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by Corkyboy
Tue Aug 13, 2013 5:29 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Looking for Reviews --> Airush Lithium 2013 (esp. 10/14 sqm)
Replies: 19
Views: 5907

Re: Looking for Reviews --> Airush Lithium 2013 (esp. 10/14

I am running 2013 Lithiums in both 10m & 14m. This is my second season on Lithiums and I had the exact same quiver in the 2012 models. Before that had a 2011 Switchblade 14m. I am a low-end intermediate with 2 years of kiting. I weigh in at 116kg and am using a 142cm Airush Crossover and 5'10" Sling...
by Corkyboy
Fri Jun 01, 2012 3:33 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Bullshit Low Wind Ranges Claimed by Kite Companies
Replies: 277
Views: 24672

Re: Bullshit Low Wind Ranges Claimed by Kite Companies

I'm 6'5" and 109kg/240lbs and only been kiting since August 2011. Run 14 & 10m Airush Lithiums and an Airush 142 Xover or a 5'10" Slingshot Dialer. Just like windsurfing, the wind range charts are bollocks for me. Absolute minimum on the 14m is 15 knots but need the 18-20 knot gusts in there to get ...
by Corkyboy
Fri Jun 01, 2012 2:51 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Airush Lithium 12m and 14m LW review
Replies: 27
Views: 7748

Re: Airush Lithium 12m and 14m LW review

I have been kiting since August 2011 having had a couple of weeks with Zephyr Kite Tours in the Cocos Islands. Can thoroughly recommend the venue and Zephyr for anyone in the beginner/early intermediate bracket. Fabulous setup and great crew. Anyhoo for background: -I started on a 14M Switchy and a ...
by Corkyboy
Fri Oct 21, 2011 11:20 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Beyond Cocos
Replies: 0
Views: 198

Beyond Cocos

Was a rank beginner with a few sporadic lessons over the last few years but bit the bullet and lashed out on a 14M Switchblade and a Cabrinha Rival 145 (all 2011 gear) . Bought the gear expressly for a 12 day Cocos Island trip with Zephyr Kite Tours during Aug/Sept '11 (highly recommend Zephyr - gre...
by Corkyboy
Wed Jan 03, 2007 11:34 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Newbie - turning to the dark side
Replies: 7
Views: 826

Switch Balde 2 (07) has 14 M this year.
http://www.cabrinhakites.com/kites/prod ... ite-2.html
by Corkyboy
Wed Jan 03, 2007 11:25 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Newbie - turning to the dark side
Replies: 7
Views: 826

Newbie - turning to the dark side

Just got a kite surfing lesson for Xmas from the Girlf. How's that for endorsement?? Does she really know what she has let herself in for..... Booked in first of 4 lessons for tomorrow evening, 5th Jan. Never been Kiting but have 7 years windsurfing of which last 3 years got into some wavesailing So...

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