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Re: [ksurf] How cold can you kite??? 3 degrees on/in water

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  • Eddy Cormon
    On the water with 3degrees Celcius in water of 3 degrees Celcius. Just don t drop your kite too much. Please note: If the air is cold, the wind has more power.
    Message 1 of 9 , Jan 11, 2004
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      On the water with 3degrees Celcius in water of 3 degrees Celcius.
      Just don't drop your kite too much.
      Please note:
      If the air is cold, the wind has more power. Molecules thighter to
      each other ??
      So you can use a smaller size kite compared to 25 degrees Celcius.
      Eddy
      --- In kitesurf@yahoogroups.com, "Paul Matousek" <paul@p...> wrote:
      > It's amzing how aerobic snowkiting is. Even at -20C air temp I work
      up quite
      > a sweat and have to take off a few layers. In light winds trying to
      launch
      > my darn foils is more of a work out than flying them.
      >
      > -P
      >
      > BTW - the Red Sea is awesome!!! I have great memories of hutting
      with the
      > Bedoin folk. Love to go back. Great snorkling too!
      > ----- Original Message -----
      > From: "coyoteboy_mcm767" <no_reply@yahoogroups.com>
      > To: <kitesurf@yahoogroups.com>
      > Sent: Friday, January 09, 2004 8:15 AM
      > Subject: Re: [ksurf] How cold can you kite???
      >
      >
      > > Good thought, though it could still be water. -50 windchill would
      > > still be pretty harsh! Not much fun id guess.
      > > J
      > >
      > > --- In kitesurf@yahoogroups.com, Marleau Belanger <marzz0@s...>
      wrote:
      > > > He's not talking about water kitesurfing...that must be snow
      > > > kiteboarding. WE were kiteboarding in -40C on Lake Manitoba last
      > > > weekend. It was too cold for me. Like....you can do it but I
      had to
      > > stop
      > > > once every 5 minutes....and warm up for a minute
      > > >
      > > >
      > > > -----Original Message-----
      > > > From: coyoteboy_mcm767 [mailto:no_reply@yahoogroups.com]
      > > > Sent: January 9, 2004 6:39 AM
      > > > To: kitesurf@yahoogroups.com
      > > > Subject: Re: [ksurf] How cold can you kite???
      > > >
      > > > --- In kitesurf@yahoogroups.com, "Paul Matousek" <paul@p...>
      wrote:
      > > > > Been there, done that - would rather not do it again! -50C
      > > > windchill is my
      > > > > cutoff . It's the prep that get's me - hard to get the lines
      > > right
      > > > in the
      > > > > van.
      > > > >
      > > > > -P in NW Ont
      > > >
      > > > We were -9 windchill the other day, and i thought that was
      cold!!
      > > You
      > > > guys must be made of steel! Presume you wear drysuits? In -50
      > > > windchill your skin is supposed to freeze on contact with the
      air!
      > > >
      > > > J
      > > >
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