- PS: Don't compare Seasmicks with Psycho's.
Seasmicks has quite low power - Psycho's has incredible, awesome
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "Peter Frank <pf@4...>" <pf@4...>
> Even with indefinite depower, you still wish to change to a smallerhas
> kite, when the wind picks up - because smaller foils turn faster,
> less drag, and relaunches better.will
> So even though you can use one size in a huge wind range - many
> change size to be PERFECTLY powered !flown
> There are kites with even more depower than the Psycho's: The
> Seasmick f.ex (not used anymore I think) !
> Here you can almost fully speak about indefinite depower, as it can
> be angled with zero AOA.
> But still - no kite has indefinite depower, as the drag from the
> profile always will set limitations, so you has to change to a
> smaller kite in real heavy winds.
> This is why they have different sizes.
> Huge depower is a good safety option, and allows you to handle
> changing conditions too.
> :-) Peter
> --- In email@example.com, dlent@n... wrote:
> > Okay, being a foil to inflatible guy, I'll bite. Has anybody
> one of these? Their
> > web page claims the large one has no upper range and that they
> doesn't publish
> > ranges because they don't truly estimate their awesome depower.
> That sounds
> > great but I'm wondering if this is so why do they have more than
> one size? If the
> > biggest has no upper range why get the next size etc....
> > D