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by wingnut
Sun Dec 31, 2017 5:01 am
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: What is your HF kite quiver?
Replies: 74
Views: 16512

Re: What is your HF kite quiver?

maximlg253 Why is the 9m Ultra your favorite?
by wingnut
Sat Dec 30, 2017 9:18 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: World Record 19m / 63ft ! Largest Wave Ever Kitesurfed
Replies: 75
Views: 5406

Re: World Record 19m / 63ft ! Largest Wave Ever Kitesurfed

Do you have to be ON the wave for it to be considered a record..or can you claim it by say riding out way in front... Where is the line drawn..... Takes courage none the less but there was some better more legit stuff going down those days that's for sure. I think J Richmond was out there and going...
by wingnut
Fri Dec 29, 2017 6:37 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Wrap alu mast with carbon fiber for stiffness
Replies: 13
Views: 1633

Re: Wrap alu mast with carbon fiber for stiffness

the amount of money you will spend to make this happen will afford you two carbon masts. take it from someone who has done the math. not only that but you could likely end up with a total unsaleable mess that is way too heavy. Foiling in light wind requires the least mass; kite, rider, board, foil, ...
by wingnut
Fri Dec 29, 2017 12:00 am
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Freeride kite for hydrofoiling
Replies: 19
Views: 2469

Re: Freeride kite for hydrofoiling

Ugly color...don't know, only the good colors fly well you know. lol
by wingnut
Wed Dec 27, 2017 11:51 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Freeride kite for hydrofoiling
Replies: 19
Views: 2469

Re: Freeride kite for hydrofoiling

Mono's are great kites IMHO. Were they on end of year clear-out in Sweden?
by wingnut
Wed Dec 27, 2017 7:04 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Merry Christmas to everyone c",)
Replies: 11
Views: 1239

Re: Merry Christmas to everyone c",)

Hey there DWX. Merry Xmas! and a Happy New Year too!
by wingnut
Wed Dec 27, 2017 6:10 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Kite choices for foiling in high winds ?
Replies: 41
Views: 4693

Re: Kite choices for foiling in high winds ?

So Peter, out of curiosity, what were the small kites that worked reasonably well in the past for you?
by wingnut
Tue Dec 26, 2017 7:11 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Merry Christmas to everyone c",)
Replies: 11
Views: 1239

Re: Merry Christmas to everyone c",)

...and a happy new year!
by wingnut
Tue Dec 26, 2017 7:09 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Kite choices for foiling in high winds ?
Replies: 41
Views: 4693

Re: Kite choices for foiling in high winds ?

is it safe to say that you can be less fussy with a smaller kite in terms of design and condition? I am keen for a 5m but budget is tight so might just have to get whatever comes along Well, sort of, I think. I have flown some small older kites in stormy conditions and found that some performance k...
by wingnut
Sun Dec 24, 2017 7:54 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Kite choices for foiling in high winds ?
Replies: 41
Views: 4693

Re: Kite choices for foiling in high winds ?

on the fence on this. I love small kites, but I payed so much for that giant light air kite that it needs to appear in my mind as an Orca not a Blue. So if I use a small bar for my small kite the difference won't be so vast. lol. Also flying blind, or by feel only, is way better on an appropriate si...

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