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Re: [ksurf] Re: How do you land a 2-line foil

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  • mans collner
    ...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
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      ...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)))

      /Måns

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      >From: "Jimmy C" <jimmy_c@...>
      >To: kitesurf@egroups.com
      >Subject: [ksurf] Re: How do you land a 2-line foil
      >Date: tis 2 maj 2000 21.14
      >

      > Greg,
      >
      > 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...
      >
      > -Jim
      >
      >
      > --- In kitesurf@egroups.com, "Greg Walsh" <gregwal@e...> wrote:
      >> Yo Group
      >>
      >> How do you land a 2-line, relaunchable foil by yourself if you
      >> don't
      >> have a reel bar or a beach full of rubbish bins to park it against?
      >> Is
      >> there a neet, elegant way to do it?
      >>
      >> Greg
      >
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