RE: [ksurf] Re: Gusty winds: what kite?
- It did fly strangely on land, only because none of us were really used to
it, the guys who flew it best were hooked in and heavily loading it before
turning it back to boost.
When I flew it I was feeling a bit old :-), wearing someone else too big
harness, and I am very wary of jumping on land with a kite I am unfamiliar
with, and generally reluctant to jump on land anyway due to the 6 crushed
vertebrae I have sustained in previous accidents (1 kite and 2 motorcycle
It seemed to me that you had to maintain load on the front lines, if not it
would tend to stall, this is easier on the water as you are going to be
constantly in the trim loop and edging hard against the pull of the kite.
Single skin slip'n'slides are better than double skin ribbed inflated ones
126 Beach St, Coogee, NSW, Australia 2034
Open 7 Days 9.30 - 5.30
Also at 386 Latrobe Terrace Geelong Vic
From: callum@... [mailto:callum@...]
Sent: Friday, 30 November 2001 8:49
Subject: [ksurf] Re: Gusty winds: what kite?
I think it was only out for about 3 runs. I'm pretty sure it was kane
riding it, I was busy launching so didn't watch it to closely...
It'd didn't look like it flew all that well on the beach, but then I
know nothing about it!! Looked like it'd make a good slip'n'slide to
me! Would have been good to have sceen it in action in good
--- In kitesurf@y..., "Kitepower" <kitepower@b...> wrote:
> I must have been in the shed doing AKSA stuff, but I don't think
> getting any jumps were they?
> Kane and Adrian reckon it is the most high jumping kite they have
> flown, which is impressive coming from them.
> Cya and
> Steve McCormack
> 126 Beach St, Coogee, NSW, Australia 2034
> Open 7 Days 9.30 - 5.30
> Also at 386 Latrobe Terrace Geelong Vic
> -----Original Message-----
> From: callum@d... [mailto:callum@d...]
> Sent: Friday, 30 November 2001 8:13
> To: kitesurf@y...
> Subject: [ksurf] Re: Gusty winds: what kite?
> >and it was a
> > pity we never had the right wind to get one of the Pharcs on the ?
> >water too
> Did you miss that Steve? saturday morning I think someone went out
> the p-arc? We are think about the same kite? the big blue and whit
> Just wondering if I was seeing things!!
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