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meccaloha
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Any review on the Naish Draft 14m

Postby meccaloha » Wed Jun 26, 2013 11:10 pm

Hi there!
Does anyone have any comments on the Naish Draft 14mts?
Bar pressure??
Low end performance??
Turning speed?
Wind Range??
Thanks a lot

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Re: Any review on the Naish Draft 14m

Postby TheRussian » Wed Apr 23, 2014 12:53 pm

Hi,

I have used the14m in a range of conditions, it excels at the lower range and I found has a large overlap of "usability" with the 17m - it is closer in feel to the 17m as a lightwind kite with upper range, but I would not use it over the 12m in constant 20-25knts.

Bar pressure - you're asking the wrong person, I come from the Pumping Iron spectrum of preference - it is fine for me and both the 17m & 14m loop nicely.

As mentioned the low end is very good, providing you are on the right board - the 14m powers a Sector 54 along (& my 95kgs), when no one else can move. In the upper wind ranges, the kite unlocks great hangtime when everyone else can barely move.

Turning speed - medium to ok/adequate for a 14m
Windrange - for you....no idea (as it depends on so many variables... weight/experience/conditions/preferences) - for me on a range of boards (Sector 54/SB's & Mutant) and bearing in mind I use the 17m in low wind - 18 to 23 knots ideally.

Hope that helps :bye:


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