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abel
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Re: Light wind kites

Postby abel » Sat Dec 23, 2017 5:56 pm

BJkitesurf wrote:
Thu Dec 21, 2017 3:38 pm
Airush Ultra 12 is amazing !! Go for it.. I , 200 lbs ride on Drifter 2017 12,9,7 and Shinn Foil.
Ultra 12... +1
Today I managed to water start in 7 lully knots (with a Silente).
Great drif during the lulls.
From 8 sustained or 9 knots up, a piece of cake.
Made me wonder if a15m2 would be better (despite most comments that a 12 is about the max recommended size for a LEI).

Wielandt
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Re: Light wind kites

Postby Wielandt » Sat Dec 23, 2017 11:00 pm

I foil with Airush Ultra 9-12 and with a Storm Voyager 15. IMO there is a noticeable difference between the Ultra 12 and the Storm 15 in how low the wind they are foilable. The 15 m gets going in next to no wind with 30 m 1 mm thick kite lines.

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Re: Light wind kites

Postby plummet » Sun Dec 24, 2017 1:32 am

At 78kg i'm going on my small pocket board in 6 knots on the 12 chrono.


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