Col.kiteman wrote:I would question the advise of a quiver of torches for a beginner,
Whoops! My bad - I read "Naish Helix" not "Naish Torch". I agree, the Torch may not be the best beginner kite.
I'd recommend trying difrerent kites - one of the great benefits of taking lessons - you get to ride (and crash!) their gear and not yours.