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Kite Boating

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Created by gmd > 9 months ago, 3 Apr 2012
gmd
WA, 97 posts
3 Apr 2012 11:18PM
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in case you get bored with kite boarding

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have fun
gmd

Triggerhappy
WA, 174 posts
4 Apr 2012 12:42AM
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I want one

rohjar
WA, 136 posts
4 Apr 2012 5:24AM
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Nice! It looks like a podracer. Anakin Skywalker would be proud. It looks like the front lines are attached to the boat, and back lines to the bar. So... the boat could get tea-bagged

brucex
QLD, 697 posts
4 Apr 2012 11:28AM
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I have a friend who has a 4 man outrigger canoe and we are taling about doing a coast run with a 10 m

kitebored
NSW, 545 posts
4 Apr 2012 2:27PM
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Sick! I expected a canoe, but a hydrofoil trimaran, now you're talking!

I'd like to see a refined version aimed at being a flat water speed machine.

speed brother
QLD, 126 posts
4 Apr 2012 5:09PM
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Great way to recycle old watersports toys!

springwater12345
VIC, 280 posts
5 Apr 2012 9:00AM
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I'm a bit disappointed that there were no boosts, raleys or handlepasses in that video. That would have been impressive,

frankief
NSW, 68 posts
15 Apr 2012 11:05PM
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wish i had their time and money - i wouldnt waste either.

tezza02
QLD, 73 posts
16 Apr 2012 9:54PM
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how cool ,awsesome to see them boost it !!!!

Tezza

Al Planet
TAS, 1238 posts
17 Apr 2012 11:30AM
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"Pervasive government surveillance, and incessant public mind control",could Orwell have got it more wrong, 1984 was such a cool year...2012 now thats a whole different deal.


18 Apr 2012 11:13AM
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These are just about to land in Australia, will post up results of our testing for sure, details here
www.kitepower.com.au/kite-boat-systems-wingcommander-xf.html

The Wingit system has been under development for around 4 years, was a bit clunky at first, now its been refined we are very keen to try them out.

Sir V
QLD, 477 posts
18 Apr 2012 2:31PM
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Kitepower Australia said...

These are just about to land in Australia, will post up results of our testing for sure, details here
www.kitepower.com.au/kite-boat-systems-wingcommander-xf.html

The Wingit system has been under development for around 4 years, was a bit clunky at first, now its been refined we are very keen to try them out.




So, does the cost include the 'boat' (kat), the kite and bar system, etc? What does the package actually include...

That must be so much fun in waves eheheh

18 Apr 2012 9:45PM
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I'll get the guys to make it clearer. The Cat is not included, the control system and attachment system are sold separately. Someone familiar with yacht rigging can probably make something similar, but the wingit system has had a lot of R&D and allows for the "tow" point to be adjusted easily.

radman4
678 posts
18 Apr 2012 8:00PM
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Peter Lynn have been making them for years ,theres a few youtube vids on them on the flat and in the surf.
Always meant to try one but never got round to it.




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