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by tomtom
Mon Dec 11, 2017 1:20 am
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: How to turn a hydrofoil - and what is YAW ?
Replies: 43
Views: 1690

Re: How to turn a hydrofoil - and what is YAW ?

Many thanks,
i wish to know all this in summer while learning and fighting with foils try to control it with "roll" instead yaw, so hard that i rip-off footstrap screw :)
by tomtom
Fri Dec 08, 2017 12:02 am
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Importance of foil weight/float
Replies: 16
Views: 687

Re: Importance of foil weight/float

Lighter, just as stiff, hydrofoils are way better IMO and liking. But I am spoiled, having used these a lot - but have also ridden many alu foils, so have quite a lot of experience with these types. In reality it is a luxury thing with lighter gear :roll: For jumping and doing freestyle in the air,...
by tomtom
Thu Dec 07, 2017 7:26 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Importance of foil weight/float
Replies: 16
Views: 687

Re: Importance of foil weight/float

cwood wrote:
Thu Dec 07, 2017 7:12 pm
a floating foil (board on its side) does indeed sail away from you. Foil down they always truck direct down wind or with the waves.
I didnt know that - thanks for info
by tomtom
Thu Dec 07, 2017 7:24 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Importance of foil weight/float
Replies: 16
Views: 687

Re: Importance of foil weight/float

Ok, so first positive from actual owner. Do also your wing float? Imo there are foils /production/ made with core /not solid carbon/ but there is no info which ones. Imo for freeride foil with core /not solid carbon/ isnt problem as everything can be just little thicker /mast wing profile/ and wing ...
by tomtom
Thu Dec 07, 2017 2:44 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Importance of foil weight/float
Replies: 16
Views: 687

Importance of foil weight/float

Hi, Im beginner foiler / experienced kiter and i want to ask you about opinions on importance of foil /whole bottom setup/ weight and buyoancy. I have light custom board /ca 3kg/ and non floating nobile foil /3.3kg/ and from my begginer point of view i can imagine that lighter setup will be more use...
by tomtom
Mon Nov 20, 2017 11:16 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: G10 wing replacement for fragile carbon
Replies: 46
Views: 2901

Re: G10 wing replacement for fragile carbon

Hi,

Sorry to be little off topic. I have G10 wings and im thinking about carbon ones because of weight. Solid G10 is VERY heavy. Do your moses foil float?
by tomtom
Wed Jul 17, 2013 2:09 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Where are the beginner strapless "how to" videos?
Replies: 12
Views: 2013

Re: Where are the beginner strapless "how to" videos?

many thanks, i was looking exactly for this type of kook proof instruction :D
by tomtom
Tue Jul 16, 2013 7:48 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Where are the beginner strapless "how to" videos?
Replies: 12
Views: 2013

Re: Where are the beginner strapless "how to" videos?

Thank you very much, but :D sorry if im wrong with terminology but IMO what you describe is gybe - ie. turn with wind and i was asking about turning to opposite side - against wind - and i was thinking this is call TACK i know how to gybe - my problem is with "the other thing" :D anyway thanks - i w...
by tomtom
Tue Jul 16, 2013 2:01 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Where are the beginner strapless "how to" videos?
Replies: 12
Views: 2013

Re: Where are the beginner strapless "how to" videos?

Hi Peter, Could you please can be more specific, as much as possible about strapless tack? Im struggling to do it about 1 month. Im intermediate kitesurfer about 10 years kiting, but never stand on anything strapless till now. Thank you very much Tomas BTW. im riding alaya style board with small /ki...

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