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anybody an idea how short i can go with line lenght on lei kite for hydrofoiling? want the most reactive and quick turning kite possible. kite sizes are 12/9/7 - will use the bar on all of the kites in my range. are 16m lines realistic to use on my range? are there big disadvantages of shorter lines?
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16m is no problem, just try it. Give yourself some time on it to get used to it. After a few days you will have a better idea how it works for you.
When I still used tubes I was on 14m most of the time and 10m sometimes.
Now on Hyperlink (foil) I am using mostly 12m, 10m and 7m lines.
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