Hung Vu <hungvu@...
> There is no such thing as a non water relauncheable foil. When there is
> adequate wind, one should be able to relaunch an opened cell foil fairly
> easily. Of course you have to do that skillfully and in less than 1
> minute before the water get in to the kite. I have learned such
> techniques after 2 years of using my opened cell XXXL on water and now
> am very confident with relaunching an opened cell foil when there is
> adequate wind (adequate wind is when the foil can fly stable straight
> over head without having to move the kite).
Wow! That's pretty impressive. The foil guys around here are pretty good
(way better than me), & I've never seen them relaunch (unless you count the
kite just BARELY touching the water for a fraction of a second). Are your
techniques posted on your website?