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by cactus
Thu Nov 04, 2010 8:48 pm
Forum: Kite Buggying
Topic: Heads up for Hunstanton
Replies: 6
Views: 2549

Re: Heads up for Hunstanton

Well done Mate, so close to the big 40. Should be finished with your board next week and then I need to make myself one, so I can get out there again. :-D
by cactus
Wed Nov 03, 2010 11:38 pm
Forum: Kite Buggying
Topic: DIY Speedboard info
Replies: 52
Views: 20945

Re: DIY Speedboard info

Cheers for that Mike, that's very interesting. A mate, who showed me how to make kiteboards, told me about this. I did not know it was called infusion moulding. You have to get your quantities spot on though. I will post a photo diary of the process I use for Garry's board, let me know what you thin...
by cactus
Wed Nov 03, 2010 9:18 pm
Forum: Kite Buggying
Topic: Heads up for Hunstanton
Replies: 6
Views: 2549

Re: Heads up for Hunstanton

Looking good down here too, maybe I can sneak away for a few hours :wink:
by cactus
Wed Nov 03, 2010 1:12 pm
Forum: Kite Buggying
Topic: DIY Speedboard info
Replies: 52
Views: 20945

Re: DIY Speedboard info

Hello Mike,
No, no moulding yet, still experimenting with the shape. All layed up and shaped by hand, then vac bagged.
by cactus
Sun Oct 31, 2010 6:59 pm
Forum: Kite Buggying
Topic: DIY Speedboard info
Replies: 52
Views: 20945

Re: DIY Speedboard info

These are the last two boards I have made (RFD Speedfreek m2). I have tried a new process with abs rails. The shape is from the same template as the last one but I decided to take the point off the front for safety reasons. I have also built in progressive flex keeping it stiff up front but with a b...
by cactus
Sun Oct 31, 2010 6:04 pm
Forum: The Chicken Loop
Topic: broken neck at speed week
Replies: 11
Views: 1423

Re: broken neck at speed week

The screw head pulled through the binding slot. :? Shit design that will cause a lot more kak.
by cactus
Sun Oct 31, 2010 10:43 am
Forum: Kite Buggying
Topic: 55 knots broken in Namibia
Replies: 3
Views: 2022

Re: 55 knots broken in Namibia

And... crazy Frenchman living in South Africa, first to 50 knots and now, first to break 55 knots. We could say the same for the brand of wetsuit he is wearing or the goggles he is now famous for. I think that no matter how you look at it, the guy is awsome and I hope he can be the first to 60 and h...
by cactus
Sat Oct 30, 2010 11:29 am
Forum: Kite Buggying
Topic: 55 knots broken in Namibia
Replies: 3
Views: 2022

55 knots broken in Namibia

Xelerator first to break 50 knots, first again to hit 55 knots!!! In 2008 Sebastian Cattelan was the first man to break the magical 50 knots barrier and set a new Kitespeed and Outright Speed World Record. No multimillion dollar yacht won the title of "the fastest sailing vessel in the world" but a ...
by cactus
Thu Oct 21, 2010 11:04 am
Forum: The Chicken Loop
Topic: Speed Challenge Luderitz
Replies: 82
Views: 6449

Re: Speed Challenge Luderitz

I was :lol: ing at the crappy outfit. Lighten the F*CK up.
by cactus
Wed Oct 20, 2010 9:39 pm
Forum: The Chicken Loop
Topic: Speed Challenge Luderitz
Replies: 82
Views: 6449

Re: Speed Challenge Luderitz

:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: I think that photo is what can hapen, if you wipe out into the sand bank.
by cactus
Wed Oct 20, 2010 9:34 pm
Forum: Kite Buggying
Topic: DIY Speedboard info
Replies: 52
Views: 20945

Re: DIY Speedboard info

Hey Shem, think we did our instructor training together, Hope you are well. Let me know if I can help with the kite board.
Between Mike and me, aswell as some others on here you'll get some good ideas for speed boards.
Cheers.
Rich.
by cactus
Sat Oct 16, 2010 3:32 pm
Forum: The Chicken Loop
Topic: Speed Challenge Luderitz
Replies: 82
Views: 6449

Re: Speed Challenge Luderitz

Hi guys, nice to see some new names on this part of the forum. The whole ground effect theory is BS and has no proven science behind it. The reason you go faster in shallow water is due to it being less choppy, that’s it. With regards to it being unsafe to compete in this channel, that is no lie but...
by cactus
Tue Oct 05, 2010 9:36 pm
Forum: Kite Buggying
Topic: Registration is open for the BKSA Speed championships
Replies: 15
Views: 3603

Re: Registration is open for the BKSA Speed championships

Hi guys, Gary I also have a G31 if you need it, I have not downloaded new software, it's still in the box. Lost my last one a couple of weeks ago. The wind was strong but very square. An emergency stop resulted in the thing being ripped off my arm. I did not realise it was gone until later. Will be ...
by cactus
Wed Aug 25, 2010 11:02 am
Forum: Kite Buggying
Topic: Registration is open for the BKSA Speed championships
Replies: 15
Views: 3603

Re: Registration is open for the BKSA Speed championships

Hi guys, Yes the ferry bridge pub is a good bet for the campers and it is only a fiver to park at the boatyard across the road fgor the day. There is a great rigging spot there and you are only a few feet from the water. This is where I run my business from, so know the location well. Unfortunately ...
by cactus
Sun Dec 27, 2009 10:08 pm
Forum: Kite Buggying
Topic: General Chat
Replies: 253
Views: 41052

Re: General Chat

Hey guys Seasons greetings and all that stuffing, hope you all had a good Christmas and wishing you a great new year.
Rich.