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by bri7
Fri Feb 16, 2018 8:56 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Help me understand Cape Town wind on the basis of this Windguru forecast
Replies: 24
Views: 5202

Re: Help me understand Cape Town wind on the basis of this Windguru forecast

Make sure you pay the car park guys in the car park, they are super helpful and friendly. They will have a yellow high viz jacket on. 10Rand is less than 1 Euro so it aint worth scrimping and being tight and creates good will. If you go back to the same car park they'll know you tip well. Cover othe...
by bri7
Sat Feb 03, 2018 10:14 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Cape Town - Drought
Replies: 24
Views: 5980

Re: Cape Town - Drought

what is the plan, are they building a desalination plant or any other initiatives to solve the problem.
by bri7
Sat Jan 27, 2018 12:13 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Cape Town - 1st time, pick kites with me
Replies: 23
Views: 4505

Re: Cape Town - 1st time, pick kites with me

In blouberg usually the wind builds in the afternoon. It can be quiet in Big Bag and pumping in Dolphin. So its good to hire a car so you can get about. Check out windy.com so you can see how it builds

https://www.windy.com/-33.793/18.456?-3 ... ,m:cIPagFU
by bri7
Fri Jan 26, 2018 9:11 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Cape Town - 1st time, pick kites with me
Replies: 23
Views: 4505

Re: Cape Town - 1st time, pick kites with me

Enjoy it’s a great place to kite, wetsuit 4-3 or 5-3 . It’s pretty cold as it goes
by bri7
Wed Jan 24, 2018 7:15 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Cape Town - 1st time, pick kites with me
Replies: 23
Views: 4505

Re: Cape Town - 1st time, pick kites with me

take all your small kites up to the 10 and leave the 15 at home. you will have more worry about hanging on for dear life than how high you can boost :D
by bri7
Sun Dec 31, 2017 8:34 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Risk vs reward... learning and progression at 40
Replies: 51
Views: 4021

Re: Risk vs reward... learning and progression at 40

learn some basics and get into wave riding. 44 and 3/4 now. Injuries last longer and you definitely slow down. Loads of stretching, try and keep a decent diet and stay in decent shape. No reason why you can't progress, but perhaps a realization that you won't be mega looping anytime soon. ;-) Learn ...
by bri7
Sun Dec 10, 2017 11:42 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: 8000 Miles on a Motorcycle, My Nobile Zen Foil and NHP Split board review
Replies: 6
Views: 805

Re: 8000 Miles on a Motorcycle, My Nobile Zen Foil and NHP Split board review

Awesome, what life is all about. I wish kiting had been around when I was younger and Ble to travel more
by bri7
Mon Nov 27, 2017 6:37 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: below the bar trim
Replies: 20
Views: 3513

Re: below the bar trim

You can only trim the slingy bar in so much, once it's in about 12 or so inches it doesn't go any further. If you're going down from a 12 to a 7m in 10 minutes then it's not unusual to be completely overpowered on the 12. I've had similar situations on my 12M RPM, the things pulls like a truck. :-) ...
by bri7
Mon Nov 27, 2017 6:30 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: How does Kiteboarding translate to snowboarding
Replies: 17
Views: 1245

Re: How does Kiteboarding translate to snowboarding

This is the guy I go to for carving tips, incredible style

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rxcyFl6CLG0

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dFzm1qEyyio

Worth subscribing to as he has a load of tutorials in his videos.

Electric skateboard for me I think, bring on the mid-life crisis
by bri7
Mon Nov 27, 2017 2:14 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: RPM gone on the Slingshot homepage
Replies: 24
Views: 3475

Re: RPM gone on the Slingshot homepage

Those models hadn’t had a 2018 release , so expecting an update

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