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the future is bright, the future is foil

Posted: Mon Feb 17, 2003 9:02 pm
by pete.b
yeap thats right guys, not only a foil but a blade, 8m jump in 8 knots , check out chris calthrops site using a prototype blade 3.
buy the way pump me up, if yove got the balls to check this site out you might find some facts out about foils, ie photos & documentation to show what a blade can do, like holding the kite speed record, kite surfing jaws, probably one of the biggest waves on the planet

show me a lei that can do this, hows that for efficiency.

Posted: Mon Feb 17, 2003 10:08 pm
by Carver

Looks pretty sick to me !!!
But I just can't get Photoshop out of my head on this one....

Posted: Mon Feb 17, 2003 10:11 pm
by Guest
well, you CAN just make suck a picture like above, and print some text on it.... that's really easy... but you'll never know, this might be the ultimate light-wind kite :D

Posted: Mon Feb 17, 2003 10:31 pm
by Guest
Blades are great kites, and I'm sure they work great in light wind, but if you know anything about wind, you will know that you don't get white caps like that in 8 knots.

Posted: Mon Feb 17, 2003 10:41 pm
by zfennell
where is the above mentioned web site?

Posted: Mon Feb 17, 2003 10:42 pm
by zfennell
never mind, i got it.

Posted: Mon Feb 17, 2003 11:44 pm
by sq225917
yeh the wind reading is a crock of shit unless he has it one 50m lines.

Posted: Mon Feb 17, 2003 11:53 pm
by Peter_Frank
No way - when there are whitecaps like that, it is usually at least 12-14 knots of wind !!!

So the beach must have less wind where the anemometer is :o

Posted: Tue Feb 18, 2003 2:40 am
by Guest
Geez...are you for real... or just really gullible??

and blind too!.. you dont get whitecaps like that in 8 knots


Posted: Tue Feb 18, 2003 3:15 am
by Guest
I could care less what the future is for long as I am still in the ocean surfing...the kite is my engine, thats all.