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by Scorpia97
Sat Jun 28, 2008 10:01 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Boards-Flexifoil Alpha (144x44) vs 2007 Nobile 555 (145x 41)
Replies: 1
Views: 500

Re: Boards-Flexifoil Alpha (144x44) vs 2007 Nobile 555 (145x 41)

I bought the Flexifoil Alpha in the end so will post again after a couple of test rides.
Simon
by Scorpia97
Fri Jun 27, 2008 2:45 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: The Safety Topic: please post your experience and advice!
Replies: 269
Views: 102496

Re: The Safety Topic: please post your experience and advice!

Never kite alone. But in the need to self launch with a bow or SLE i find the safest way is to launch is to pump the kite up and leave it pointing straight upwind in a position where it cant relaunch or take off. then lie your lines out directly down wind. Ensure the lines are all attached tangle fr...
by Scorpia97
Fri Jun 27, 2008 1:22 pm
Forum: Snow / Land
Topic: Depower Confussed - Please Help
Replies: 2
Views: 858

Re: Depower Confussed - Please Help

I fly a flexifoil atom 9m on land (i weigh 12stone) it has amazing lift and great wind range. I have an inflatable because i fly on both land and water. I'd advise getting a de-powerable foil if you don't intend to Kitesurf. Id recommend a flexifoil sabre 9.5 because you can pick them up second hand...
by Scorpia97
Fri Jun 27, 2008 1:09 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: a MUST read for everyone (Safety)
Replies: 53
Views: 13282

Re: a MUST read for everyone (Safety)

I'm really quite worried, I fly an atom07 9m and the other day it went into a death spin about 10ft of the ground. Because i crashed a jump and the depower line wrapped around the bar locking the kite fully powered up on one line kite looping. My immediate reaction was to release the quick release. ...
by Scorpia97
Fri Jun 27, 2008 12:53 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Boards-Flexifoil Alpha (144x44) vs 2007 Nobile 555 (145x 41)
Replies: 1
Views: 500

Boards-Flexifoil Alpha (144x44) vs 2007 Nobile 555 (145x 41)

Flexifoil Alpha (144x44) vs 2007 Nobile 555 (145x 41) I'm looking at purchasing one of these boards and could not find any reviews comparing the two. So would be interested in what peoples opinions/ experiences have been with either or both of these boards. (Im looking at these boards because i nee...

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