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Cabrinha SB 2014 Wind Range

Postby Captain_East » Sun Aug 25, 2013 11:01 am

Dears,

Thanks GOD, last month it just clicked with me after long time practicing and I can easily go down/up wind.

Looking forward to buy a 2014 SB, If I'm 77 KG and Riding mostly in the Egypt's steady winds at 12 - 19 knots.

Should I go for the 12m or the 10m ?

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Re: Cabrinha SB 2014 Wind Range

Postby dejavu » Sun Aug 25, 2013 11:06 am

I would suggest that at 12kn a 10M would not be suitable, at 19KN a ten would just be OK.

Suggest a 12M

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Re: Cabrinha SB 2014 Wind Range

Postby kiteontario » Sun Aug 25, 2013 1:25 pm

I'm 83kg and use my 10m SB when the wind gets steady over 15 knots. That's with a wakestyle board and chop. 12m fine below that.

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Re: Cabrinha SB 2014 Wind Range

Postby kiteontario » Sun Aug 25, 2013 1:28 pm

Maybe get an 11m? Might miss a bit on the lighter wind days unless you get a 14m

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Re: Cabrinha SB 2014 Wind Range

Postby MattyRossJa » Sun Aug 25, 2013 3:01 pm

kiteontario wrote:Maybe get an 11m? Might miss a bit on the lighter wind days unless you get a 14m


i agree .. .only 77 KG ... my 10m switchblade was my first kite and was suitable in 15-25 knots ... now i ride an 11m which does the same but with more punch :) ... as a beginner I don't think you'd want that punch from a 12m.

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Re: Cabrinha SB 2014 Wind Range

Postby dyyylan » Sun Aug 25, 2013 6:03 pm

florida conditions i ride the 12m from 12 to 20 knots, 9m from about 18 to 28 knots. i am 63 kg

i wouldn't get anything smaller than a 12 for max 19 knots

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Re: Cabrinha SB 2014 Wind Range

Postby SSK » Sun Aug 25, 2013 6:44 pm

I am the same weight as you, and I am on my 12 until about 15kts - 16kts. So I agree with dyylan you need a 12 if you want to cover that whole range. I doubt I could fly a 10 below 15kts and have any fun. I have not rode the 11M, but from what I have heard it is more in the range of the 10M but a little more low end. But 12-19kts in some places is not the same as in other. If your saying half the number of days it is below 15 and the other half it is above 15 then I would for sure get the 12 because you will be sitting a lot of days out. If you are saying it starts off in the mornings in the lower end, but ramps up by the end of the day to the 16-19 conditions then I would get the 10 and get out later in the day.

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Re: Cabrinha SB 2014 Wind Range

Postby Lanc » Mon Aug 26, 2013 6:54 am

I would also suggest you get the 12m if the wind never goes above 20kn. I've had the 11m 2013 for the past season and it served me well from 14-22kn. Sweet spot is 17-18kn. I'm 70kg.

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Re: Cabrinha SB 2014 Wind Range

Postby barneskite28 » Mon Aug 26, 2013 2:25 pm

I would definitely go with the 12, give me ahout on samui (at) kite boarding asia . com and i can help you out.

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