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Any recommendations on a kite for a beginner?
I bought a used 2001 Cabrinha black tip 9.4m a year ago. I've been pretty satisfied with it but I've put it through a lot and I think it will die soon.
So any thoughts on a good 4-line kite for a beginner who will probably crash the kite fair amount? Around here in New York, I usually go in 10-20 knot winds, but in stronger winds on trips.
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the Toro and Aero are good intermediate kites IMO.
You may go for the 14 sqm site in that wind speed.
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The flexifoil storm is v stable & very well made, with a good wind range.
I find it v forgiving & would pass onto anyone starting
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