Re: [ksurf] AW: boardsize
- In a message dated 9/4/98 9:36:00 AM EST, srosso@... writes:
has someone seen the new waterkites from Peter Lynn?
A dealer from Augsburg/Germany told me it looks like a nasa-wing,
and the 4 m² version has the same power as a 5 m² peel.
The price is around DEM 300,-/$ 170,- .
Nothing more is known.
best regards from Kiel
WOW ! Good price and lots of power... but a Nasa wing is very inneficient
to go upwind, isnt it ??
Why are they special for water traction ? are they relaunchable ? I looked
on the web and i couldnt find anything !
>>The Peter Lyn Sea Quad is not yet setup for water relaunch. from the posts in
rec.kites its a little hard to launch unassisted on land. this kite has a
single rod that goes the entire leading edge in a arc, with battons running
down its lenth. it looks more like a Wipica laid out on the ground with rods
replacing the tubes.
attached is a picture found in the rec.kites picture gateway. I'm told this
kites has better control and power than a peel or a foil. Fliers with the
test prototypes have been smoking buggiers with foils in europe and new