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Re: Skoop 10.5 wind range

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  • mattllew2000
    Hey wiseass my mate flew it and thats what he said. talk less and kite more ... comment... ... was ... me) ... so ... front/back ... various ... Cabrinha ...
    Message 1 of 6 , May 1, 2002
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      Hey wiseass
      my mate flew it and thats what he said.
      talk less and kite more

      --- In kitesurf@y..., Carlo <carlo@k...> wrote:
      > it all sounds great, but you'll have to fly it before you can
      comment...
      >
      > -----Original Message-----
      > From: mattllew2000 [mailto:mattllew2000@y...]
      > Sent: Monday, April 29, 2002 12:16 PM
      > To: kitesurf@y...
      > Subject: [ksurf] Re: Skoop 10.5 wind range
      >
      >
      > In response to what you said abouut the skoop 6.5 (you thought it
      was
      > going to be very fast).... well i dont think it will be too fast, i
      > saw one and was amazed by how low aspect it looks. It is very
      > similar in outline to a 8.0m aero.
      >
      > matt
      >
      > --- In kitesurf@y..., "stonini" <stonini@y...> wrote:
      > > Hi-
      > >
      > > I just got my 10.5 Skoop last week and tested it in rather crap
      > > conditions, 10-14 knots onshore.
      > >
      > > I weigh 74 kilos, and ride a wake 140.
      > >
      > > Impressions: This kite kicks ass, for sure it can be used (for
      me)
      > > from 10-20 knots, on 10-14 knots I didn't even use the depower,
      so
      > > there was plenty of space for more wind. Plus, I had the
      front/back
      > > lines setup for max power.
      > >
      > > On test day one, the Takoon was outpacing (speed-wise) the
      various
      > > Naish and North kites sailing on that day - it just kept racing
      > > forward.
      > >
      > > Previously, I owned (actually still own - need to sell) a
      Cabrinha
      > > Black Tip 9.4 and a Naish 15.5 AR5. The Skoop will replace both
      > kites
      > > thanks to its range - also because the other two kites have shit
      > for
      > > range.
      > >
      > > What also needs to be noted, is that the turning speed of the
      > Skoop,
      > > in comparison to the those other two kites I'm replacing, is much
      > > faster; a requirement with big sizes (I wonder what a Skoop 6.5
      > would
      > > feel like...??).
      > >
      > > So my quiver will be Skoop 10.5 and then Black Tip 7.0 (plus
      > smaller
      > > stuff).
      > >
      > > I did some research on the wind range of this kite, reports
      > indicated
      > > anywhere from 8-22 knots. Better safe than sorry - 10-20 is more
      > > realistic.
      > >
      > > Steve
      > >
      > > --- In kitesurf@y..., "macca_12002" <guy.mcclements@n...> wrote:
      > > > Hi
      > > > Any info on the wind range of the 10.5 skoop , I'm 85kg on a
      160.
      > > >
      > > > Cheers.
      >
      >
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    • Sloot van der, R (Robbert)
      maybe you should click less and fly more ;-) ... Van: mattllew2000 [mailto:mattllew2000@yahoo.com] Verzonden: woensdag 1 mei 2002 13:11 Aan:
      Message 2 of 6 , May 1, 2002
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        maybe you should click less and fly more ;-)

        -----Oorspronkelijk bericht-----
        Van: mattllew2000 [mailto:mattllew2000@...]
        Verzonden: woensdag 1 mei 2002 13:11
        Aan: kitesurf@yahoogroups.com
        Onderwerp: [ksurf] Re: Skoop 10.5 wind range


        Hey wiseass
        my mate flew it and thats what he said.
        talk less and kite more

        --- In kitesurf@y..., Carlo <carlo@k...> wrote:
        > it all sounds great, but you'll have to fly it before you can
        comment...
        >
        > -----Original Message-----
        > From: mattllew2000 [mailto:mattllew2000@y...]
        > Sent: Monday, April 29, 2002 12:16 PM
        > To: kitesurf@y...
        > Subject: [ksurf] Re: Skoop 10.5 wind range
        >
        >
        > In response to what you said abouut the skoop 6.5 (you thought it
        was
        > going to be very fast).... well i dont think it will be too fast, i
        > saw one and was amazed by how low aspect it looks. It is very
        > similar in outline to a 8.0m aero.
        >
        > matt
        >
        > --- In kitesurf@y..., "stonini" <stonini@y...> wrote:
        > > Hi-
        > >
        > > I just got my 10.5 Skoop last week and tested it in rather crap
        > > conditions, 10-14 knots onshore.
        > >
        > > I weigh 74 kilos, and ride a wake 140.
        > >
        > > Impressions: This kite kicks ass, for sure it can be used (for
        me)
        > > from 10-20 knots, on 10-14 knots I didn't even use the depower,
        so
        > > there was plenty of space for more wind. Plus, I had the
        front/back
        > > lines setup for max power.
        > >
        > > On test day one, the Takoon was outpacing (speed-wise) the
        various
        > > Naish and North kites sailing on that day - it just kept racing
        > > forward.
        > >
        > > Previously, I owned (actually still own - need to sell) a
        Cabrinha
        > > Black Tip 9.4 and a Naish 15.5 AR5. The Skoop will replace both
        > kites
        > > thanks to its range - also because the other two kites have shit
        > for
        > > range.
        > >
        > > What also needs to be noted, is that the turning speed of the
        > Skoop,
        > > in comparison to the those other two kites I'm replacing, is much
        > > faster; a requirement with big sizes (I wonder what a Skoop 6.5
        > would
        > > feel like...??).
        > >
        > > So my quiver will be Skoop 10.5 and then Black Tip 7.0 (plus
        > smaller
        > > stuff).
        > >
        > > I did some research on the wind range of this kite, reports
        > indicated
        > > anywhere from 8-22 knots. Better safe than sorry - 10-20 is more
        > > realistic.
        > >
        > > Steve
        > >
        > > --- In kitesurf@y..., "macca_12002" <guy.mcclements@n...> wrote:
        > > > Hi
        > > > Any info on the wind range of the 10.5 skoop , I'm 85kg on a
        160.
        > > >
        > > > Cheers.
        >
        >
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