Re: [ksurf] Naish AR5 and Reelbars
I was at W.Dennis demoing a friend's Mosquito 5.5 in overpowering
conditions. I tried to land the kite in front of him but missed, it
kind of stalled and went into a death spiral back into the power
zone, which dragged me about 20ft up the beach (board and all). then
the kite slammed down behind the bathhouse. Mental. I was very lucky
that I didn't hurt myself or anyone on the beach as there were many
families walking about. No equipment damage either, though my friend
was not happy.
Moral of the story - don't let me use your kite and I'm definitely
buying a reel bar.
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "Dave Raue" <theraves@e...> wrote:
> Where were you? There are also lots of wide beaches with few
> We also love to hear kitemares, please share!
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Jimmy C" <jimmy_c@...>
> To: <email@example.com>
> Sent: Monday, April 10, 2000 5:15 PM
> Subject: [ksurf] Naish AR5 and Reelbars
> > Has anyone come out with a 4 line reelbar? And/or what detrimental
> > effects are made by converting a 4-line Naish AR5 to a 2 line?
> > are there any good 2-line reelbars for less than $500- ?
> > I had a bad kitemare trying to land a kite...overflew the beach
> > dragged up onto it. On Cape Cod reels will be a necessity b/c of
> > narrow beaches and many windsurfers and beachgoers.
> > Thanks.
> > The Kitesurf Group is sponsored by Windtools
> > The ULTIMATE Kitesurfing Stuff
> > Visit http://www.windtools.de