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19781Re: [ksurf] kiting by yourself

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  • Dwight & Jacky
    Oct 1, 2000
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      > I find it better to deploy the leash when the kite is a few meters of the
      > ground, at the edge of the window (is this what you mean Dwight?).

      Yep. I'm not a very good teacher. I just do it rather quickly all at once.

      That way,
      > the leading edge is facing the wind by the time the kite lands on the
      > ground, and there is less chance of the kite getting blown back into the
      > middle of the window. It's a pretty reliable way of landing the kite. I
      > landed the kite on a tiny beach just big enough for the kite to fit before
      > (when I needed to).
      > To do this, you have to land the kite on the opposite side to your leash.
      > DT
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