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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: 9
Views: 1408

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

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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: 3905

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: 3508

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: 3998

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: 1331

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 ...
by Carlos_C
Mon Mar 20, 2017 10:35 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: What is your most used oldest kite?
Replies: 35
Views: 3956

Re: What is your most used oldest kite?

I have a mastair 12 and 16 in the garage, I weigh 69 Kg and in 14 mph wind I have to be helped getting to the beach with the 16 Mastie - the static lift on that this is nuts. The bar is enourmous !!!

I still ride a 2006 Psycho 3 8 mtregularly
by Carlos_C
Fri Mar 03, 2017 10:09 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Advantages & Superiority of Ram Airs
Replies: 53
Views: 5213

Re: Advantages & Superiority of Ram Airs

in the video as well the foil kiter is practicing low wind water relaunch - no board
by Carlos_C
Tue Feb 21, 2017 11:52 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: How do you rig your lines ?
Replies: 56
Views: 4476

Re: How do you rig your lines ?

Windmaker.......that is /was Fokitens method..which he drove people nuts about. Funny thing is I still remember it even though at the time I never used/owned any inflatable kites (Flysurfer only for nearly 10 years)
by Carlos_C
Tue Feb 21, 2017 11:06 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: How do you rig your lines ?
Replies: 56
Views: 4476

Re: How do you rig your lines ?

I was expecting Fokiten to be all over this thread............
by Carlos_C
Mon Oct 24, 2016 1:55 pm
Forum: Foil Kites
Topic: Ram air kites don't relaunch
Replies: 17
Views: 2352

Re: Ram air kites don't relaunch

I remember once whilst riding a speed 1 thirteen and wind was fairly light - 10 - 11 knts - a chap had one of the early ozone tubes leading edge down in the water. It just wouldn't relaunch - so I dropped the speed in the water - tried to help him turn the kite (no luck) - so reverse lauched the spe...

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