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by fdvj
Thu Sep 25, 2008 8:51 pm
Forum: General Equipment Enquiries
Topic: Does anyone wear buoyancy aids?
Replies: 19
Views: 1199

Re: Does anyone wear buoyancy aids?

does experience eliminate unforeseen accidents? even if you are totally in control are those around you? do you stop wearing a seat belt after driving for 4 years because you cant be arsed and it doesnt look cool?
by fdvj
Thu Sep 25, 2008 1:34 pm
Forum: General Equipment Enquiries
Topic: Does anyone wear buoyancy aids?
Replies: 19
Views: 1199

Re: Does anyone wear buoyancy aids?

i didnt wear one to start with, but after being dragged down wind by a kite that refused to relaunch and then bar leash and lines became a tangled mess after being spun by a wave, i soon realised that i was having to swim to keep my self afloat and the pull from the kite was trying to make me submar...
by fdvj
Tue Sep 23, 2008 8:11 pm
Forum: South Coast
Topic: Anybody out tuesday ?
Replies: 2
Views: 405

Re: Anybody out tuesday ?

was there, wind was a bit patchy though, great spot.....
by fdvj
Sun Sep 21, 2008 6:53 pm
Forum: South Coast
Topic: Anybody out tuesday ?
Replies: 2
Views: 405

Re: Anybody out tuesday ?

may be depends on work and wind.
by fdvj
Sun Sep 21, 2008 6:52 pm
Forum: South Coast
Topic: East Winds Forecast For The Next 5 day's
Replies: 21
Views: 1803

Re: East Winds Forecast For The Next 5 day's

does it work at all tides and are there people there to help launch.i am thinking of going tomorrow but might be on my own, any advice apprecaciated..
by fdvj
Fri Sep 19, 2008 7:31 pm
Forum: Where to Kitesurf - UK
Topic: pagham
Replies: 5
Views: 1059

Re: pagham

i think i will give it a try on sunday as it looks good for an e/ne , will be there 2 hours either side of low tide if anyone is going.... :roll: :wink:
by fdvj
Wed Sep 17, 2008 5:00 pm
Forum: Where to Kitesurf - UK
Topic: pagham
Replies: 5
Views: 1059

pagham

anyone been to pagham recently? any tips on best tide times and what to expect under the water,(from my childhood i rember sand) also how bad it the current coming out of the harbour?
by fdvj
Tue Sep 09, 2008 9:01 pm
Forum: The Chicken Loop
Topic: Calling all Naish - Helix and Cult owners...
Replies: 6
Views: 668

Re: Calling all Naish - Helix and Cult owners...

thanks this has answered the question i was trying to as in another thread. james can i have one with the 9m helix when it comes. to those reading this with helix and cults can you give advice on set up and tuning tips. ta
by fdvj
Sat Sep 06, 2008 8:43 am
Forum: Kite enquiries and info
Topic: naish helix tips?
Replies: 3
Views: 363

Re: naish helix tips?

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by fdvj
Fri Sep 05, 2008 8:04 pm
Forum: Kite enquiries and info
Topic: naish helix tips?
Replies: 3
Views: 363

naish helix tips?

hi i am a beginner and seem to be improving ok, i have a 12 m helix and wonder i anyone else that own one has tips on trimming the kite as the normal signs dont appear to work, also has anyone got tips on leash attachment points as i am using the standard setup and dont fancy suicide at the moment, ...