27158Re: ARC 840?
- Mar 5, 2001--- In kitesurf@y..., "Roy Payne" <roy.payne=kite@b...> wrote:
> Help starting out - What to buy? - ARC?some days
> Directional board (still deciding brand/size), 10-15kts average -
> more. Would a ARC 840 be a good choice or the 1120? The cost ofimported
> inflatables put me off these even though they may be better forlearning on.
> If the 1120 is preferred for this wind will it be possible to learn
> I cannot find much information on 'real' wind/weight performance
> kites - can anyone provide some feedback here?anyone else
> I was considering converting one of my old wave boards to learn on
> initially - I realise it would be too big & heavy to jump - has
> used old boards? (8'6 pintail - no I don't have a surfboard toconvert). I
> thought this may enable me to get the basics on the wave board andthen
> purchase a more advanced & smaller directional or twin tip.
> Years of windsurf & some stunt kite experience.
> NB I weigh ~ 75kg.
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