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  Topic: Waist harness
AndreiA

Replies: 10
Views: 12440

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Thu Jun 14, 2018 7:01 pm   Subject: Check your stance
I had the same problem - harness sliding up. Then I realized it was my stance/position. If I keep my back straight, shoulders wide, turned forward and head straight and high, it really changes the ang ...
  Topic: na-windsurfing.com domain and hosting change
AndreiA

Replies: 1
Views: 5687

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Tue Mar 13, 2018 7:15 pm   Subject: na-windsurfing.com domain and hosting change
na-windsurfing.com will be shut down in a couple of weeks. All content moved to https://nawindsurfing.wordpress.com/
  Topic: Protecting Your Nose
AndreiA

Replies: 24
Views: 22054

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Wed Jan 31, 2018 7:25 pm   Subject: How they protect boards at Bonair Windsurf Rentals
At Bonair Windsurf Rentals they use combination of deviator and nose pads. Insurance is included in the price - as long as you don't use a standard mast foot. That's their level of confidence

At Wo ...
  Topic: Board turning upwind on water start?
AndreiA

Replies: 19
Views: 16818

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Tue Aug 29, 2017 11:01 pm   Subject: Board turning upwind on water start?
Spend an hour in waist-deep water turning your board and sail around you and getting it in a right (means balanced) position. The key is to do it with minimum effort - fingers touching the boom in the ...
  Topic: Bigger fin for the Viper?
AndreiA

Replies: 38
Views: 20041

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Sat Apr 22, 2017 5:05 pm   Subject: Bigger fin for the Viper?
AndreiA, You seem unaware of the fact that there are longboards such as the Viper, and there are racing longboards. The Viper, while being a good learning board is not a 'classic' racing longboard. (i ...
  Topic: Bigger fin for the Viper?
AndreiA

Replies: 38
Views: 20041

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Sat Apr 22, 2017 12:37 pm   Subject: Bigger fin for the Viper?
Besides, after I went through Guy Cribb's clinic, I stopped using dagger board completely.

What the %&@?

You must have taken that statement out of context.

Center board + sub-planing cond ...
  Topic: Bigger fin for the Viper?
AndreiA

Replies: 38
Views: 20041

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Wed Apr 19, 2017 10:05 pm   Subject: Bigger fin for the Viper?
Besides, after I went through Guy Cribb's clinic, I stopped using dagger board completely. No need if you position yourself properly on the board!
  Topic: Bigger fin for the Viper?
AndreiA

Replies: 38
Views: 20041

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Wed Apr 19, 2017 10:02 pm   Subject: Last year I was plaining on my 190L Viper, stock fin.
I'm reading interesting comments by experts who probably never tried Viper in a strong wind. No surprise, because you need a very flat water to do that.

As someone commented here, if you have a sma ...
  Topic: Windsurfing Trip - VELA Resorts
AndreiA

Replies: 10
Views: 13576

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Wed Nov 09, 2016 9:33 pm   Subject: Yes, flights to Bonaire are expensive
Yes, generally if you can get to Bonaire for under $1000 (Canadian) - it is good. This year I got very lucky with United sale and flew in Sep for 'just' $720
We occasionally split our flights in Miam ...
  Topic: Windsurfing Trip - VELA Resorts
AndreiA

Replies: 10
Views: 13576

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Tue Nov 08, 2016 8:23 pm   Subject: Re: ARUBA Windsurfing Trip - NOT
True, Dasher videos are from Aruba (quite a few years old by the way).
I would NOT recommend windsurfing vacation in Aruba. Reasons:
1) New hotels create a wind shadow. Away from the shore wind p ...
 
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