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  Topic: opening a can of worms
coachg

Replies: 22
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PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Fri Jun 22, 2018 12:40 pm   Subject: opening a can of worms
coachg, Is yaw twist? The twist of the fin? Or are you saying the board, as in my number 3? The flatness of the board on the water is never always perfectly flat because the board is pitching from ...
  Topic: opening a can of worms
coachg

Replies: 22
Views: 471

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Fri Jun 22, 2018 11:09 am   Subject: opening a can of worms
I'm sure all windsurfing fins bend to some degree but even if you made a perfectly stiff fin out of metal that doesn't bend the stiff fin will lift because you left one thing out of your list. Yaw. ...
  Topic: opening a can of worms
coachg

Replies: 22
Views: 471

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Fri Jun 22, 2018 10:09 am   Subject: opening a can of worms
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NLJoKjn8Ngw

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OEhYC9IYOSU

Coachg
  Topic: why so many sails for windsurfing
coachg

Replies: 18
Views: 558

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Thu Jun 21, 2018 10:40 am   Subject: why so many sails for windsurfing
When you are talking about sailboats I have to guess you are talking about dinghy's? Large sailboats can reef their sails effectively changing the sail size.

If you are talking about dinghy's then ...
  Topic: San Luis cranking
coachg

Replies: 7
Views: 696

PostForum: Southwest USA, Hawaii, Mexico   Posted: Sun Jun 17, 2018 11:26 am   Subject: San Luis cranking
I was there last weekend with the LWSC windsurfing group on the Medieros side. Not a single weed in site. I was very surprised for this time of year. I was also surprised more people don't sail the ...
  Topic: exiting power gybe with speed
coachg

Replies: 48
Views: 3106

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Sat Jun 16, 2018 10:41 am   Subject: exiting power gybe with speed
I dont sheet enough with back hand and I dont incline the mast into winward. Sometimes instead of inclining the rig I incline the body inside the turn, but this opens the sail.

This is why video i ...
  Topic: Step/flip vs. Flip/step vs. Flip/sail out switch
coachg

Replies: 16
Views: 992

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Tue Jun 12, 2018 10:12 am   Subject: Step/flip vs. Flip/step vs. Flip/sail out switch
Try sailing parallel to the chop even if it means pointing slightly up wind. I think you will find it much easier to unhook, hang down & slide your foot across the board at speed if you are not g ...
  Topic: exiting power gybe with speed
coachg

Replies: 48
Views: 3106

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Tue Jun 12, 2018 8:56 am   Subject: exiting power gybe with speed
dcharlton,

Nothing changes for you Clydesdale's other than it is easier for you to plane out of your jibes. You are less affected by the chop as you crush the smaller stuff & you carry momentu ...
  Topic: exiting power gybe with speed
coachg

Replies: 48
Views: 3106

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Mon Jun 11, 2018 12:35 am   Subject: exiting power gybe with speed
Kevin is spot on about your setup. It is way too rushed. At 1:07 you unhook & by 1:08 you have already stepped across the board with your back foot.

I do not see you reach back on the boom ...
  Topic: exiting power gybe with speed
coachg

Replies: 48
Views: 3106

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Thu Jun 07, 2018 1:46 pm   Subject: exiting power gybe with speed
Do you find a 7.5 day with a big board easier than a 4.7 day? I was right in the middle trying with 5.5 -6.0.

That is an open ended question. On a 7.5 day the water will be normally flatter but t ...
 
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