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 Post subject: Most advanced kites ever
PostPosted: Tue Jun 16, 2015 8:24 am 
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I tried new Paraavis 18 in marginal (real)3-4 knots and it flies and hold air like its a pumped kite.Hydrofoiling in these conditions are just WOW!
Its next level compared to what we seen until now.
Its not any more kite surfing
It must be caled paraglide-kiting

Wing reacts so crazy well in super light wind.
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 Post subject: Re: Most advanced kites ever
PostPosted: Wed Jun 17, 2015 10:10 pm 
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Wow it looks like s copy of a chrono wow.....

Even with the change of colour on one wing tip wow......


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 Post subject: Re: Most advanced kites ever
PostPosted: Thu Jun 18, 2015 12:33 am 
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Paraavis has been making closed cell depower race kites for a while now. This one does look pretty similar in its graphics to the Chrono. The ozone bar is even funnier. But alas we can thank Elf and Paraavis for the inspiration, and Flysurfer and Ozone to develop bringing super high race wings to market.

http://www.paraavis.com/kajty-top/gvx.html

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 Post subject: Re: Most advanced kites ever
PostPosted: Thu Jun 18, 2015 8:01 am 
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plummet wrote:
Wow it looks like s copy of a chrono wow.....


Plummet, if you'd follow up kite-sports outside of your local sunny beach you would know that Paraavis is old kite maker. Fully water capable kites but main usage has been on snowkite racing in Russian kite-scene.

For another example here is a youtube-video from summer but static flying. You could check Paraavis snowkite -video from 2009 as well..



Chrono is a (bad) copy of Paraavis/Elf/Flysurfer -kites. So next time before commenting something silly do your research first.


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 Post subject: Re: Most advanced kites ever
PostPosted: Fri Jun 19, 2015 7:42 pm 
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So,
I decided to write about these kite becose i know its best race-light wind kite that fly on the sky today.
I have behind my shoulders 36 years of windsurfing and 16 years of top level active world cup competitions.
Past 4 years i start with kite racing without intention to go for racing.
Why that?
Kite race equipment is just perfect free ride equipment that alow you to start having fun from 3-4 knots on.We are all diferent so i understand that no everyone enjoy that conditions.

Im not sponsored or anything like that by Paraavis.
I was lucky to be on the right place in the right time and ask Ivan Doronin for a test ride.
Man,Crono,elf... they feel like a plastic shoping bag after you try that kite.
I admire people that are able to build somethin like that.
I have very big experience in triming and tuning and feeling changes on the sails.
I tried Chronos,Elfs....
New kite from Parravis is a "no name kite" without marketing bull shit.It have only minimalistic sail size numbers on it.
Fuck colors that looks like Ozone,its only cosmetics.
Its onother beast,beter say monster.
It flies like a solid wing and the other kites in the same conditions just fold wing tips, make kravata.
People from Paraavis ,thanx for producing these master piece. :thumb:
The others will have to by your kites and copy-paste them :lick: :lick:


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 Post subject: Re: Most advanced kites ever
PostPosted: Fri Jun 19, 2015 8:46 pm 
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3-4 knots on land =5-6 knots on water


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 Post subject: Re: Most advanced kites ever
PostPosted: Sat Jun 20, 2015 6:53 am 
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Hawaiis,
When i write 3-4 knots i mean 3-4 knots .
We also didnt belive to our eyes.
We have airport meteo station wich is not more than 500 meter away and wind is measured at ground level and also above the control tower.
In these conditions a must is to start with down loop to create a lot of aparent wind and than first two or three seconds are technicaly demanding but when you acelerate its easy like in 10 knots of wind.
We have a lot of light wind days from 3-10 knots.
These machines make it worth to go on the water and have some serious fun.


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 Post subject: Re: Most advanced kites ever
PostPosted: Sat Jun 20, 2015 8:02 am 
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I am not doubting your claim of 3-4 knots. All the videos above show the kite on land, to kite in ocean you need 5-6 knots due to the current in the ocean. Most kite companies classified their kites about 2 knots more for use in water.


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 Post subject: Re: Most advanced kites ever
PostPosted: Sat Jun 20, 2015 9:48 am 
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Yes, you are right.
We do kiteboard on north Adriatic with light to no curent.


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 Post subject: Re: Most advanced kites ever
PostPosted: Mon Jun 29, 2015 6:52 am 
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