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    Posted: 06 Oct 15 at 11:57am



Bah ... this forum won't allow me to link to a photo on Facebook ...

Try this ...

https://www.facebook.com/MiniTransatIlesDeGuadeloupe/photos/a.937050089701048.1073741946.274417109297686/941691769236880/?type=3&theater

or this





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I hope you're not being serious?
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Post Options Post Options   Quote 2547 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 06 Oct 15 at 2:19pm
Originally posted by tgruitt

I hope you're not being serious?

Looks pretty bow up to me ...
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On the other hand..

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lol; needed a bigger kite ...

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The second one is symmetrical, must be where he went wrong!
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Originally posted by laser193713

The second one is symmetrical, must be where he went wrong!

Well spotted; looks like they were running square; fatal ...

This one really goes the extra mile for lift.











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Looks like it is wearing a peaked cap.

I have no idea if lift is generated. The maths says no, but maybe there is less down force than with no kite up?
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Originally posted by I luv Wight

http://www.yachtsandyachting.com/photos/forum/Skiffybob/2009-01-05_154523_skiff-4109-98.jpg

I meant this one Wink

He's run aground on a sand bank ... Wink
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