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Re: Naish Draft 2013 to replace a 2011 bolt : your advice pl

Postby fancynik » Mon Aug 19, 2013 8:55 pm

Someone already tested the Draft 7m²? What's the low end?

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Re: Naish Draft 2013 to replace a 2011 bolt : your advice pl

Postby TheRussian » Tue Aug 20, 2013 8:39 am

I used the 12m for the first time & although I was dismissive of the hype re hangtime, it feels more like paragliding than kitesurfing ! I found the jumping was very easy & when you timed everything correctly, the height & float were better than anything else I have ever ridden. I found I was up there so long, you have time for a few tricks and then can take in the view !

The kite throws you upwind, as it should being a race kite, but was also usable enough for powered waveriding. The kites feel very powerful and the shape of the canopy in the sky looks very different - especially in black/red.

The bar material is a little on the course side and afterwards, I found that some skin had fallen off. The swivel is good, but needs a little persuasion at times to work properly.

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Re: Naish Draft 2013 to replace a 2011 bolt : your advice pl

Postby madmax7 » Wed Aug 21, 2013 3:28 am

In may in Maui, I got to ride a new 9 M Park and a new 9m draft

The Draft is slower in turning

Seems no one has mentioned it

Max

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Re: Naish Draft 2013 to replace a 2011 bolt : your advice pl

Postby tautologies » Wed Aug 21, 2013 11:29 am

madmax7 wrote:In may in Maui, I got to ride a new 9 M Park and a new 9m draft

The Draft is slower in turning

Seems no one has mentioned it

Max


I think that is expected from a high ar kite but I think you are right :)


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