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Body drag upwind with wing

Postby Jyoder » Fri Jul 30, 2021 3:31 pm

With a 2-3m line attached to front and back handle you can fly the wing like a kite, and while it’s very difficult, you can body drag a sinker board like a kitefoil board to get to deep water, even at a slight upwind angle. More experimenting and practice needed but it’s promising, as the main drawback for me to use a small board is getting past the shallows to allow for depth for sinker start.
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Re: Body drag upwind with wing

Postby fluidity » Mon Aug 02, 2021 9:48 am

How do you find flying the wing? Or do you go back to the handles once you are at a good depth?


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