Re: light wind kite
- Hi See my inserts below...
--- In ksurfschool@y..., "vasvari54" <Shenmen@s...> wrote:
> Hi out there,
> I need to buy a light wind kite to complement a 10m RRD conv. About
> my skill level I say, I am happily staying upwind and learning to
> jibe on directionals (6'4 and 5'), my weight is 67kg. I gathered
> the messages, that I probably need a kite around 15m.
> I am puzzled about
> 1.what style and aspect ratio should I go for? I understand that
> aspect ratio should be higher on a big kite, but how high, so that
> is still comfortable to handle for a not very experienced kiter?
Medium aspect 16's still work fine, look at the north rhino, naish
aero style... Can't put a number on the aspect, different co's
measure it differently.
> 2. What brands should I go for? Probably second hand, last year
Some people are selling rhino's now, you can't go far past that IMO.
> 3. I am using a 50cm bar. Should I get a longer one, or it would be
> fine on a big kite?
Dunno possibly, chances are the kite will be sold with the bar... I
ride my 12.2 lift (15.1 flat) with a 55cm bar, but the lift does turn
quicker than most...
> Thanks for any advise