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by irwe
Sat Oct 20, 2018 3:53 pm
Forum: Foil Kites
Topic: Hyperlink 12m vs Soul 12m
Replies: 11
Views: 982

Re: Hyperlink 12m vs Soul 12m

Also should look at ConceptAir Pulsion

But 97 kg TT and 12 kts I would be looking for a 15 m
by irwe
Sat Oct 20, 2018 12:10 am
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Zeeko Spitfire Hydrofoil
Replies: 606
Views: 130445

Re: Zeeko Spitfire Hydrofoil

Nicolas which wing are you using in the Spitefire Surf video?
by irwe
Fri Oct 19, 2018 11:57 pm
Forum: Foil Kites
Topic: Concept Air Smart Wave 6.5 & 4.5 & 3 and now 8.5
Replies: 156
Views: 34618

Re: Concept Air Smart Wave 6.5 & 4.5 & 3 and now 8.5

KBH today using my new Wave 6.5 Conditions Large Lake 12 - 18 kts small chop Wave6.5Oct1918.jpg Ride: Jellyfish Custom Pocketboard Takuma Concept V 100 72 kg Infinty 50 cm bar 21 m lines Default settings as per Ben Wave6.5Oct1918.jpg Kite had a constant light pull throughout the wind window. Medium ...
by irwe
Wed Oct 17, 2018 8:04 pm
Forum: Travel
Topic: Kitesurfing beach for me, sheltered beach for my wife?
Replies: 12
Views: 753

Re: Kitesurfing beach for me, sheltered beach for my wife?

Silver Rock Barbados, there is a bit of a wind shadow near the beach launch for most wind directions
by irwe
Tue Sep 04, 2018 5:50 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Holes in aluminum mast
Replies: 20
Views: 1665

Re: Holes in aluminum mast

Gunnar what was the length of the F1 mast?
by irwe
Tue Sep 04, 2018 5:46 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Hydrofoil Videos
Replies: 429
Views: 109852

Re: Hydrofoil Videos

Thanks for posting verty.

You can see the wear on the depower line in the video. Had to go sometime.

What was your thought not winding your lines on the bar first then breaking down the kite?

Love the song.
by irwe
Tue Aug 28, 2018 11:13 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Cuba in Nov-Dec
Replies: 9
Views: 577

Re: Cuba in Nov-Dec

Santa Lucia fits all your criteria
Wave break 1 km off shore. Large bay. sandy bottom. deep enough to Foil

The last 2 weeks of Nov would be better.
I bring Surfboard and Foilboard (8, 12, 14 m kites)
by irwe
Sun Aug 26, 2018 11:03 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: I give in
Replies: 20
Views: 2163

Re: I give in

Surf Foil
60 cm mast to start
Front Foot Hook or Single Loose Front Strap (you can ditch it once you get the basics if you have a low volume board)
by irwe
Fri Jul 20, 2018 6:00 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Aruba January
Replies: 20
Views: 2136

Re: Aruba January

I have kited in Aruba first week of January. I liked mostly strapless surfboard. Waves were OK. Kited every day for 7 days (9 - 12 m). Boca is alot better then Fisherman's hut's if you want to be on a surfboard. I found the wind was ~5 kts less compared to Guru forecast. (I have kited at Kite beach ...
by irwe
Tue Jul 03, 2018 11:56 am
Forum: Safety
Topic: Drift launch - consistently get steering and front line tangled
Replies: 14
Views: 6540

Re: Drift launch - consistently get steering and front line tangled

I drift launch 90% of the time. When I pump up my kite (leading edge facing shore) it is 30 m from the shore line and my bar and lines are set up in front of the kite. Once every thing is set up I hook in and walk towards the kite. Once I am at the kite pick it up at the middle of leading edge. I pl...

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