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by TPink
Fri Mar 03, 2017 12:49 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Tip: Two Kiters on Land at the Same Time
Replies: 22
Views: 1768

Re: Tip: Two Kiters on Land at the Same Time

In Maritime regs concerning ROW for ships navigating a channel or entering a port, the inbound ship has right of way. This is for reasons previously mentioned, that an outbound ship is presumed to be at full functional condition, where an inbound could be suffering from any number of calamities...
by TPink
Mon Jul 25, 2016 9:51 pm
Forum: Board Builders
Topic: 5-0 DIY Vader
Replies: 31
Views: 4294

Re: 5-0 DIY Vader

Spray adhesive is your friend on tight angles/ridges. I have had success using 3m 77. Dust one light coat on the peaks of the channels and the tight radius' of the rails. wait a minute or two, drape the cloth and tack down starting at the center working out. you shouldn't get any release of the clot...
by TPink
Fri May 06, 2016 4:46 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: anyone rigged up a way to carry a hydrofoil w/ straps?
Replies: 18
Views: 1619

Re: anyone rigged up a way to carry a hydrofoil w/ straps?

I wonder if you loosen your kite backpack shoulder straps all the way, you could slide your board through the straps between the pack and your back w the strut facing forward under your armpit...?
by TPink
Fri Apr 22, 2016 5:16 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Canard Foil
Replies: 123
Views: 17691

Re: Canard Foil

From this graph, it looks like the area to operate in is around the upper lift areas of the airfoils. As the angle of attack increases, the front (canard) wing lift starts to drop off, as the rear wing is still increasing. It does suggest that the canard can work in the high efficiency area of airf...
by TPink
Fri Apr 15, 2016 12:21 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Perfect place for wife to learn to kite
Replies: 76
Views: 7112

Re: Perfect place for wife to learn to kite

gotta throw in the A B C's (Aruba, Bonaire, Curacao)

All a bit different, except the weather, always good and windy...

I would start at Aruba.
by TPink
Fri Mar 25, 2016 1:08 am
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: New carbon titanium from alpinefoil
Replies: 17
Views: 2684

Re: New carbon titanium from alpinefoil

Hydrofoil Greece wrote:The new carbon http://www.alpinefoil.com/en/kitefoil-b ... arbon.html
Ooochieewaaawaaa!!!
by TPink
Wed Mar 23, 2016 9:24 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: 5G EpicKites
Replies: 252
Views: 40793

Re: 5G EpicKites

looks cool and all, but the shot of the dog sled pulling three dudes on boards, One in the deep stuff, kinda sucked.

dogs aren't kites, and pulling one dude on a sled is way different than adding three more on boards in deep snow...
by TPink
Wed Mar 23, 2016 1:34 am
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: New carbon titanium from alpinefoil
Replies: 17
Views: 2684

Re: New carbon titanium from alpinefoil

Beautiful !

wonder if that is cast or machined Titanium.
by TPink
Mon Mar 21, 2016 8:05 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Hydrofoil Pro Tour in LA Ventana
Replies: 10
Views: 1511

Re: Hydrofoil Pro Tour in LA Ventana

What's up w Johnny H?
by TPink
Wed Mar 16, 2016 8:11 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Welcome to kiteforum.com 4.0
Replies: 52
Views: 3943

Re: Welcome to kiteforum.com 4.0

Really enjoying 4.0! nice work Toby... quick question/comment. when finished w a thread and push "return to ..." at the bottom left, it always goes back to the top of the subforum you're in. Is there an option to go back to the subforum around the thread you just left, instead of back to the beginni...

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