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 Post subject: Wing Foil
PostPosted: Fri Oct 04, 2019 11:00 am 
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Has any body seen the wing foil. A new way for kite boarding and very fast. They are a hand held inflated wing. I wonder if they can be used safely with a kayak.


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 Post subject: Re: Wing Foil
PostPosted: Fri Oct 04, 2019 10:12 pm 
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Just from watching videos, it would seem the nose or apex point of the wing would often need to be held a meter above the surface of the water. That would require me to control the boom with both my arms raised straight above my head for a considerable amount of the time I would be sailing. That does not sound very fun, but it is important to note I have no wing experience and am only guessing. Perhaps some sort of stub mast could be rigged with the boom pivoting on top of it.

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 Post subject: Re: Wing Foil
PostPosted: Sat Oct 05, 2019 8:28 am 
faltbootemeister

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It does look interesting.


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