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20 knots and don't want it

Postby TomW » Sun Jun 25, 2017 3:35 pm

Sitting here looking out on solid 20+ knots, 1,5 m wind swell, and sunshine, getting ready to go out on surfboard.... But would have preferred 12 knots and the foil....
What a mental mess...

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Re: 20 knots and don't want it

Postby juandesooka » Sun Jun 25, 2017 3:46 pm

Bring both to the beach and mix it up! Fun and challenging to play around in varied conditions.

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Re: 20 knots and don't want it

Postby dylan* » Sun Jun 25, 2017 8:20 pm

I don't think anyone wants 1.5m wind swell lol, what a mess

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Re: 20 knots and don't want it

Postby juandesooka » Sun Jun 25, 2017 8:29 pm

Assume that means 4ft waves breaking on the sand bar. That should mean nice size swell trains in the deeper water, which may be super fun to play in. Point being... First slash some wave faces on your surfboard then go do some downwind swell carving on the foil. Don't have to choose if you can have it all. :-)

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Re: 20 knots and don't want it

Postby DukeSilver » Mon Jun 26, 2017 5:23 am

Give me 20kts every day. I went out in 10 - 12kts yesterday, kite dropped, couldn't re-launch and had a long swim in. The range in between is the best though.

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Re: 20 knots and don't want it

Postby Bletti » Mon Jun 26, 2017 5:56 am

TomW wrote:
Sun Jun 25, 2017 3:35 pm
Sitting here looking out on solid 20+ knots, 1,5 m wind swell, and sunshine, getting ready to go out on surfboard.... But would have preferred 12 knots and the foil....
What a mental mess...
Just get a 5m kite and you'll be fine!

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Re: 20 knots and don't want it

Postby Peter_Frank » Mon Jun 26, 2017 7:18 am

Ha haa, we have all been there Tom :naughty:

When learning hydrofoil and loving it more and more - we often wanted less wind (and sunny days), because it was so awesome, so "not liking" the windy days is well known :D

Later you will appreciate riding your waveboard on these days, and as others have said, mix it up with hydrofoiling in waves - it can be AWESOME :thumb:

I was out this weekend too (I guess we have the same wind as you this weekend as the low pressures are passing just from here in Denmark to Sweden)

Both on my "Wavefoil" and Waveboards.

Windy so used my 3.5 m2 :rollgrin:

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Re: 20 knots and don't want it

Postby plummet » Mon Jun 26, 2017 7:35 am

20 knots and 1.5m?

Get into on the foil. That's crappy for waves anyway!.....

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Re: 20 knots and don't want it

Postby DukeSilver » Mon Jun 26, 2017 9:30 am

Peter_Frank wrote:
Mon Jun 26, 2017 7:18 am
Ha haa, we have all been there Tom :naughty:

When learning hydrofoil and loving it more and more - we often wanted less wind (and sunny days), because it was so awesome, so "not liking" the windy days is well known :D

Later you will appreciate riding your waveboard on these days, and as others have said, mix it up with hydrofoiling in waves - it can be AWESOME :thumb:

I was out this weekend too (I guess we have the same wind as you this weekend as the low pressures are passing just from here in Denmark to Sweden)

Both on my "Wavefoil" and Waveboards.

Windy so used my 3.5 m2 :rollgrin:


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How long is the mast on your foil Peter? Looks really long :o . 1.2m?

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Re: 20 knots and don't want it

Postby Peter_Frank » Mon Jun 26, 2017 9:47 am

It is a standard (high modulus) 100 cm mast.

I think it is the 118 cm board and small kite that gives the impression the mast is longer :naughty:

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