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  Topic: exiting power gybe with speed
boardsurfr

Replies: 48
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PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Sun Jun 10, 2018 9:12 pm   Subject: exiting power gybe with speed
Watch where you place the foot when you take it out of the step. It needs to get further to the inside rail. In both jibes, your board does an S-turn when your back foot steps forward, briefly turning ...
  Topic: Is my board still Watertight?
boardsurfr

Replies: 98
Views: 8562

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Thu May 24, 2018 8:07 am   Subject: Is my board still Watertight?
You always have to get to the heart of the cancer and remove it all. Repairs are about getting to the core of the problem.

Nobody wants to reveal the extent of the possible damage, but it must be ...
  Topic: euro pin vs two pin us bases
boardsurfr

Replies: 34
Views: 21305

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Sat May 12, 2018 8:16 am   Subject: euro pin vs two pin us bases
i considered going Euro pin ...
discovered 2 bolt mast base has other options
for ease of separation ...

Valid point. I also use Euro pins for race sails, and US for everything else. I don't real ...
  Topic: Leak
boardsurfr

Replies: 6
Views: 1852

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Wed May 09, 2018 8:45 am   Subject: Leak
Sometimes, the vent plug does not seal properly. Could be the rubber, or the contact surface is not flat, or sand, or simple "user error".

But if it's bubbling now, you have at least a m ...
  Topic: Tandem Board
boardsurfr

Replies: 9
Views: 2894

PostForum: Eastern and Central USA & Canada   Posted: Mon May 07, 2018 11:34 am   Subject: Re: Tandem Board

Peter/Nina???

Thanks we'll pass. We're trying to sell our tandem, the Kona Mahalo, which actually is a decent longboard or beginner board for a heavier person.

The Mahalo is on Cape Cod, and ...
  Topic: the confusing world of GPS tracking
boardsurfr

Replies: 16
Views: 4868

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Sat Mar 31, 2018 8:53 pm   Subject: the confusing world of GPS tracking
I usually loop mine around my spreader bar.
That's not a great location for any GPS, since the human body blocks GPS signals very well. You're obscuring the signal from pretty much half of all visi ...
  Topic: the confusing world of GPS tracking
boardsurfr

Replies: 16
Views: 4868

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Sat Mar 31, 2018 8:47 pm   Subject: the confusing world of GPS tracking

That watch has many issues though:
- buckle is flimsy and might break.

I would not call it flimsy, but some people had problems with it breaking, and the manufacturer does not honor warranties w ...
  Topic: the confusing world of GPS tracking
boardsurfr

Replies: 16
Views: 4868

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Thu Mar 29, 2018 12:10 pm   Subject: the confusing world of GPS tracking
For just recording your sessions and to get an idea of your speeds, your Android phone should be fine. Get the [url=http://www.windsporttracker.com]Windsport Tracker app, it's free.

The GW-60 is t ...
  Topic: Over or under finned
boardsurfr

Replies: 36
Views: 8254

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Fri Mar 23, 2018 9:23 pm   Subject: Over or under finned
If you're having problems with spinout or going upwind that make you think about switching to a larger fin, also consider a different type of the same size instead. Quality and behavior vary quite a b ...
  Topic: Corpus - Where to sail?
boardsurfr

Replies: 8
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PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Tue Mar 20, 2018 8:41 am   Subject: Corpus - Where to sail?
BIB is a great spot with plenty of parking and WorldWinds right there. It's a favorite for beginners and intermediates since the water is shallow and the chop is small. You'll usually see slalom sailo ...
 
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