is pretty good bro
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Re: Flysurfer Peak 4

Postby Slappysan » Mon Jun 17, 2019 6:45 pm

I did my first lesson with the Peak 4 and have some more insights on relaunch to share.

If you keep rear line tension when it hits the water you can reverse launch it okay. Trouble is if it gets too much water caught inside the leading edge trough then it just starts to pivot instead of reverse launch as you can see at 5:11.

They kite is pretty quick to sink once it goes under in low winds.

I think I was 1/5 on relaunch after it being crashed by the student.

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Re: Flysurfer Peak 4

Postby haiku » Tue Jun 18, 2019 7:45 am

Hi. Here's some clips of my first sessions with the Peak 4 4,5,8 and 11 m. I really love this kite :heartface: for freeride hydrofoiling.



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Re: Flysurfer Peak 4

Postby slowboat » Tue Jun 18, 2019 8:37 am

haiku wrote:
Tue Jun 18, 2019 7:45 am
Hi. Here's some clips of my first sessions with the Peak 4 4,5,8 and 11 m. I really love this kite :heartface: for freeride hydrofoiling.



Cheers

Carlo
Nice video. What are your wind ranges for foiling with your different Peak 4's?

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Re: Flysurfer Peak 4

Postby haiku » Tue Jun 18, 2019 11:44 am

Thanks. My weight is 76 Kg. and my foil combos are: Groove Skate L/M and MHL Lift 170 /110, Ketos Pocket and V1200/Freeride 2/Wave. With the high lift foils (MHL 170/Ketos V1200) the wind ranges are the followings:


- 3 m, not yet tested;

- 4 m, 14 to 35 Knots;

- 5 m, 12 to 23 Knots;

- 8 m, 8 to 20 Knots;

- 11 m, 6/7 to 18 Knots.

I hope this helps.

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Re: Flysurfer Peak 4

Postby elguapo » Tue Jun 18, 2019 1:01 pm

haiku wrote:
Tue Jun 18, 2019 7:45 am
Hi. Here's some clips of my first sessions with the Peak 4 4,5,8 and 11 m. I really love this kite :heartface: for freeride hydrofoiling.



Cheers

Carlo
what size bar was that?
*and thanks for showing an 8m in flight

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Re: Flysurfer Peak 4

Postby haiku » Tue Jun 18, 2019 3:36 pm

Hi, Connect bar on my 8 m, Infinity Airstyle Bar 3.0 CC 50 cm. on the other sizes. Soon I'll try the new Force Bar on my Peaks.

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Re: Flysurfer Peak 4

Postby slowboat » Tue Jun 18, 2019 9:53 pm

Question for Peak 4 for users. Favorite self landing method? Thanks

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Re: Flysurfer Peak 4

Postby Slappysan » Tue Jun 18, 2019 10:32 pm

slowboat wrote:
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Question for Peak 4 for users. Favorite self landing method? Thanks
Definitely edge of the window, reach above the Y and grab the lower line (opposite of a LEI self land) and yank in 2m or so as seen here.

Even in light winds I find it hard to backstall land as you can see here
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Re: Flysurfer Peak 4

Postby HaylingBilly » Wed Jun 19, 2019 10:06 am

slowboat wrote:
Tue Jun 18, 2019 9:53 pm
Question for Peak 4 for users. Favorite self landing method? Thanks
I only have the 8m, so this is for winds 8-14 kts. I find i can bring it down on the edge of the wind window, grab an arms length of the lower front line, give it a good hard pull and run towards the kite. It collapses instantly that you move towards it and i can grab a wingtip before it has flipped over more than once. I can then put my helmet with a few stones in it on the wingtip to keep it still.
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