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  Topic: Mistral Superlight 2 dagger board
dyz36

Replies: 2
Views: 3645

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Sun Dec 23, 2018 11:10 pm   Subject: Mistral Superlight 2 dagger board
I bought a Superlight 2 a few years ago. One thing that has been a struggle for me is the daggerboard (DB), the big carbon race version it came with:
1. It sticks over the deck and hurts my feet when ...
  Topic: Longboard question
dyz36

Replies: 33
Views: 41522

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Sat Jul 07, 2018 10:24 pm   Subject: Longboard question
Just went out on a Mistral Equipe LCS-XR (ME1) and Ezzy Infinity 7.2 circa 2005 on Lake Michigan. The winds were 13 knots gusting to 22. These performance longboards are so rangy and versatile. Even t ...
  Topic: North power xt extensions
dyz36

Replies: 7
Views: 6573

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Sun May 20, 2018 3:08 pm   Subject: North power xt extensions
Do they ever get jammed with sand? That is my main concern, otherwise, I like the idea.
  Topic: Reassessment of twin cam sails and longish boards
dyz36

Replies: 42
Views: 33881

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Tue May 15, 2018 9:37 pm   Subject: Reassessment of twin cam sails and longish boards
For inconsistent gusty Midwest winds, I definitely prefer 2 cam sails in 7+ size.i have struggled with an 8.5 nocam sail until I upgraded to a 7.2 and 9.5 2 cam sails and they were a very pleasant cha ...
  Topic: 4.0 or 4.8 Aerotech WindSUP?
dyz36

Replies: 92
Views: 65670

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Thu Jan 11, 2018 11:05 pm   Subject: 4.0 or 4.8 Aerotech WindSUP?
the windsup sails are meant for non-planing conditions.

you may wish to switch to a 5.2 charge for that much wind.

http://www.aerotechsails.com/charge.html

I agree. I bought one of those win ...
  Topic: Windsup vs SUP vs Old longboard
dyz36

Replies: 27
Views: 17024

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Sat Nov 07, 2015 12:18 pm   Subject: Windsup vs SUP vs Old longboard
Thank you for all your responses. Sounds like I got answers to my questions:

1. Where do windsups place between these two extremes? Am I better off converting a SUP for wave riding? What should I b ...
  Topic: Windsup vs SUP vs Old longboard
dyz36

Replies: 27
Views: 17024

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Fri Nov 06, 2015 1:29 pm   Subject: Windsup vs SUP vs Old longboard
I have an old Equipe which I sail on Lake Michigan. I am considering getting a windsup, either an Exocet or BIC, for riding swell and small waves. I do not care much about planing in this application. ...
  Topic: Exocet WindSUP 10' Review - Why smaller is not always better
dyz36

Replies: 29
Views: 21380

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Sat Oct 03, 2015 1:03 pm   Subject: Exocet WindSUP 10' Review - Why smaller is not always better
dyz36,

formula and FF type boards, esp with fins 60 cm+ need to be sailed at really extreme angles to the wind as they become more lit up.  several intermediates i know have been using them as reac ...
  Topic: Exocet WindSUP 10' Review - Why smaller is not always better
dyz36

Replies: 29
Views: 21380

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Fri Oct 02, 2015 11:39 pm   Subject: Exocet WindSUP 10' Review - Why smaller is not always better
I often choose an older race board (Equipe XR) over a FF (86 cm wide) for sailing on Lake Michigan. But I would say the FF is faster if the wind is over 12 knots with the same 9.5 sail. This probably ...
  Topic: old school windsurfing ... do we realy need new stuff ?
dyz36

Replies: 47
Views: 26918

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Thu May 14, 2015 4:16 pm   Subject: old school windsurfing ... do we realy need new stuff ?
I will throw in a few thoughts from a low intermediate. I have been sailing for about 17 years but not very frequently, especially for the last 5 years when I only sailed 3-5 times a year.

I have t ...
 
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