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by plummet
Wed Jan 17, 2018 9:01 am
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Ketos: Is one-bolt mount strong enough?
Replies: 10
Views: 602

Re: Ketos: Is one-bolt mount strong enough?

Not enough redundancy for me. You can keep your one bolt design.
by plummet
Tue Jan 16, 2018 6:29 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: How To Self-Land a Kite in High Winds
Replies: 39
Views: 3367

Re: How To Self-Land a Kite in High Winds

It depends how close the teather is to obstacle's. Ultimately the safest method is to punch to safety in the water. :thumb: :thumb: :thumb: :thumb: Not an option with shorebreak waves.... Yes it is. Of course you risk damaging the kite. But when you are super over powered it is the safest option. I...
by plummet
Tue Jan 16, 2018 9:49 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: What's the best thing about kite surfing?
Replies: 21
Views: 971

Re: What's the best thing about kite surfing?

BOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOSTing!

Without the jumps I wouldn't bother!
by plummet
Tue Jan 16, 2018 9:46 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: On Shore Wave Kites
Replies: 20
Views: 1568

Re: On Shore Wave Kites

Direct on shore, you are not really wave riding in my view (as Plummet said - define wave riding!) In these conditions, you are playing in waves. Here, any all around kite is fine, including Naish Pivot. I disagree with this. If you are riding the face of the wave then you are riding waves, regardl...
by plummet
Mon Jan 15, 2018 6:32 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: On Shore Wave Kites
Replies: 20
Views: 1568

Re: On Shore Wave Kites

Here's my take on waves and kites with different wind conditions. First of all lets define wave riding as riding a wave down the line "DTL". You turn away from the upwind tack and veer down/cross wind to follow the peeling wave as close as possible to the impact zone/pocket. Direct Onshore condition...
by plummet
Mon Jan 15, 2018 5:45 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: What's the worst thing about kite surfing?
Replies: 27
Views: 1674

Re: What's the worst thing about kite surfing?

Getting skunked. the only thing worse than getting skunked at home is traveling to beautiful exotic locations and getting skunked there add to that getting 'wet skunked' - where you give it a go despite knowing it's not enough and you only get one or two tacks in before having to pack it in, of cou...
by plummet
Wed Jan 10, 2018 10:52 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Poll: King of the Air 2018: Straps vs Boots?
Replies: 31
Views: 2296

Re: Poll: King of the Air 2018: Straps vs Boots?

Why so many from NL?. are they all truely the best or is there a bit of who you know not what you do going on?
by plummet
Tue Jan 09, 2018 6:05 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Extreme Kiting Video
Replies: 6
Views: 726

Re: Extreme Kiting Video

Warning. Don't every buy a board ridden by a pro.
by plummet
Tue Jan 09, 2018 5:12 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: How true do you consider this map?
Replies: 9
Views: 882

Re: How true do you consider this map?

Apparently Nz is useless all year round... Hahaha.

It needs to be per coast line/windy seasion. Not per country. East and West coasts are typically windy at different times of the year.
by plummet
Tue Jan 09, 2018 10:59 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Forearm Burn - What to do about it
Replies: 13
Views: 850

Re: Forearm Burn - What to do about it

Get a kite with lighter bar pressure.

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