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by billymayerkite
Thu Aug 14, 2014 4:03 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Riding blind help
Replies: 4
Views: 962

Riding blind help

When i switch to blind i fully rotate the 180 an put the weight in my back foot but just dont seem to keep going. I release immediately almost.
I think it could be i am not using fins and need some traction?

Cheers
by billymayerkite
Thu Oct 24, 2013 8:41 pm
Forum: Kiteracer
Topic: How to point higher?
Replies: 4
Views: 1445

Re: How to point higher?

Depowering your kite will make it fly further forward in the window so you can head higher upwind. A race bar helps with this by letting you keep your correct body position while trimming the kite with the depower strap instead of moving the bar. High aspect ratio, race-style kites are better at th...
by billymayerkite
Thu Oct 24, 2013 1:23 am
Forum: Kiteracer
Topic: How to point higher?
Replies: 4
Views: 1445

How to point higher?

I want to improve my VMG when racing and i clearly need some work with pointing higher.

Any tips??

I've been trying to lean back front leg straight and push with back leg but is there anything more i could do. Hike out more? lean back?

Cheers :thumb:
by billymayerkite
Wed May 01, 2013 7:35 pm
Forum: Kiteracer
Topic: gaastra kite and board feedback
Replies: 6
Views: 2156

Re: gaastra kite and board feedback

Is it different to the NJS CF6? Nils is the designer and it looks very similar. It's an improved version of the CF6, it's fast and it feels easier to ride downwind, I need more time on it before I can give a more complete review. wow, thanks for sharing, board looks awesome :thumb: do you have anym...
by billymayerkite
Mon Apr 22, 2013 11:31 pm
Forum: Kiteracer
Topic: just cant nail that damn tack... any tips?
Replies: 32
Views: 7359

Re: just cant nail that damn tack... any tips?

Toby - this is really good stuff inbthis thread and the chop thread referenced earlier! Any way to get it into the wiki? (Have not looked at the wiki in a year so maybe it isnt really being used? - if it tho this info is great) Thanks - finally got my first gybes this week :D :D i agree, great info...
by billymayerkite
Fri Apr 19, 2013 5:44 pm
Forum: Kiteracer
Topic: gaastra kite and board feedback
Replies: 6
Views: 2156

Re: gaastra kite and board feedback

apos0 wrote:Just received the Jet board, only had half an hour on it, the board is fast! After more testing I will give some feedback.
how do you compare it to another boards you have tried thanks
by billymayerkite
Tue Apr 16, 2013 12:14 am
Forum: Kiteracer
Topic: gaastra kite and board feedback
Replies: 6
Views: 2156

gaastra kite and board feedback

i was looking of buying a couple jet kites and the board, anybody has tried it?i have only edge kites how do they compare? could this combo be competitive?
thanks
by billymayerkite
Sun Mar 31, 2013 5:11 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Puerto Vallarta
Replies: 8
Views: 2329

Re: Puerto Vallarta

Hi i am from Bucerias, haha was just reading the post thinking about it and for casuality were you the guy that had a cabrinha switchblade out just courious. staying at nuevo vallarta?
Thanks
by billymayerkite
Sat Mar 30, 2013 4:36 am
Forum: Kiteracer
Topic: dealing with chop?
Replies: 25
Views: 5140

Re: dealing with chop?

Hi, If it was really winds, the fins are probably too big. In light winds the Fins should be the right size for your weight. However they might have too much cant for your new Airush board. A sure sign that they are too big is that the board rails up unexpectedly and you go over the top of it. Anot...
by billymayerkite
Fri Mar 29, 2013 4:49 am
Forum: Kiteracer
Topic: how to put the back straps more thowards the rail?
Replies: 6
Views: 1802

Re: how to put the back straps more thowards the rail?

You can try to make the footstrap smaller. You should only be in there with your toes. If its still to far in, them you will need to have someone put in more inserts. Well this straps are just one size so i cant make them smaller, in your opinion do they look to in for you? Well i may just take the...

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