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1085Re: [ksurfschool] Kite size & kite projected area table

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  • Hung Vu
    Feb 3, 2001
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      Chris,

      Sounds like a very good idea. It also looks like you are the
      "designated" maintainer of this "page" ;-)

      How about an HTML file (using table) such that I can put it on the
      Kitesurfing School web site easily ;-)

      Hung.

      cglazier@... wrote:
      >
      > All the new kite sizes by Wipika, ARC, Naish are confusing. So I am
      > putting together a table of some popular kites. But some
      > manufacturers don't give many specs and others like Naish don't even
      > have a working website anymore. (What's going on with Naish?).
      >
      > Anyway, here is what I have so far. If anyone has more kite specs or
      > has a URL where we can find them, please email me. When this is a
      > little more complete I will post it in the files area. And maybe Hung
      > can put it in the kitesurf school website.
      >
      > Chris Glazier
      > -------------------------------------------------------------------
      >
      > Model Area Projected Aspect Weight Wind Range?
      > (flat) Area Ratio low high
      > m2 m2 kg knots knots
      >
      > ARC, Peter Lynn (foil) http://www.peterlynnkites.co.nz/
      > 460 4.6 3.3 1.1 14 27
      > 630 6.3 4.5 1.4 11 22
      > 840 8.4 6.0 1.7 8 16
      > 1120 11.2 8.0 2.2 5 11
      >
      > Concept Air New Wave (foil) http://www.conceptair.com
      > 3.0 3.0 3.5 20 35
      > 4.1 4.1 3.5 18 30
      > 4.9 4.9 3.5 15 25
      > 6.3 6.3 3.5 12 20
      > 7.3 7.3 3.5 9 18
      > 9.3 9.3 3.5 8 15
      > 11.3 11.3 3.5 6 12
      >
      > Flexifoil Blade (foil) http://www.flexifoil.co.uk
      > 2.6 2.6 3.9
      > 3.3 3.3 4.4
      > 4.9 4.9 5.5
      > 7.2 7.2 6.5 5.2
      >
      > Mosquito Pro (foil) http://www.windtools.com
      > 4.5 4.5 15 32
      > 5.5 5.5 4.8 4.8 11 27
      > 6.5 6.5 8 21
      > 7.5 7.5 5 16
      > 9.0 9.0 2 7
      >
      > Naish AR3.5 (inflatable) http://www.kitesurfing.com
      > 3.0 3.0 3.5 25 35
      > 4.0 4.0 3.5 20 30
      > 5.0 5.0 3.5 12 25
      > 7.0 7.0 4.8 3.5 10 20
      > 9.0 9.0 5.8 3.5 6 15
      > 11.0 11.0 3.5 4 10
      >
      > Naish AR5 (inflatable) http://www.kitesurfing.com
      > 4.5 4.5 5.0 25 35
      > 5.5 5.5 5.0 18 25
      > 7.5 7.5 5.0 14 22
      > 9.5 9.5 5.4 5.0 10 18
      > 11.5 11.5 6.4 5.0 8 16
      > 13.5 13.5 5.0 6 14
      > 15.5 15.5 5.0 4 12
      >
      > Naish ARX (inflatable) (website not working 2001/02/03)
      > 3.5
      > 4.5
      > 5.5
      > 7.5
      > 9.5
      > 11.5
      > 13.5
      > 17.5
      > 19.5
      > 21.5
      > 23.5
      >
      > Wipika Classic (inflatable) http://www.wipika.com
      > 3.0 3.0 1.0 22 32
      > 4.0 4.0
      > 5.0 5.0 1.2 15 25
      > 6.5 6.5
      > 8.5 8.5 5.7 2.2 2.0 7 17
      >
      > Wipika Airblast VARC (inflatable) http://www.wipika.com
      > 3.1 4.0 3.1 2.6
      > 3.8 5.0 3.8 3.0
      > 4.9 6.5 4.9 3.5
      > 6.3 8.5 6.3 4.1
      > 8.4 11.5 8.4 4.8
      > 11.8 16.0 11.8 5.5
      > 16.4 22.0 16.4 6.4
      >
      > Wipika FreeAir VARC (inflatable) http://www.wipika.com
      > 4.4 4.4 2.8
      > 5.6 5.6 3.1
      > 7.1 7.1 3.5
      > 8.9 8.9 3.9
      > 11.5 11.5 4.6
      > 14.9 14.9 5.5
      >
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