SimonP wrote:Looks like Caloundra. The outgoing tide is at least 5 knots so that's 13+ knots apparent wind. The problem is that once you're in the air there's no power and you fall like a stone. The skill is in getting good pop.
Not true, sorry to say....
If there is a 5 knot current upwind in 8 knots of wind, well, then there is exactly the same conditions as if you were riding in 13 knots of wind regarding jumping, absolutely no difference whatsoever.
You DONT drop faster, nor slower, thats for sure
I know how hard this relative thinking can be (and not talking about Albert Einstein here....), so I understand it is not easy to grasp:naughty: