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  Topic: X-ply materials source?
TheAdmiral

Replies: 8
Views: 11520

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Fri Dec 27, 2019 10:37 am   Subject: X-ply materials source?
hi, Sailrite the sewing machine co. Sells it by the yard. Good luck. Mark
  Topic: Foot strap hardware options
TheAdmiral

Replies: 8
Views: 5605

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Sat Mar 30, 2019 6:05 pm   Subject: Foot strap hardware options
Hi, Try Chinook anti twist . Wind North Carolina (Andy) has them quite reasonable and they work quite good. Check out his web site to view the item . Mark
  Topic: How to: Replace a Sail Panel
TheAdmiral

Replies: 27
Views: 25110

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Tue Jan 15, 2019 11:43 am   Subject: How to: Replace a Sail Panel
Hi, Great tutorial and information . I have done a few repairs on sails with my sailrite zig zag machine. Took your suggestion on needles as I had some problems sewing batten pocket stops near the mas ...
  Topic: Why is the Planing Jibe the difference between beg and exp?
TheAdmiral

Replies: 41
Views: 30484

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Fri Jun 29, 2018 2:38 pm   Subject: Why is the Planing Jibe the difference between beg and exp?
I to am striving for a cleaner ,planning gybe. Live and sail in Florida and mostly use larger gear. I found I hold the gybe too long and flip the sail both late and slow. The board slows (due to lack ...
  Topic: Is my board still Watertight?
TheAdmiral

Replies: 98
Views: 40267

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Thu May 31, 2018 12:04 pm   Subject: Is my board still Watertight?
Hi, Bought a deck repaired exocet . Love wider boards (have an Isonic 145/88, Rocket 128/84 wide/ RRD 101/65 wide) Actual repair a mystery to me. I assume the deck was soft and removed the deck to rei ...
  Topic: Fin Organizer
TheAdmiral

Replies: 24
Views: 17752

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Thu Dec 14, 2017 5:53 pm   Subject: Fin Organizer
I found large tennis racquet bags hold 6 or more fins. I sort by size and type of box. Makes it simple to keep together. Mark
  Topic: Gear advise for a windy day
TheAdmiral

Replies: 13
Views: 12968

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Thu Jun 08, 2017 10:35 am   Subject: Gear advise for a windy day
Hi, Spent all day sailing my Rocket 128 wide carbon Fred Howard park, Tarpon Springs Fl. Morning7.5 sail,7-10 wind,slogged. Wind picked up to 10-12.5 ish andcould get planning 70% of the time. Rigged ...
  Topic: Early planing boards
TheAdmiral

Replies: 48
Views: 37503

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Sun Jun 04, 2017 3:24 pm   Subject: Early planing boards
Lots of good info in this post and I thought I might add my opinion. Intermediate sailor, 160 lbs. Live in florida so light wind venue. Bic 293,center board hole closed off,24 lbs, 293 long. Planes ea ...
  Topic: Freeride Board recommendations
TheAdmiral

Replies: 23
Views: 19885

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Fri Nov 18, 2016 9:40 am   Subject: early planning on wider board
I'm hoping for an opinion from Jingebritsen on exocet 138 scross and xcross. Which is better early planning. Weight 165 and can plane well but don't pump on to plane. Is carbon due to weight savings w ...
  Topic: light wind board
TheAdmiral

Replies: 6
Views: 4872

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Mon Aug 01, 2016 12:30 pm   Subject: light wind board
Hi, Looking for a better light wind board. I have fanatic shark130 ok but not wide enough for 8.5-9.5/Bic 293 with dagger board removed, heavy and long,won't release on to plane sometimes/Starboard f1 ...
 
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