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by Carlos_C
Mon Jul 09, 2018 2:36 pm
Forum: Foil Kites
Topic: Pulsion 18m
Replies: 83
Views: 40945

Re: Pulsion 18m

I once kited in conditions where teh wind went from about 7-9 knts to 0. Was on a speed 3 19 I think.......kite would drop on its's TE - sit there for 5 mins - the wind would pick up - I'd yank teh centre line - relaunch and away I'd go. I'd ride for a couple of minutes - and wind would drop. The ki...
by Carlos_C
Sat Jul 07, 2018 1:09 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Is directional more fun than door in LW?
Replies: 26
Views: 12691

Re: Is directional more fun than door in LW?

As a lighter rider my go to board is a session.....same shape as a door - but smaller - 141 - gives me a couple of knots on my usual fly radical - and you can jump, carve, wave ride as well
by Carlos_C
Tue Jun 26, 2018 3:48 pm
Forum: Foil Kites
Topic: Hangtime kite for 20+ knot hydrofoil? Flysurfer Soul 6m?
Replies: 11
Views: 3517

Re: Hangtime kite for 20+ knot hydrofoil? Flysurfer Soul 6m?

I have ridden smaller foil kites for years.....my 8 psycho 2 was my most used kite for a couple of years - use regularly a pulse 6 and maniac 3 - all have been crashed hard without exploding...so I'd go for it..
by Carlos_C
Tue Jun 19, 2018 3:00 pm
Forum: Foil Kites
Topic: Who said you can't loop a foil kite?
Replies: 8
Views: 4117

Re: Who said you can't loop a foil kite?

"Why just dont buy a Lei??"

Maybe they already have - but still like foil kites
by Carlos_C
Thu Feb 01, 2018 5:35 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: How old is your oldest kite you still ride on?
Replies: 42
Views: 8491

Re: How old is your oldest kite you still ride on?

2006 Flysurfer psycho 3's have 8 - 10 - 13 - all going strong
by Carlos_C
Sat Jan 13, 2018 2:02 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Interview with Nuno "Stru" Figueiredo - Biggest Kitesurf Wave World Record Holder
Replies: 10
Views: 2379

Re: Interview with Nuno "Stru" Figueiredo - Biggest Kitesurf Wave World Record Holder

I remember seeing Stru in the XKlam videos - doing big air stuff on Psycho 1's - classic stuff

this was one of them....how things have changed

phpBB [video]
by Carlos_C
Tue Oct 24, 2017 12:36 pm
Forum: Foil Kites
Topic: Launching Foil Kites from deep water (with Sonic2)
Replies: 20
Views: 5932

Re: Launching Foil Kites from deep water (with Sonic2)

I think the secret for relaunch is patience.........if you can get the kite on it's trailing edge - even a waterlogged kite can launch.
by Carlos_C
Mon Aug 07, 2017 8:49 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Impressive Woo jump leader
Replies: 25
Views: 4474

Re: Impressive Woo jump leader

37 seconds session duration ????
by Carlos_C
Thu Aug 03, 2017 11:59 am
Forum: Foil Kites
Topic: Water launching Sonics, any success?
Replies: 14
Views: 4996

Re: Water launching Sonics, any success?

these work - use to inflate at sid eof boat
https://www.amazon.co.uk/Yellowstone-Ba ... mp+battery
by Carlos_C
Mon Jun 05, 2017 10:49 am
Forum: Foil Kites
Topic: Kite anchor launch/land of a FS?
Replies: 13
Views: 1686

Re: Kite anchor launch/land of a FS?

Landboarding we always tethered the kites ....mind you the older flysurfers were great wil the real line brakes. Hook your leash into the stake and the kite would stay there all day long. Phsycho 3's are good for this as well as the had the Oh shit handles.....never had to try with the newer speeds ...

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