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by irwe
Fri Mar 16, 2018 8:45 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Ghostwhisper adapter plate
Replies: 20
Views: 5981

Re: Ghostwhisper adapter plate

You could attach a Shinn plate to the bottom (removeable)

www.silentsports.com had a sale on them recently
by irwe
Tue Feb 13, 2018 10:57 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Impact vest with pockets
Replies: 12
Views: 2503

Re: Impact vest with pockets

Check out some kayak PFD's (pockets, knife holders, etc.)
by irwe
Fri Feb 09, 2018 10:52 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Flysurfer Peak 1 bar hole
Replies: 3
Views: 693

Re: Flysurfer Peak 1 bar hole

Before modifying the bar you can try putting some Silicone spray or wax on the lines to see if that prevents them from binding.
by irwe
Sat Feb 03, 2018 12:35 am
Forum: Travel
Topic: with gear. No bars in carryon?
Replies: 8
Views: 1365

Re: with gear. No bars in carryon?

I travel alot on kite trips and never bring my bar as carry on,. However, my kiting brother in-law packs his bar in his carry on travel suit case and has never had a problem.
by irwe
Wed Jan 31, 2018 11:01 am
Forum: Foil Kites
Topic: Concept Air Smart Wave 6.5 & 4.5 & 3
Replies: 84
Views: 14098

Re: Concept Air Smart Wave 6.5 & 4.5 & 3

Horst, what line length were you using. What wind range would you predict to foil (73 kg) for the 6.5 m Wave?
by irwe
Fri Jan 26, 2018 10:45 am
Forum: Travel
Topic: Flat water spot in May
Replies: 7
Views: 1643

Re: Flat water spot in May

South Padre Island Texas
by irwe
Fri Jan 19, 2018 2:41 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Wave Riding with a Foil Limits
Replies: 34
Views: 9711

Re: Wave Riding with a Foil Limits

Foils look nice!
Please comment on 2 front straps vs single strap for wave riding.
A leash is shown attached just below the knee. What are the torque forces like with a foilboard?
What is the benefit of the cut out nose on the the foilboards?
by irwe
Tue Jan 16, 2018 10:41 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Stolen board and hydrofoil
Replies: 3
Views: 1470

Re: Stolen board and hydrofoil

Just returned from Barbados and kept a look out for your board. Most of the local kiters I spoke with feel that it was not stolen my a Bajan but rather a tourist passing through.
If it was still on the island the local kiters say they would have heard about it by now.
Good luck with your search.
by irwe
Mon Jan 15, 2018 7:52 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: How do you dismount?
Replies: 15
Views: 2990

Re: How do you dismount?

I like to ride in towards shore toe side. I keep the kite near 12 and go as slow as I can. Just before I drop off the foil. I jump to the side and put my front arm out to grab the foilboard as it rises. I can then body drag through the shore break or walk on the bottom with board tucked under my fro...
by irwe
Fri Dec 29, 2017 12:29 pm
Forum: Snow / Land
Topic: snow kiting toronto area
Replies: 3
Views: 765

Re: snow kiting toronto area

Snow kiting Dec 25, 26 on Cooks bay at the bottom of Glenwoods Rd. Claredon Park should also be OK now. Snowmobiles and Fish huts are out on Cooks bay. Conditions - hard paced snow with ice patches.

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