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Effect of 2010/2011 La Nina on the trade winds of Sao Vicente

Global weather is impacted by La Nina (following El Nino). The impact of La Nina on the trade winds we normally experience mid-October – July in Sao Vicente (Cape Verde Islands) has not been published so far. We are in … Continue reading

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How to choose the right sized kite

Have you ever looked for advise on what kite size to use, only to find a chart for 75kg riders (and your weight is different)? Do you want to compare different types of kites for their optimal wind range?

To help you, we have produced a chart showing the wind range for each size kite. We have done this for rider weights of 50kg, 55kg, 60kg, 65kg, 70kg, 75kg, 80kg, 85kg, 90kg, 95kg and 100kg and for 4 kite types: bow high aspect-ratio, bow medium aspect-ratio, hybrid and C-shape.
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