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by TomW
Tue Aug 21, 2018 2:07 pm
Forum: Foil Kites
Topic: Flysurfer Soul vs. Ozone Hyperlink for LW foilboard riding
Replies: 12
Views: 2421

Re: Flysurfer Soul vs. Ozone Hyperlink for LW foilboard riding

yesterday was gusty 13-18 knots. I wasnt sure, wind seemed a bit gusty and more than meter said. so launched my new Hyperlink 7m for first time. TT and surfboard people on 12 -10-9 kites depending. I lulls i had to work to waterstart, but once up it was perfect. In gusts i can run with wind and swel...
by TomW
Tue Aug 21, 2018 1:53 pm
Forum: Foil Kites
Topic: Lecca-Lecca Minima 11m First Flight
Replies: 25
Views: 1774

Re: Lecca-Lecca Minima 11m First Flight

Ive now been riding the Moses 633 wing, which is very similar to LF Impulse, Cloud 9 wings. My friend has one and we´ve hydrofoiled together. Ive been out on Hyperlink 7, 9 ul and Sonic 2 13m - several times on on the Sonic in light to powered conditions. The " surf foil " works fantastic with these...
by TomW
Sun Aug 19, 2018 4:57 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Copenhagen in a NW wind
Replies: 4
Views: 323

Re: Copenhagen in a NW wind

Drive over bridge to Sweden. Habo Ljung camping is Main flatwater and shallow spot. There's other spots. If there's wind people will be there.
by TomW
Sat Aug 18, 2018 2:09 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Slingshot Ghost Whisper 91 2019 imput needed
Replies: 14
Views: 722

Re: Slingshot Ghost Whisper 91 2019 imput needed

I've been out on my 633 5 times now. 75 kg. Thursday and today I was flying Sonic 2 13m in 10-12 knots. It was brilliant. This kite and foil combo is great! Perfect to practice transitions with kite lift. In 12-13 knot gusts I pushed foil to 32km hr. On strapless 120cm board the max speed is reached...
by TomW
Sat Aug 18, 2018 1:58 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Moses 2018
Replies: 653
Views: 172727

Re: Moses 2018

I had such a pounding learning on the 550. My neck hurt for 3 months. Today I nailed the flying footswitch on 633. From toe to heelside and heel to toeside going one way. Figured out the pump, olly, switch feeling. Did a few really smooth with total control, Did a few going faster. Did a few without...
by TomW
Fri Aug 17, 2018 6:37 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Straps or strapless poll
Replies: 52
Views: 2532

Re: Straps or strapless poll

Peter,

I think you have to distinguish between straps and hooks. Hooks I use only to help water starts ( laziness), then I am out of them while riding ( strapless).
by TomW
Fri Aug 17, 2018 6:30 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Moses 2018
Replies: 653
Views: 172727

Re: Moses 2018

Thanks I know, meant to get to whole Ondo/633 kit with fuse & stab for the 633 not sure if it would fit, different size fuse for the 633. Hole spacing fits. Stabilizer shape doesn't fit exactly. I'd be more interested in mounting 633 directly to a mast and riding stabless Pitch stability on 633 set...
by TomW
Fri Aug 17, 2018 6:24 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: flying foot switch - advice needed
Replies: 59
Views: 22818

Re: flying foot switch - advice needed

Imagine if humans were three legged... Then foot switch would have been not a problem at all. On a related note, imagine how easy strapless water start would have been if humans had three arms... I'm telling you: that almighty being has either no respect for our hobby/sport, or his "intelligent des...
by TomW
Fri Aug 17, 2018 6:22 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Tips for learning to ride toeside
Replies: 19
Views: 861

Re: Tips for learning to ride toeside

I think the touchdown carve to toe is a good step I think I might have said this before, but I only did a couple of those and they were unsuccessful. I quickly discovered that if you just keep carving upwind until you're almost at a stop and about to stall, you can redirect the kite to the other si...
by TomW
Thu Aug 16, 2018 9:15 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Tips for learning to ride toeside
Replies: 19
Views: 861

Re: Tips for learning to ride toeside

Don't push upwind hard toeside at first. Nashi is correct

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