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  Topic: Learn to windfoil at ABK Tiana clinic
PeconicPuffin

Replies: 3
Views: 5765

PostForum: Eastern and Central USA & Canada   Posted: Tue Aug 06, 2019 7:13 am   Subject: Re: ABK Camp is great for first time foilers and more
Now after two ABK camps in the last year, I am planning on nailing the full planing jibe before I hit 70 years old

You'll get it! May I suggest adding the duck jibe to your goals. Learning th ...
  Topic: Fried forearms
PeconicPuffin

Replies: 30
Views: 4639

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Tue Jul 30, 2019 7:07 am   Subject: Fried forearms
Make sure your harness lines are precisely balanced. Even if they are a little off, it's like doing 100 1lb curls.
  Topic: Short Board Pivot 'Flare' Jibe
PeconicPuffin

Replies: 11
Views: 12940

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Tue Jun 25, 2019 7:41 am   Subject: Re: Short Board Pivot 'Flare' Jibe
I'm not doing so hot with my attempts at fast tacks and as I get more into waves I like the idea of pivot jibing my short board to help keep me up wind.

A few things:

1. Tacking on anything but ...
  Topic: Your current van setup
PeconicPuffin

Replies: 21
Views: 25457

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Wed May 22, 2019 8:07 am   Subject: Your current van setup
Nice work, but I think there's wasted space (and wasted sailor time).
I stagger my boards forward and back so that I can leave the fins on (the ones sticking further back have no clearance problem, a ...
  Topic: Swap Meet on Long Island, Saturday May 18th
PeconicPuffin

Replies: 1
Views: 4767

PostForum: Eastern and Central USA & Canada   Posted: Mon May 13, 2019 8:03 am   Subject: Swap Meet on Long Island, Saturday May 18th
Here's the latest:

Gear can be dropped off starting at 9AM Saturday (or during the week...give them a call). The swap officially begins at 10AM
  Topic: Swap Meet on Long Island, Saturday May 18th
PeconicPuffin

Replies: 0
Views: 5004

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Wed May 08, 2019 10:26 am   Subject: Swap Meet on Long Island, Saturday May 18th
At Hampton Watersports

1688 County Road 39
Southampton, NY 11968
https://hamptonwatersports.com/
631 283-9463

They hold them in May and September.
  Topic: Learning to gybe before the big 7.0 - only 8 years left!!
PeconicPuffin

Replies: 27
Views: 14491

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Tue May 07, 2019 2:13 pm   Subject: Learning to gybe before the big 7.0 - only 8 years left!!


The majority of non-pros that I have seen truly plane through jibes, switch their feet after the sail flip and catch.



My guess would be those sailors have been windsurfing since the 80's, w ...
  Topic: Good launhes for east north east wind tomorrow in Ny/Nj
PeconicPuffin

Replies: 9
Views: 12050

PostForum: Eastern and Central USA & Canada   Posted: Tue May 07, 2019 7:27 am   Subject: Good launhes for east north east wind tomorrow in Ny/Nj
On Sunday out east we sailed Tiana Bay, which was flat water heaven (waist deep, pool table flat) on 4.7's and 4.2's (I weigh 160lbs)

A few guys were out on the ocean nearby at Ponquogue...that wor ...
  Topic: Learning to gybe before the big 7.0 - only 8 years left!!
PeconicPuffin

Replies: 27
Views: 14491

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Mon May 06, 2019 4:26 pm   Subject: Learning to gybe before the big 7.0 - only 8 years left!!
What could be simpler than eliminating all the hand and foot work and Just Doing It?

Unless you're talking about carving to backwinded while in the foot straps, there is no such jibe. "Your ...
  Topic: Learning to gybe before the big 7.0 - only 8 years left!!
PeconicPuffin

Replies: 27
Views: 14491

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Mon Apr 29, 2019 9:02 am   Subject: Learning to gybe before the big 7.0 - only 8 years left!!
I watched your video and agree with your instructor, hanging from the boom to begin the setup/entry.

This is what I like about the Dasher 12 step video. He spends a lot of time on setup. Work on ...
 
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