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Re: Kiteskiing questions

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  • hink_trent
    The method I describe is for open-cell foils. with your valved foils launching may require that you pre-inflate the foil. ... to ... hard ... get
    Message 1 of 4 , Mar 3, 2002
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      The method I describe is for open-cell foils. with your valved foils
      launching may require that you pre-inflate the foil.

      --- In ksurfschool@y..., "hink_trent" <hink_trent@y...> wrote:
      > With the kite packed in the manner described above it is possible
      to
      > just unroll the kite and spread it face up. with the brakes already
      > applied the kite should inflate and just sit there while you
      > carefully unwind the lines. In practice the kite may take off in a
      > gust and spin a few twists in the lines. The kite won't pull to
      hard
      > because the brakes are applied. You can just twist the handles to
      get
      > the twists out before you unwrap the last bit of brake lines and
      > prepare to launch.
      >
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