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by super_padge
Fri May 25, 2018 11:04 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Xmas foiling holiday
Replies: 7
Views: 4890

Re: Xmas foiling holiday

la ventana!
by super_padge
Fri May 25, 2018 9:49 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Upwind Rotations
Replies: 3
Views: 3464

Re: Upwind Rotations

ha ha, i'm trying to get my tacks and and turning too much into the wind - i just end up over rotating and nearly making a 360! the (admittedly few) tacks i made found i needed to get my weight forward in both feet much earlier than i thought, and then dive the kite hard to change direction. i have ...
by super_padge
Fri May 25, 2018 9:25 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Kite foiling and sargassum?
Replies: 11
Views: 7308

Re: Kite foiling and sargassum?

Hi, i wouldn't write it off totally - maybe you have to visit another spot/figure out which wind directions work best for you. I'm based in Holbox, and it's been a great season for foiling. When i hit seaweed its either: i fall off, if i'm prepared and see it, then i drop off the foil, or i sail str...
by super_padge
Sun Jun 11, 2017 8:08 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Northern Greece Spot Recommendation [beginners]
Replies: 1
Views: 373

Re: Northern Greece Spot Recommendation [beginners]

Hi! I'd recommend Limnos/Lemos. There are 2 kite schools, the largest is Surf club keros who have acommodation about 1 mile from the beach. They have a restaurant at the spot and nice facilities, glamping, tents etc. They do rentals and lessons with Cabrinha gear. I'd take a car if you can as it's a...
by super_padge
Fri Feb 24, 2017 1:59 am
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Lesson and Progression on Isla de Holbox
Replies: 3
Views: 478

Re: Lesson and Progression on Isla de Holbox

Hey Tom! Great to meet you and really pleased you had a great time on Holbox. Thanks very much for the review - Jonny will be super happy to get your feedback! Also i know Jirka would love a copy of your surfboard/convertible design for his next project... Hope you get out foiling again soon - i'm s...
by super_padge
Mon Feb 20, 2017 3:27 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: 12 year old - learning to kite - Best spot March /April
Replies: 10
Views: 1455

Re: 12 year old - learning to kite - Best spot March /April

Come see us in Isla Holbox, Mexico! The season runs til the end of May, and March/April is good - more easterly winds, which mean we go to the next beach along. The next beach is deep after 60m, and has small chop. The local spot is shallow and great for learning. If you really want shallow water an...
by super_padge
Wed Jan 18, 2017 5:09 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Is Playa del carmen still kiteable
Replies: 16
Views: 2829

Re: Is Playa del carmen still kiteable

i second foiling at holbox, it's great conditions here. i'm working here for the windy season and i learnt to foil here in June 2016. i now have my own foil and i'm trying to learn to jibe... Admittedly last week at full moon/low tide you had to bodydrag further out to foil, but at some point you ne...
by super_padge
Mon Jan 02, 2017 4:31 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: 2017 Slingshot Turbines, anyone tried them?
Replies: 5
Views: 1329

Re: 2017 Slingshot Turbines, anyone tried them?

I've got an 11m turbine, and managed to get out for a few sessions on it for far. I way prefer it to a 12m Rally (i've tried both 2016/2017). For me it's got similar or even more power than the Rally 12m 2017, and i'd say as good as going upwind. It loops slower than a Rally as it's much higher aspe...
by super_padge
Mon Sep 19, 2016 9:27 pm
Forum: Airstyle
Topic: 10m slingshot turbine 2017
Replies: 4
Views: 2181

10m slingshot turbine 2017

Hi

Has anyone flown the smaller turbines yet? I'm thinking of ordering a 10m and hoping it'll be a boosty airstyle kite.

Any reviews or info?
by super_padge
Wed Aug 24, 2016 7:03 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Boards - Lost, found and recovered
Replies: 0
Views: 424

Boards - Lost, found and recovered

Check out whenitswindy's new series of guides on:
- preventing board loss (without a leash)
- finding a lost board
- recovering someone else's board (video guide)

http://www.whenitswindy.com/wp/?page_id=515

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