there we go brent
and yes, id agree that short lines does mean less alititude, but any longer at the top end and the power stroke is too long and i get ripped off downwind when sending.
john, i probably exaggerate a wee bit. 30kts is definately my limit. in the gusts above that we’re talking kite so low its practically skimming the water and about a foot and a half of trim in. down my local its not uncommon for me to be on my 10 when people are powered on 7s, purely as im too poor to buy a 6 so i have to make do. that said i like to be powered so my 15 rides up to about 17-18kts then the 10 comes out till its maxed