--- In ksurfschool@y..., Mel <kitebord@p...> wrote:
> You can go upwind better with 20s IF you're powered up, but if
> powered up enough to park the kite on 40s, they you'll go upwind
> with 20s (because you'd be underpowered on the 20s).
> I think this discussion started by a suggestion of short lines to
> high end of a big kite (to reduce the gap before switching to an
> small kite), which I countered with a suggestion that long lines
> extend the low end range of that small kite by a greater amount
> reduce the gap more).
> Flowbees, Skytes, & the soon-to-be-released Chinook are all
reported to work
> at any length setting.
Thanks for explaining it once again ..It seems right to have longer
lines so you have more area to work whith..Especially if the wind is
a little gusty wich it tends to be most of the time where i kite..