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by Kykeon
Sat Nov 11, 2017 6:49 am
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: DYI bar?
Replies: 2
Views: 444

Re: DYI bar?

A man walks into a bar...
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by Kykeon
Wed Nov 08, 2017 11:52 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Which helmet?
Replies: 15
Views: 597

Re: Which helmet?

I have the standard gath and I'm happy.
Good coverage of the head as well. (forehead, ears, back)
by Kykeon
Wed Nov 01, 2017 2:28 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Strictly kiteloop OBX edition
Replies: 4
Views: 559

Re: Strictly kiteloop OBX edition

Hey Jerome ,

your youtube chanel is awesome!
and I like your videos much much more than the pro ones!
Although your edits are at the same level you show more raw love and enthusiasm!
by Kykeon
Thu Oct 19, 2017 12:20 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Why not more canards ?
Replies: 19
Views: 1884

Re: Why not more canards ?

by Kykeon
Thu Oct 05, 2017 6:16 pm
Forum: Reviews
Topic: 24-7boardsports.com and zeeko customer service Review
Replies: 1
Views: 209

24-7boardsports.com and zeeko customer service Review

Since I've benefited many times from the body of knowledge in this forum, I always try to share if I have an exceptionally good or bad experience or I tested a controversial product. I'm not affiliated in any way with 24-7boardsports.com or Zeeko and I always pay for my kiting equipment The story: I...
by Kykeon
Mon Oct 02, 2017 1:47 pm
Forum: Foil Kites
Topic: Low AR foil kite
Replies: 12
Views: 1032

Re: Low AR foil kite

Is this screenshot from surfplan?
kitexpert wrote:
Mon Oct 02, 2017 12:16 pm
I'm not quite certain of using only A, B and Z, it may be better idea for high AR kites with short chords.
That was exactly what I thought when I saw the drawing
by Kykeon
Mon Oct 02, 2017 7:24 am
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: line length for Hfoiling in >15 knots
Replies: 23
Views: 1653

Re: line length for Hfoiling in >15 knots

From a theoretical point of view : The kite travels with the same speed across the wind window independent of line length but longer lines means bigger wind window. Therefore since the kite has to travel greater distance with the same speed, it takes longer to do so. That means longer power spike an...
by Kykeon
Fri Sep 29, 2017 8:14 am
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Importance of wing AR?
Replies: 23
Views: 1940

Re: Importance of wing AR?

How does the surface area of your easy compare to your wave?
Isn't it 50% larger?
I'm not sure if this has more effect in light winds than the aspect ratio. (from theory only)
by Kykeon
Thu Sep 28, 2017 7:11 pm
Forum: Foil Kites
Topic: Hand-held vacuum cleaner for inflation
Replies: 25
Views: 1846

Re: Hand-held vacuum cleaner for inflation

Thanks to the info in this thread I decided to: 1) Keep on working to improve my technique An idea is: if the wind is too low to launch 45deg to the wind, to try a walking/running backwards to launch but as the small beach does not allow to run fully upwind, I’ll have to do it at about 60 to 80 degr...
by Kykeon
Wed Sep 27, 2017 9:33 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Importance of wing AR?
Replies: 23
Views: 1940

Re: Importance of wing AR?

http://www.alpinefoil.com/pages-hydrofo ... ort-1.html

This one has an AR of 4.32 which is perfectly within the range you recommended and with 700cm2 it's bigger than average

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