Re: [ksurfschool] Line Length
- On 29 Sep 2004, at 14:33, speeded176 wrote:
>If a kite is on short lines then it can't build up much speed before it
> Hi Guys, I have seen a website offering line lengths from 4meters
> upwards. The description for the 13m lines for example says good for
> beginners, makes water starts easier. Can anyone comment if this
> hold true? Thanks Ian
reaches the edge of the wind window. This means the dynamic lift (not
sure if that is the right term, I mean the lift generated by the
movement of the kite) is small. If the lines are really short all you
will get is the "static lift".
I've been looking at this site too, and I would like to hear others
views on this. Is this a breakthrough in kiting safety? Should we all
be getting extra line sets?