General guidelines for flying a kite in light wind.
1 Choose the best flying (not tricking) kite you have for the wind range.
2 Use 50# or 90# line.
3 Know the direction of the wind (cigarette smoke is the best indicator) (I don't smoke).
This sounds obvious, but low wind direction can change often.
4 Set the bridle for best flying (not tricking).
5 Keep tension on at least 1 line, hopefully both.
Never let the lines go slack unless you are setting up a trick.
6 Fly horizontal Figure 8s with a DOWNWARD turn at each end.
This means you'll be climbing the kite through the middle of the window.
7 Walk forward anytime the kite is moving downward, although not enough
to stall or flare the kite.
8 Stay well away from buildings, trees or other tall objects.
9 Turns should be gradual with minimal hand movement or corrections.
Set your turn hand position, then lock your elbows against your side.
Only change the turn radius if you are going to hit something or someone.
I'm better than I was in low wind, but not as good as I'd like to be.
My go-to setup in very low wind:
Benson Inner Space
50# line, either 50 or 100 feet
Please feel free to add or modify.
This is mainly for the newer fliers. It's a journey.