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by ronnie
Wed Jul 18, 2018 11:08 am
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Repeatable measuring of lift-to-drag ratio, anybody?
Replies: 4
Views: 1205

Re: Repeatable measuring of lift-to-drag ratio, anybody?

I hope someone somewhere is actually using a flow tank to develop hydrofoils and then they would have to measure the lift drag of the various designs. They could also check the pitch stability at differing angles of attack. Something like this, but with instruments measuring the loads in real time. ...
by ronnie
Tue Jul 03, 2018 9:01 am
Forum: Safety
Topic: Drift launch - consistently get steering and front line tangled
Replies: 14
Views: 6048

Re: Drift launch - consistently get steering and front line tangled

Hi, I am beginner, been practicing drif launch due to most local places do not have enough shore space (tree line etc.). Following many videos on YouTube where rider basically (after walking lines and rigging like for normal assisted launch) then wraps lines, again like normal (using figure 8), gra...
by ronnie
Tue Jun 26, 2018 9:23 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Need kevlar booties
Replies: 7
Views: 3905

Re: Need kevlar booties

rtz wrote:
Tue Jun 26, 2018 9:02 am
Lake got zebra mussels. Seen anything that doesn't get sliced up?
ION make booties with kevlar in the soles. They call them Ballistic Boots. Mine have lasted well.
by ronnie
Thu Jun 21, 2018 10:06 am
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Are there foot hooks that don't %*-"@! break?
Replies: 43
Views: 20343

Re: Ride Engine Hoof Hooks

The Ride Engine "Hoof Hooks" are substantially reinforced with greater thickness , material and a mounting plate . These are different than the Slingshot Half Strap , the RE version will be available soon.FullSizeRender.jpgIMG_7072.JPG I'm using a pair of the Slingshot Sky hooks on a windsurf board...
by ronnie
Wed Jun 06, 2018 1:47 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Zeeko Spitfire Hydrofoil
Replies: 597
Views: 124986

Re: Zeeko Spitfire Hydrofoil

Hi, For your information (the news will be available soon) we are introducing in our team Gautier Garanx and Julien Molia from Anglet (Biarritz). They are super professionnal and know exactly what they want. After seeing our product they want to use the spitfire XXLW for surfoiling. And the first t...
by ronnie
Thu May 31, 2018 10:50 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Foil with big wing
Replies: 18
Views: 7724

Re: Foil with big wing

This one ? OK I'll take a look. This big wing is compatible with the fluente ? Anyone test the lift 150 ? You would need to check if it was actually the 150 he was using. https://www.facebook.com/permalink.php?story_fbid=1597164043714474&id=327380470692844&comment_id=1615188378578707&comment_tracki...
by ronnie
Fri May 18, 2018 12:33 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Kitefoiling at the 2024 Olympic games
Replies: 54
Views: 24521

Re: Kitefoiling at the 2024 Olympic games

Old info and not related in the slightest to the windsurfing in the Olympics.. It is not related to the current Olympic windsurf Class. Those are the current 'no rules' used in 2018 for PWA Slalom. Nothing is decided yet for the 2024 Olympics regarding the windsurfing equipment. The main new propos...
by ronnie
Fri May 18, 2018 9:10 am
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Kitefoiling at the 2024 Olympic games
Replies: 54
Views: 24521

Re: Kitefoiling at the 2024 Olympic games

Toby wrote:
Thu May 17, 2018 10:24 pm
How is the complaint situation with windsurfing races?
I think Kitsurfing has many...will be difficult to follow the race when a winner is not a winner due to complaints
BIB
by ronnie
Tue May 15, 2018 12:18 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: WindFoil - KiteFoil
Replies: 117
Views: 23767

Re: WindFoil - KiteFoil

Between kitefoiling and windfoiling - kitewing foiling. Flash Austin pioneering again.



Ivan and Nathan Van Vuuren on the Signature foil with kitewings.
https://www.facebook.com/SignatureFoils ... 5950970169
by ronnie
Tue May 15, 2018 9:34 am
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: WindFoil - KiteFoil
Replies: 117
Views: 23767

Re: WindFoil - KiteFoil

The European Championship of the feeder Series. They have a system where you can hire the specific equipment for the event - and buy it at a discount after the event (if you choose).


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