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Re: Kite loop to waterstart

Postby plummet » Thu Feb 08, 2018 6:56 pm

Peter_Frank wrote:
Mon Feb 05, 2018 10:35 pm
Maybe slightly off topic (or not), but some seem to advice to backloop to start in the lowest wind ?

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Depends on the kite and the conditions.

Ultralight wind on the 12m foil do a big back loop and shoot the kite low through the powerzone. That is typically enough to get me up and planing with the kite pointing i the right direction.
Small lei slightly underpowered. Front loop if thats enough to get be going. IF not the back loop to pull me up out of the water followed by a front loop.

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Re: Kite loop to waterstart

Postby Pedro Marcos » Fri Feb 09, 2018 1:00 pm

If i feel i just need 1 loop to get going i backloop, if its not enough, i start with the downloop and the a backloop (kiteloop). First one to put me on the board, second to give me the speed to get on the foil, with some pumping mixed.


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