Re: [ksurf] Re: How do you land a 2-line foil
- ...How long lines do you use?
I belive this way,you have large chance of tangling lines and you need to
have a spot thats suit this method.
But for sure you will have fun trying :o)))
>From: "Jimmy C" <jimmy_c@...>
>Subject: [ksurf] Re: How do you land a 2-line foil
>Date: tis 2 maj 2000 21.14
> My friend came up with a good technique we use with our Mosquitos.
> First, get off your board and walk up to shore. Then remove your
> leash from your ankle. Slowly drop the kite to the edge of the
> window...eventually putting the kite in the water at the edge. You
> want to put the kite down on the side where it will be farthest from
> shore when it hits the water (or on the side with the least wind if
> in a bay or something like that). Then while keeping hold of the
> handle RUN to meet the kite as it floats in.
> It works very well...no problems yet. Just make sure you keep hold of
> the handle, in case you abort your run and need to control the kite
> in a relaunch. The kite won't relaunch unless you get a super
> powerful gust or it reaches the beach before you grab it. If that
> happens you'll need to do the football tackle on it...
> --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "Greg Walsh" <gregwal@e...> wrote:
>> Yo Group
>> How do you land a 2-line, relaunchable foil by yourself if you
>> have a reel bar or a beach full of rubbish bins to park it against?
>> there a neet, elegant way to do it?
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