gumball wrote:Problem is, Armin wants to do just a straight low-wind test to see who can ride a board in as little wind as possible...
The foil will probably win the absolute low wind / being able to ride test because 26m projected area vs 17m projected area (25m Hellfish) has advantages even to the most stupid among us.
Cortex wrote:About waveriding I'd probably say that neither the Hellfish or the Speed are perfect for that. They are both fast (as in board-fast) kites that don't seem to have a lot of grunt. I think a kite with lower AR that sits a bit further back in the window is better suited for this. Of course the bigger sizes of both the HF and Speed will overcome this by sheer size... but in the smaller sizes I'd say
johnmelton wrote:I own a couple of Flysurfers, they are good kites. But, they definetely don't go upwind as well as the top LEI's and they don't have anywhere close to the depower of Windwings or the RRD Wave. Hopefully the Speed will close the gap.
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