Kite Surfing Tip Online
Kite surfing tip online: Some great tips for kite surfers:
Pump should be stored in a protective item, such as a bag or a box. Pumps break easily and are expensive to replace.
While cleaning up after kite session, kite lines should be always wrapped around the bar in a figure 8 pattern. This way the lines keeps clean, tight and easy to use for the next time.
Wrapping the harness around your kite keeps it from rolling open, and makes it easier to carry the kite around.
kite surfing tip online: In order to make it easier to deflate the kite, you should roll one side of the kite into the middle, and put the board against the rolled up side. At this point rolling the other side will prevent the side who had just been rolled up from rolling open again.
Flying lines stretch easily. If your kite flies skew your lines have probably stretched. Most kites fly to one side if the lines are stretched. What you can do is to swap your left lines to the right side every 2 - 3 weeks to avoid line stretching.
If your lines are already stretched, you can compensate for line stretching by moving the knots up and down on your kitesurf bar's leader lines, or by taking it to your local kite shop who will re-adjust and resleeve your line ends.
An important kite surfing tip online: The bar should be rinsed, same thing for wetsuit, harness and board. Don't skip that part and after each session make sure to rinse your gear in order to guaranty it's longer time to be good. It is not necessary to rinse the kite. A wet kite packed away will cause mildew and will only damage it.
Use surfboard wax or candle wax to wax your trim line and keep it from wearing through. Doing that on a weekly basis will assure that the trim line will last a long time.
Getting overpowered while kiting on the water with no ability to edge any harder, simply point the board downwind. This will put some slack on the lines and slow you down.
Kite surfing tip online - Caribbean Levels standards and Tips:
|How to rigg and tune the gear?
kite – 4 lines kite, lines conections, gear pre-check,
||How to steer a kite ?
||Bar control, keep zenith, using
the kite on the edge of the window, untwist the lines,
one hand steering, using the harness
||How to relaunch a kite ?
||Kite on the edge of the window,
kite fallen on the leading edge
||Kite control in open water (dynamic)
and oriented body-dragging
||Kite control inside the power zone,
« 8 » steering with the kite, using the power
||Grab the board
||Grabbing the board without putting
the kite in the water , using kite power in waiting position
to stand up
||How to waterstart
||Using the useful power to stand
up on the board, sliding and kite power control, balance
between kite/pilot/board. Waterstart each side
||Keep a downwind to crosswind direction.
Optimize the useful power. Board speed control
||Riding upwind both side. Control
of riding underpowered and overpowered. Changing direction
||Launching from the beach, riding
upwind, first jumps, riding with other kitesurfers
grabs, one hand...
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