Yes, it's amazing how fast time flies...
It also amazing that something which has been used years ago by normal
kiters suddenly become a "new hot invention"...
5th line is great when one need it (snow, extreme light wind, extreme
big kites, etc.); other cases...
--- In email@example.com, "suntrax" <brian@s...> wrote:
> Hard to believe that 2.5 years have passed since I posted that mail,
> like 6 months ago.
> The system actualy became, and still is, popular with (older) visiting
> German tourists, our locals never got into it, probably too
> they were not under pressure to use kite leashes then.
> Amazing that it has taken so long to become a major kite feature. I
> currently know of another 2 major manufacturers that are having a
> on their 2004/2005 kites.
> BTW am just back from 5 weeks kitesurfing in Fortaleza, Brazil. I
> stated that everyone should kitesurf at least once in Cabarete
> die, I have now added a Brazil experience to that philosophy!
> Best regards
> Brian Wilson
> Tel/fax 27 (0)21 5560044
> cell; 0824656696
> 13 Bayside Centre
> Cape Town
> Mon - Fri 9am-7pm
> Sat 9am-5pm
> Sun 9.30am- 2.00pm
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Hung Vu" <hungvu2000@r...>
> To: <firstname.lastname@example.org>; <email@example.com>
> Sent: Saturday, July 31, 2004 12:00 PM
> Subject: [ksurf] 5th line patent
> > I heard that "someone" patent the 5th line idea in June 2003
> > How can "someone" patent such idea when it was "published"
> > Feb 2002 at
> > Locally, we used 5th line on snow as early as 2001.
> > "Patent office": be more competent...
> > Hung.
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