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by 3InletsWindsports
Tue May 22, 2018 1:20 am
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Help with my foil starts
Replies: 11
Views: 6986

Re: Help with my foil starts

Seeing as you have to get going on board first.
Then you need shorter mast or deeper water.
by 3InletsWindsports
Mon May 14, 2018 11:52 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: WindFoil - KiteFoil
Replies: 117
Views: 22019

Re: WindFoil - KiteFoil

Sorry but no. Since going to my Spitfire and selling my geriatric foil. That project has stalled waiting for a better board to use and the finance officer approving a Windfoil(Zeeko)
Although a Spitfire Windfoil has got to be in the wind.
by 3InletsWindsports
Fri May 04, 2018 1:20 am
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Andersson Foils "Cyber Fish" Canard Wave Foil.
Replies: 11
Views: 4180

Re: Andersson Foils "Cyber Fish" Canard Wave Foil.

As above, keep at it but without the Welding.
by 3InletsWindsports
Thu Apr 26, 2018 3:48 am
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Slingy & LF taking competitor wings
Replies: 18
Views: 9838

Re: Slingy & LF taking competitor wings

How many farmers have had to walk off their land because the big supermarket chains sucked them into some supply contract for their home brand products then when the farmers are totally dependent on that income the price squeeze happens till they are bankrupt. No problem for the big guy he has a wai...
by 3InletsWindsports
Wed Apr 25, 2018 9:55 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Slingy & LF taking competitor wings
Replies: 18
Views: 9838

Re: Slingy & LF taking competitor wings

Once again it shows that the large mainstream Kiting brands aren’t prepared to invest in R&D that would drive the sport design forward. Rather put that money into marketing for market share.
by 3InletsWindsports
Sun Apr 22, 2018 1:00 am
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: I need convincing
Replies: 4
Views: 2078

I need convincing

When the advantages of Carbon fibre and its stiffness versus weight is inherent in the continuity of its fibres and the ability to direct the fibre direction to best effect. And in doing so minimise the resin content. So how does chopping up the fibres into small enough pieces to then mix with enoug...
by 3InletsWindsports
Wed Apr 18, 2018 9:38 am
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Going from Short Mast to Long mast Advice
Replies: 56
Views: 16577

Re: Going from Short Mast to Long mast Advice

If you get pulled over the board on takeoff then you are not pointing the board down wind enough on takeoff.
If this results in getting out of control speed then go smaller kite.
If this in turn means harder to get pulled up onto board then get longer lines.
by 3InletsWindsports
Mon Apr 16, 2018 4:12 am
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Going from Short Mast to Long mast Advice
Replies: 56
Views: 16577

Re: Going from Short Mast to Long mast Advice

So is this about not getting going long enough to get up on foil with long mast?
Or can you happily foil on long mast but have trouble when board is on water.

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