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by perrinkite
Tue Feb 04, 2014 3:11 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: High wind surfboards
Replies: 27
Views: 5097

Re: High wind surfboards

Same advice: The Kontacts are fast, are not bothered by chop and won't loose the edge at high speed bottom turns. You can even use them for speed-crossing races when it's blowing strong. Being fast and carvy, they are also perfect for strapped big air. I had a 5'10" Kontact from 2010 or 2011 then I...
by perrinkite
Tue Jan 28, 2014 6:07 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Will spleene ever make the zone board again?
Replies: 103
Views: 17748

Re: Will spleene ever make the zone board again???

I don't know where you are located (Europe?) but there is a shaper in the south of France that produce such board : http://rootshapesnews.blogspot.fr/p/slice.html , two standart size (but custom size available if you wish). His boards even if still confidential are more and more famous. It is a kind...
by perrinkite
Sat Dec 21, 2013 2:12 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Travel Setup Split Board
Replies: 15
Views: 2162

Re: Travel Setup Split Board

I have Dakine shorts harness with sliding spreader same for me For a travelling one kite quiver I prefer in most cases the S4 10 DLX rather than the S3 12 DLX as it performs better in the waves but the counterpart is that you loose low end What's the lowed on the 10m? Also your weight? I am orderin...
by perrinkite
Fri Dec 20, 2013 5:06 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Travel Setup Split Board
Replies: 15
Views: 2162

Re: Travel Setup Split Board

I have Dakine shorts harness with sliding spreader
same for me

For a travelling one kite quiver I prefer in most cases the S4 10 DLX rather than the S3 12 DLX as it performs better in the waves but the counterpart is that you loose low end
by perrinkite
Fri Dec 20, 2013 2:09 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Travel Setup Split Board
Replies: 15
Views: 2162

Re: Travel Setup Split Board

I'm 73 kgs, travel with my flysurfer split 134x41 Speed3 12 deluxe Speed4 10 deluxe Speed4 8 standar one bar harness helmet vest neoprene in all 23 kgs free of airport check in hassle see more about my trip here viewtopic.php?f=1&t=2383114 or on my blog www.edmkpollensa.com/blog/ Almost the same qu...
by perrinkite
Fri May 17, 2013 12:39 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: splitboard - newind
Replies: 26
Views: 10174

Re: splitboard - newind

Regarding the Newind surfkite split board, could you tell us if it is dedicated for waves or is it more a kind of allround directionnal board. I have had for 3-4 years a Newind split TT Waves and I strongly recommand that board for travelling. However now, on my home spot I use most of the time a su...
by perrinkite
Thu Jul 05, 2012 8:23 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Wind in Altura (Algarve) in August.
Replies: 4
Views: 506

Re: Wind in Altura (Algarve) in August.

actually it's not that bad. In July and August you have many days over 15 knots. The typical thermals come from WSW and they increase towards the evening. In that sense it's an ideal place to take the family, where you can spend a nice day at the beach with the kids and then have a late afternoon s...
by perrinkite
Tue Jul 03, 2012 3:59 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Wind in Altura (Algarve) in August.
Replies: 4
Views: 506

Re: Wind in Altura (Algarve) in August.

take your biggest kite and board. with some luck you will be able to ride with ~12/13 kts if nothing blows head to Alvor, a couple of km west, with a 7 or a 9m from what i heard from locals No more than 12-13kts ..... it sucks, I though it wa stronger than that ..... I will try to move to Alvor but...
by perrinkite
Tue Jul 03, 2012 1:11 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Wind in Altura (Algarve) in August.
Replies: 4
Views: 506

Wind in Altura (Algarve) in August.

Hello, I will go near Altura in Algarve in Portugal during August. I have read it is mainly thermal wind during that time of the year. However, I want to be sure about the sizes of kite I have to take with me. Does someone know strengh of this thermal wind ? Does it blow often over 20 k, or is it ma...

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