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  Topic: Ex-Windsurfer, Kiteboarding, Now Wind-KiteSurfer
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PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Mon Mar 30, 2015 2:59 pm   Subject: Ex-Windsurfer, Kiteboarding, Now Wind-KiteSurfer
After seventeen seasons of windsurfing, I caught the kiting bug. What a rush. Four seasons later I have the strangest urge, to windsurf again. Ya that's right. I miss the old girl.

Now dependin ...
  Topic: Windsurfing vehicle, Mini Van ,SUV,Honda Element or box van
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Replies: 141
Views: 128300

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Mon Jan 21, 2013 3:08 pm   Subject: Windsurfing vehicle, Mini Van ,SUV,Honda Element or box van
Yes the Element doesn't have the overall length of the longer wheel base mini vans - good point, but as you said, it all depends on what you need to haul.

FWD, Element or CRV sit much higher tha ...
  Topic: Windsurfing vehicle, Mini Van ,SUV,Honda Element or box van
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Replies: 141
Views: 128300

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Mon Jan 21, 2013 1:12 pm   Subject: Windsurfing vehicle, Mini Van ,SUV,Honda Element or box van
Element > another option if your bringing one passenger and you don't want to rack and stack...Using shortboards, I ran straps across the headliner, attaching them at various points, getting one bo ...
  Topic: Windsurfing vehicle, Mini Van ,SUV,Honda Element or box van
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Replies: 141
Views: 128300

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Sat Jan 19, 2013 11:33 am   Subject: Windsurfing vehicle, Mini Van ,SUV,Honda Element or box van
I agree there isn't the "perfect" vehicle. There's only better choices than others based on your own needs and preferences. I can share my experience after owning two Honda Elements. For ...
  Topic: best car to carry gear?
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Replies: 120
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PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Fri Sep 28, 2012 2:52 pm   Subject: Honda Element would be my choice
I'm on my second Honda Element and in terms of cargo capacity, unless you get a van, there's nothing out there that comes close for cargo space. I can carry four boards (stacked) with the passenger s ...
  Topic: This one is for JKrug
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Replies: 35
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PostForum: Eastern and Central USA & Canada   Posted: Sun Aug 12, 2012 7:44 am   Subject: This one is for JKrug
"...too many people on the planet." That's exactly the problem. Everything else is a band-aid solution. I can just see how that one would play out on the political stage> yikes!
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  Topic: Collateral Damage on Cape Cod
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Replies: 192
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PostForum: Eastern and Central USA & Canada   Posted: Mon Jul 02, 2012 6:32 am   Subject: Collateral Damage on Cape Cod
I see from this thread that there's lot's of "us" verses "them." As with all conditions in nature, when you put too many rats in the same cage they will turn on one another - tens ...
  Topic: Light Air Wavesailing, Gaining Ground in Your Area?
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Replies: 60
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PostForum: Eastern and Central USA & Canada   Posted: Thu Jun 28, 2012 11:32 am   Subject: Light Air Wavesailing, Gaining Ground in Your Area?
"15 to 20 and not enough for the 5.3"...I remember those days. This is why kiting is a great adjunct to my windsurfing. Kiting is working great for me in 10-12 (pretty exhilarating) and in ...
  Topic: Light Air Wavesailing, Gaining Ground in Your Area?
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PostForum: Eastern and Central USA & Canada   Posted: Wed Jun 27, 2012 9:36 am   Subject: Light Air Wavesailing, Gaining Ground in Your Area?
What directions other than the obvious NE and E work at Nahant - given longboard (Kona) use. Any waves with offshore wind?
  Topic: Light Air Wavesailing, Gaining Ground in Your Area?
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PostForum: Eastern and Central USA & Canada   Posted: Tue Jun 26, 2012 8:21 pm   Subject: Light Air Wavesailing, Gaining Ground in Your Area?
Thanks for the heads up guys. Matt, I'll need to check out Revere for kiting - good call.

I never thought to take out the Kona in an offshore wind; stuck in the shortboard mindset. Smile Sure, I ...
 
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