Archiv des Autors: Horst Sergio

Unexpected a post from 2018 about using Flysurfers “PEAK4” land kite on the water became one of the most popular of kiteforum: https://kiteforum.com/viewtopic.php?f=197&t=2401224 As expected, the Peak4 in 3; 4 and 5 m² became my main hydrofoil kites, but also many other (wave) hydrofoilers shared the joy of its unique flying characteristics. After now nearly two years I still fly the kites without too much trim correction most time unhooked on short 9 – 12 m lines, if I am…

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Wing foiling seems to become a serious and big part of surfing world not just since kiteforum added it as new “main Forum”. One of the main reasons could be its accessibility. What I feel compared to windsurfing, kiting and surfing, accessibility here means more beginner friendly and more spots and conditions to do it or at least easier to reach them with the equipment. If I am right these are similar reasons which allowed kitesurfing to outperformed windsurfing nearly…

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These days I had the chance to test 2 short times the new Duotone wing called ECHO in the size 6,0 m². But as I see more and more questions about sizes of wings and foils for winging I want to share my impressions about that first.

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Mein erster Eindruck nach 2 Tests in einer breiten Windrange auf dem Foil: Ich weiß, dass sich „MEHR Sprunghöhe“ immer am besten verkauft, aber das sollte nicht das Hauptargument bei einem Wechsel von Soul zu Sonic3 sein. Wer das dennoch glaubt, sollte mal recherchieren, welche Rekorde schon mit dem Soul aufgestellt wurden und dann das Geld lieber in Schulungsstunden investieren. Sofern ich das folgende Entwicklungsziel des Sonic3 richtig interpretiert habe, sehe ich es als voll erfüllt an: Die Leistung des…

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