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  Topic: Sailworks is making face shields for health care workers
bred2shred

Replies: 19
Views: 13151

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Fri Apr 03, 2020 5:39 am   Subject: Sailworks is making face shields for health care workers
Kudos to Sailworks and all the front line healthcare professionals working to help save American lives.

With such a dark time for our nation projected in the coming months, wouldn’t it be nice if ...
  Topic: mittens ?
bred2shred

Replies: 23
Views: 39434

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Sun Jan 12, 2020 7:40 am   Subject: mittens ?
Maybe a little late to the discussion, but I’ve been using Neil Pryde open palm mitts for several years and have been happy with them. I‘ve never liked having a piece of fabric between my hand and th ...
  Topic: Anyone planning to sail NJ today?
bred2shred

Replies: 46
Views: 105893

PostForum: Eastern and Central USA & Canada   Posted: Mon Jan 06, 2020 12:26 pm   Subject: Anyone planning to sail NJ today?
Nice session yesterday at Lavallette bayside to kick-off the new year. There was a handful of sailors out (surprisingly no kiters). Wind W/NW 20-30 with higher gusts, air temp in the low 40’s (about ...
  Topic: ... and Windfoil is in the Olympics
bred2shred

Replies: 21
Views: 26618

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Sat Jan 04, 2020 1:20 pm   Subject: ... and Windfoil is in the Olympics

I'm not sure what you mean by tactical. Tactical boat racing happens when the vessel is very easy to tack and jibe, and when the act of doing so loses very little ground. Advantages can then be ga ...
  Topic: Helping with waterstart/clearing the sail
bred2shred

Replies: 59
Views: 36777

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Thu Jan 02, 2020 11:09 am   Subject: Helping with waterstart/clearing the sail
First line of my first post...”If the mast falls upwind”.....

You do not need a high bouyany board to climb up, grab the uphaul, and flip the sail, this can be done on a sinker. You’re not necessa ...
  Topic: Helping with waterstart/clearing the sail
bred2shred

Replies: 59
Views: 36777

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Thu Jan 02, 2020 9:55 am   Subject: Helping with waterstart/clearing the sail
If you crash and the sail is in a position that makes clearing difficult because the rig is being driven under by wind and waves or has sunk in an akward position, in certain cases it can be easier to ...
  Topic: Helping with waterstart/clearing the sail
bred2shred

Replies: 59
Views: 36777

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Thu Jan 02, 2020 5:47 am   Subject: Helping with waterstart/clearing the sail
If the mast falls upwind, you can also jump up onto the board and grab the uphaul line. Knowing that it will be difficult in those conditions to successfully uphaul the sail and stay on the board, ju ...
  Topic: Deep Tuttle filler block
bred2shred

Replies: 3
Views: 4252

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Sun Nov 24, 2019 5:07 pm   Subject: Deep Tuttle filler block
I would think a small chunk of pink foam insulation from Home Depot would do the trick.

As said above, only snug the screws. If you can not get the bottom of the fin to sit flush with the board ...
  Topic: Tuttle Box Repair
bred2shred

Replies: 31
Views: 33092

PostForum: Eastern and Central USA & Canada   Posted: Thu Oct 17, 2019 3:46 pm   Subject: Tuttle Box Repair
The back of the fin box is damaged and pushed in 2-3 mm.....
Gravity will help the glue seep in through the crack on the back wall. Of course there are corresponding cracks on the sides as well.

B ...
  Topic: Tuttle Box Repair
bred2shred

Replies: 31
Views: 33092

PostForum: Eastern and Central USA & Canada   Posted: Tue Oct 15, 2019 7:26 pm   Subject: Tuttle Box Repair

Before starting you may want to put the fin back in the board and wiggle it to make sure the box is still intact. You may have done sufficient damage where you may want to replace the whole fin box ...
 
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