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  Topic: fiberspar carbon boom - bend
DanWeiss

Replies: 12
Views: 469

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Wed Sep 18, 2019 9:26 pm   Subject: fiberspar carbon boom - bend
The boom is not broken. Itís asymmetry results from one of the Twist-Loc rings becoming unseated or too loose to press the plastic fingers into the grooves. The right side shows 11 exposed grooves, wh ...
  Topic: Life is a cycle - new board hands me my @rse like a newbie
DanWeiss

Replies: 19
Views: 3054

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Mon Aug 26, 2019 10:55 am   Subject: Life is a cycle - new board hands me my @rse like a newbie
Regarding your strap entry while sheeting out, drop that habit. Sheeting out reduces mast base pressure. This reduction will create less lift from the tail. You need lift in order to counteract the s ...
  Topic: Board repair supplies
DanWeiss

Replies: 51
Views: 28729

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Mon Jul 22, 2019 2:34 pm   Subject: Board repair supplies
Trebor, you can spec the exact polystyrene for a match, or buy a $4.00 styrofoam cooler and use that to fill the gap. Mix epoxy with microballoons to form a paste the consistency of runny peanut butt ...
  Topic: Sailing after a heart attack
DanWeiss

Replies: 31
Views: 12899

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Wed Jul 10, 2019 12:13 pm   Subject: Sailing after a heart attack
I showed isobar's observations (not advice!) to a top cardiologist who happens to be a neighbor. She laughed and noted his response, while skimming the surface of one recovery protocol among a huge l ...
  Topic: Your current van setup
DanWeiss

Replies: 21
Views: 30815

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Wed Apr 17, 2019 8:16 am   Subject: Your current van setup
Double thumbs up for those SS racks. Nicest rack installation i've ever seen!
  Topic: Long harness line users
DanWeiss

Replies: 29
Views: 11842

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Wed Apr 17, 2019 8:13 am   Subject: Long harness line users
You and I are reading very different things in the windsurfing literature, on both counts. What I've read in the magazines is this:
1. He retracted his advice to have his lines so long that even he c ...
  Topic: Harness with the most back support
DanWeiss

Replies: 58
Views: 17770

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Wed Apr 17, 2019 8:03 am   Subject: Harness with the most back support
Greetings GT,

I'll try and make this brief. I am tall and relatively thin (as a young man I
I Was 6'3" and 165 lbs). My structure is pretty light. As my physicians
have put it, people b ...
  Topic: Long harness line users
DanWeiss

Replies: 29
Views: 11842

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Mon Apr 15, 2019 4:27 pm   Subject: Long harness line users
Long lines for racing came into fashion so many years ago, I canít recall anymore. Nevin Sayre (spelling?) was the guy I looked up to at the time, and that caused me to go longer, because he was longe ...
  Topic: Long harness line users
DanWeiss

Replies: 29
Views: 11842

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Tue Apr 09, 2019 1:02 pm   Subject: Long harness line users
I use adjustable Chinook Race Lines that extend to 33" when sailing my Kona One. I am not tall (5'6") but need most of that length when racing upwind in order to balance the sail's center o ...
  Topic: Boom clew attachment
DanWeiss

Replies: 9
Views: 3345

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Thu Mar 28, 2019 8:09 am   Subject: Boom clew attachment
rtz said: So on a light wind day run it at the top grommet for max power and the lowest one for dealing with higher wind conditions?

Yes. Sort of. If you are not planing and simply sailing around ...
 
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