Beamrider wrote:VXR 18m
Beamrider wrote:- is the V3 60 more powerful (=more upwind and speed) than the V2 60 One Design?
- how would you compare the turning/manouverability of the abovementioned boards?
- I have to learn to jibe: is the V3 60 board difficult to learn on?
Thanks again in advance!!!
Flyboy wrote:Fascinating to hear about these light wind locations. Are you saying that these 6 - 10 kt winds are steady enough that you don't have to worry about lulls that will result in the kite falling out of the sky?
In these super light winds, is there really any advantage in a de-tuned "free-ride" board rather than a full-on race board design? In wind that light you are surely entirely dependent on apparent wind for power, so powered jibing wouldn't be much of a factor - in fact, the trick would be keeping the kite flying when your board speed drops off during the turn?
note: Dyno 18m and I'm 120 - 125 kg
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