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by Pedro Marcos
Sun Jul 15, 2018 7:12 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Marginal wind kites ?
Replies: 56
Views: 17530

Re: Marginal wind kites ?

Yea, but it just sound like you mean - "its bad kite". And FOR FREERIDE it is exact opposite, its best from what i flown. But hey I dont measure VMG, i measure fun :) I must admit that i didnt flown Hyperlink because I was concentrate to fly SOUL as everybody rave about it. FRS for me is much bette...
by Pedro Marcos
Sun Jul 15, 2018 5:18 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Marginal wind kites ?
Replies: 56
Views: 17530

Re: Marginal wind kites ?

I know it is not race kite powerspike, so time will tell if it works for me or not... Maybe too little power, but low weight is key to keep it in the air to get out, and I also ride with bigger wings and board in marginal wind like you do tomtom. It will never be used in more than max 7 knots, so t...
by Pedro Marcos
Sun Jul 15, 2018 5:16 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Marginal wind kites ?
Replies: 56
Views: 17530

Re: Marginal wind kites ?

Peter_Frank wrote:
Sun Jul 15, 2018 3:17 pm
Yes, full 27 g/m2 :thumb:
Good call :)
by Pedro Marcos
Sun Jul 15, 2018 1:29 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Marginal wind kites ?
Replies: 56
Views: 17530

Re: Marginal wind kites ?

Peert wrote:
Sat Jul 14, 2018 11:41 pm
Pedro Marcos wrote:
Sat Jul 14, 2018 11:12 pm
Ive a friend with a FRS 12m, and my R1V2 11m on 15m lines starts earlier and has more power then the FRS 12m on 21m lines. The FRS its a easy kite, but it doesnt excel anywhere.
Doesn't it excel in ease of use?
Yes, its easy like i said.
by Pedro Marcos
Sat Jul 14, 2018 11:12 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Marginal wind kites ?
Replies: 56
Views: 17530

Re: Marginal wind kites ?

Im still at 8m tube in 12knts phase, but nevertheless my searching for ultimate marginal to decent wind kite is finaly over :) http://kiteforum.com/viewtopic.php?t=2400060&p=1021106 I tried the FRS 12m in light wind back-to-back with pulsion and sonic 2. Light but not marginal. Same appreciated beh...
by Pedro Marcos
Thu Jul 12, 2018 1:40 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Hydrofoil skill progression steps
Replies: 11
Views: 623

Re: Hydrofoil skill progression steps

People will spend alot of time working on foiling jibes (foot switch) because its a need to be able to ride comfortably, but if you look back and realize how much time you spent to get those done, you will hardly find another trick that will take you that amount of time and atempts. So i think that ...
by Pedro Marcos
Thu Jul 12, 2018 9:46 am
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Hydrofoil skill progression steps
Replies: 11
Views: 623

Re: Hydrofoil skill progression steps

I would put " foiling tacks " in advanced as they are way more difficult then any of the other things you mentioned. Proper Foiling race jibes are also not easy (meaning downwind jibes at speed), specially when done both ways. Rodeo can go to intermediate (but Rodeo and standing back on the board it...
by Pedro Marcos
Thu Jul 12, 2018 8:26 am
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: 2018 Formula Kite European Championships
Replies: 12
Views: 733

Re: 2018 Formula Kite European Championships

Mossy 757 wrote:
Wed Jul 11, 2018 8:15 pm
Since when is 25 knots "survival conditions" for the top racers? I've personally seen Nico ride in 30kts+ during a gale and do JUST fine. So did I, for what it's worth...
Problem was not the wind, but the sea conditions.
by Pedro Marcos
Sat Jul 07, 2018 9:31 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Moses 2018
Replies: 580
Views: 164340

Re: Moses 2018

No shim.
by Pedro Marcos
Sat Jul 07, 2018 9:15 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Moses 2018
Replies: 580
Views: 164340

Re: Moses 2018

First ride today on 633. 4 to 6 knots SK shapes black shim. Rode it in same position as 637 race wing perfectly. No mast or strap position changes. 15m Sonic2 on 21's. Sweet relaxed cruising. Same position of the 637 should be quite fine for the 633, i actually use the 637 further back then the Ond...

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