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Originally posted by foaminatthedeck

Were just learning but it takes two people to get the J80 kite into the hatch at moment, can't wait to see what its like on a 12ft skiff


but the 12 has a bigger space to get it into than the front hatch on the J80! U the companionway, it's a lot easier!!
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Post Options Post Options   Quote catmandoo Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 22 Nov 07 at 11:03pm

as isis points out boats you mention rarely fly a code zero , seen one on clapped out toy bouy ian cleavers melge but doubt he would sell it ,they only use on passage races when no option other than close reaching ,

surely your just looking for a big bstard assy kite rather than a zero ????



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Post Options Post Options   Quote foaminatthedeck Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 22 Nov 07 at 10:08pm
Were just learning but it takes two people to get the J80 kite into the hatch at moment, can't wait to see what its like on a 12ft skiff
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Post Options Post Options   Quote Isis Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 22 Nov 07 at 8:31pm
Andy, are you sure your after a code zero? Light winds? Tight reaching? bar tight luff? No roach? Flat eliptical profile?

Not sure ive spotted any J80s or melges running zeros to be honest...
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wouldnt a 18footer kite fit
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So how big you thinking andy?
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Hi all,

Im after a kite, J80, Melges 24, Cork 1720 etc. Its to go on a 12ft skiff for a "code zero" rig. Im putting on about a 9m mast and pole length to fit the kite! I know ill have to trim it down a bit to fit - but its only as a trial rig for the moment. Can you guys suggest anything? or know of any suitable kites for sale?

Many thanks, Andy

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