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The wingtip lower than the board game.

Postby plummet » Fri Nov 17, 2017 6:53 am

Was amusing myself today tacking upwind. How low can I get the kite? how high can I ride the foil? Can I get the wingtip lower than the board height. The answer is yes!
Then how long and I ride with wingtip lower than the board?
Then can I tap the water with the kite and not stall out?....

An amusing game to play.

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Re: The wingtip lower than the board game.

Postby PD Gorby 67 » Fri Nov 17, 2017 4:28 pm

I just figured out that you are talking about the Kite wingtip, and not the HF wing tip.

Less confusing now.

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Re: The wingtip lower than the board game.

Postby Jyoder » Fri Nov 17, 2017 6:50 pm

Not on purpose, but I’ve crashed the kite by accident while on foil and managed to relaunch and keep riding before stalling out. I’ve seen videos of people doing this on purpose.

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Re: The wingtip lower than the board game.

Postby plummet » Fri Nov 17, 2017 7:12 pm

Jyoder wrote:
Fri Nov 17, 2017 6:50 pm
Not on purpose, but I’ve crashed the kite by accident while on foil and managed to relaunch and keep riding before stalling out. I’ve seen videos of people doing this on purpose.
Next time your out do it on purpose. Get the kite real low, then tap the water with the wing tip!

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Re: The wingtip lower than the board game.

Postby max » Fri Nov 17, 2017 10:34 pm

plummet wrote:
Fri Nov 17, 2017 7:12 pm
Jyoder wrote:
Fri Nov 17, 2017 6:50 pm
Not on purpose, but I’ve crashed the kite by accident while on foil and managed to relaunch and keep riding before stalling out. I’ve seen videos of people doing this on purpose.
Next time your out do it on purpose. Get the kite real low, then tap the water with the wing tip!

did it yesterday :)


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