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Foil for both kite & windsurf?

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by morrison » Sat Sep 22, 2018 6:50 am

Seeking information on foils appropriate for both windsurf and kitesurf.
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by Alton » Sat Sep 22, 2018 7:12 am

morrison wrote:Seeking information on foils appropriate for both windsurf and kitesurf.

You might be out of luck. Francis rides his Naish windfoil as a kite foil. He makes it work but it's not idea.
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by grantmac » Sat Sep 22, 2018 9:07 am

MAYBE slingshot with two wings?
How much do you weigh and where do you usually sail?
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by Francis » Sat Sep 22, 2018 9:39 am

Alton wrote:
morrison wrote:Seeking information on foils appropriate for both windsurf and kitesurf.

You might be out of luck. Francis rides his Naish windfoil as a kite foil. He makes it work but it's not idea.


Yes I ride a naish trust foil and use for both windsurf and kitesurf as well
The foil parts are all interchangable. As Alton mention it's not ideal because I cheap out I only bought the extra front wing for kite without the fuselage so it's a little unresponsive and tough to maneuver,
It will work and I'm happy :)
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by adam2 » Sat Sep 22, 2018 10:08 am

I have a clone of the Slingshot H2 setup that I use for windfoiling. The wing is medium in size and aspect ratio. I have a two fuselages one for kiting and one for windsurfing. I haven't kited it yet, but it's similar to my previous kitefoil setup so it should be okay for me.
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by telus022420 » Sat Sep 22, 2018 10:26 am

A couple of all sports foil.

https://www.mantafoils.com/

https://takumaaustralia.com.au

Jumping or going out in waves: The larger the surface area of the wing the harder it is on your equipment/fin box when you land.
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by Francis » Sat Sep 22, 2018 1:02 pm

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Jumping or going out in waves: The larger the surface area of the wing the harder it is on your equipment/fin box when you land.[/quote]

Jumping?? It can be costly, I'll stick with my regular equipment beside
I'm too old for that:-)
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by Michael » Sat Sep 22, 2018 3:12 pm

Francis wrote:Jumping?? It can be costly, I'll stick with my regular equipment beside
I'm too old for that:-)


Come on Francis, go for it!


I also have the Naish foil but have not yet been successful in getting it going. You can give me some tips this fall. I've been using it on the 4 in 1 starboard sup though so I'd like to try out your Naish Hover sometime if I can?

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by telus022420 » Sat Sep 22, 2018 4:27 pm

Instead of running use a bike.
https://youtu.be/53JMt5w-25E
https://youtu.be/r5j-MRTrChM

https://youtu.be/lAtnY7nEqiM


OR

Get a rope and tie it around one of the logs or pier at the spit. Maybe the river current is strong enough to fly in place.

https://youtu.be/J7V5BzvZKmM
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by Francis » Sun Sep 23, 2018 12:13 pm

Michael wrote:. I've been using it on the 4 in 1 starboard sup though so I'd like to try out your Naish Hover sometime if I can?

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Hey Michael, feel free to try out my gear, if you see me out there just give me a shout, I usually foil at Jericho on NW wind or Nexen on inflow. Cheers,
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