Re: 1 Kite for 2
- Check http://groups.yahoo.com/group/ksurfschool/message/1930
P.S. I went out kitesnowboarding again today with the Concept Air 6.0
with another kitesnowboarder using Naish 11.5. The wind picked up and
he had to switch to the Naish 7.5 while I still used my Concept Air.
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "illbeback1999
<illbeback1999@y...>" <illbeback1999@y...> wrote:
> Hello Hung,6.0
> tell us more on how to convert a foil to a "sled"!
> --- In email@example.com, Hung Vu <hungvu@n...> wrote:
> > We have been blessing with excellent winter wind and snow this
> winter so
> > far (more wind to come tomorrow).
> > I went out kitesnowboarding today with my foil/sled Concept Air
> > (depowered as a sled) in wind around 17 to 27 knots (peak gust
> > knots). I was a bit overpowered but did just fine. This is thewind
> > normally use my Naish 5.5.
> > I also use my foil/sled Concept Air 6.0 EX's as a flat foil in 10-
> 11 to
> > 18 knots (the normally I use my Naish 11.5 for from 9 - 18 knots).
> > So my sled/foil Concept Air 6.0 EX's is almost equal the Naish 5.5
> > 11.5.
> > P.S. I start using same kite sizes for kitesnowboarding as for
> > kitesurfing (as long as you have some snow to edge decently it's
> > same); because it's easier and higher to jump in power-upcondition.
> > P.P.S., And this is in cold air around -20C. I am not sure what
> > meter that the yatch club nearby used but it seems to measure both
> > winter wind and summer wind similarly (same power as I feel from
> > kite)
> > P.P.P.S, I am in the process of converting my XXXL to a foil/sled.
> > Hung.