myiW Current Conditions and Forecasts Community Forums Buy and Sell Services
 
Hi guest · myAccount · Log in
 SearchSearch   ProfileProfile   Log in to check your private messagesLog in to check your private messages   RegisterRegister 
Search found 127 matches
iWindsurf Community Forum Index
Author Message
  Topic: 5.8 ezzy Zeta
Brian.bigfella@gmail.com

Replies: 31
Views: 9906

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Wed Jul 12, 2017 12:19 pm   Subject: 5.8 ezzy Zeta
Hi NOVAAN,

At 615 pounds, what volume size board do you use?

https://www.seabreeze.com.au/img/photos/windsurfing/7920360.jpg
  Topic: My experience with a Bic/Ker foil (big buy )
Brian.bigfella@gmail.com

Replies: 17
Views: 8333

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Thu Jun 22, 2017 3:11 pm   Subject: My experience with a Bic/Ker foil (big buy )
As an XXL sailor who's considering foiling, I was wondering if anyone has tried things like plates that are on the market? I'm thinking about turning my Super Lightwind into a foil board but the curr ...
  Topic: My experience with a Bic/Ker foil (big buy )
Brian.bigfella@gmail.com

Replies: 17
Views: 8333

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Thu Jun 22, 2017 9:12 am   Subject: My experience with a Bic/Ker foil (big buy )
To emphasize what others have said, you're not "big", you're well within the range of what manufactures consider "normal". As a 6'3, 280 pound guy I can tell you that it isn't rea ...
  Topic: Gear drifting by under San Meteo Bridge
Brian.bigfella@gmail.com

Replies: 1
Views: 2114

PostForum: Southwest USA, Hawaii, Mexico   Posted: Sun Jun 04, 2017 10:44 pm   Subject: Gear drifting by under San Meteo Bridge
This would probably get a better response in the Southwest forum.
  Topic: Early planing boards
Brian.bigfella@gmail.com

Replies: 48
Views: 16354

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Thu Jun 01, 2017 1:07 pm   Subject: Early planing boards
I wonder which would be a better marginal wind board: Tabou Speedster 138 or Rocket Wide 135? Not just for ease of planing, but for marginal all around use?

Probably the Speedster. I demo'd a bun ...
  Topic: Sail downhaul eyelet vs pulley
Brian.bigfella@gmail.com

Replies: 35
Views: 11083

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Thu Jun 01, 2017 11:23 am   Subject: Sail downhaul eyelet vs pulley
Is there much wind down on the deck of your board? I can see some concern about turbulence and drag from forward motion, but unless you're on dead flat water I can't imagine there's much in the way o ...
  Topic: Sail downhaul eyelet vs pulley
Brian.bigfella@gmail.com

Replies: 35
Views: 11083

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Wed May 31, 2017 11:17 pm   Subject: Sail downhaul eyelet vs pulley
https://youtu.be/1JdAfppkTnk

"The myth is that you go faster because some gap is closed between sail foot and board, encouraging better wind flow over the foot of the sail. (In 'foil' terms it ...
  Topic: Sail downhaul eyelet vs pulley
Brian.bigfella@gmail.com

Replies: 35
Views: 11083

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Wed May 31, 2017 10:41 pm   Subject: Sail downhaul eyelet vs pulley
I don't mind eyelets, and they are lighter, but...

"Closing the gap" is a thing of the past as best I can tell. The PWA slalom guys don't. Outside of formula sails, modern sails aren't ...
  Topic: Starboard's Website
Brian.bigfella@gmail.com

Replies: 2
Views: 1958

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Tue Dec 20, 2016 4:46 pm   Subject: Starboard's Website
It was down, then back up, and now it looks like it's down again. Their Facebbook page and SUP site are working.

In other words, I have no idea.
  Topic: Getting into the Footstraps
Brian.bigfella@gmail.com

Replies: 226
Views: 57821

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Sun Dec 04, 2016 12:31 pm   Subject: Getting into the Footstraps
Old but tried and true upwind tip: Look right over your front shoulder, like almost resting you chin on it. That will cause your back arm to sheet in and take weight off your back foot. When going ...
 
Page 1 of 13 Goto page 1, 2, 3 ... 11, 12, 13  Next
All times are GMT - 5 Hours
Jump to:  

myiW | Weather | Community | Membership | Support | Log in
like us on facebook
© Copyright 1999-2007 WeatherFlow, Inc Contact Us Ad Marketplace

Powered by phpBB © 2001, 2005 phpBB Group