Hello, I’m interested in getting a 10m Rise. I’m pretty much a beginner, can go upwind, tiny jumps, heel and toe ride sort of thing.
I’ve read many of the threads on the newer kite, and the impression I get is it seems to be quite an upgrade in how it flies, but I also am painfully aware, everyone here is much better than me!
For my level, do you think it’s worth the extra dollars to get the newer model, vs an older, much less expensive kite? I don’t auger the kite into the water anymore, and expect it to be my most used kite. I hope to ride a lot this summer, some waves, and improve.
I’m leaning to the new kite, but really would be quite happy with an ‘08 or ‘09, if the kite performance, at my level, is not an issue.
Thanks so much for your advice.