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  Topic: Rant: Dealer markup on windsurf gear
jingebritsen

Replies: 41
Views: 2456

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Sun Oct 14, 2018 5:00 am   Subject: Rant: Dealer markup on windsurf gear
margins, it's what greases the wheels of capitalism. without them, nothing much happens. want something else? maybe a move to china? provided the gov't will subsidize, right?
  Topic: Board advice for 95 L Bump and Jump
jingebritsen

Replies: 97
Views: 5555

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Thu Oct 11, 2018 4:08 am   Subject: Board advice for 95 L Bump and Jump
top speed, how? in the PWA experience, how has that ever been seen? in humble florida wave sailing, single fins seem to out perform in any wind condition remotely onshore when upwind planing power a ...
  Topic: Board advice for 95 L Bump and Jump
jingebritsen

Replies: 97
Views: 5555

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Mon Oct 08, 2018 2:13 am   Subject: Board advice for 95 L Bump and Jump
cross 94 works in powered 6.8 to over powered 4.0
  Topic: Coast Guard renews Weatherflow sensor agreement
jingebritsen

Replies: 3
Views: 951

PostForum: Northwest USA & Canada   Posted: Sat Oct 06, 2018 3:15 am   Subject: Coast Guard renews Weatherflow sensor agreement
thank you very much
  Topic: Board advice for 95 L Bump and Jump
jingebritsen

Replies: 97
Views: 5555

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Sat Sep 29, 2018 5:38 am   Subject: Board advice for 95 L Bump and Jump
exocet has been offering double density shock absorbers for years.

there are wells, built into the deck, that allow extra EVA foam to be applied to the deck. this also changes the tilt of the ankl ...
  Topic: Let's Talk Cammed Sails
jingebritsen

Replies: 93
Views: 8222

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Sat Sep 29, 2018 5:30 am   Subject: Let's Talk Cammed Sails
if you thread the mast thru the cams, do not let the battens touch the ground with little to no down haul tension. not easy, nor 100% successful technique.

best technique that gets faster with exp ...
  Topic: Let's Talk Cammed Sails
jingebritsen

Replies: 93
Views: 8222

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Thu Sep 27, 2018 4:43 am   Subject: Let's Talk Cammed Sails
78 wide race to free race boards, for me match up well with 40 cm molded fins of moderately good quality or better in central florida winds when using 9.0 to fairly lit up 7.2 sails.

when the 7.2 i ...
  Topic: Sail Rigging.....
jingebritsen

Replies: 21
Views: 3162

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Sat Sep 22, 2018 9:18 am   Subject: Sail Rigging.....
the chronic slog then plane thing is just plain annoying to me.

sails and boards now are so refined that i find myself being able to flick around rather large kits with ease. the punta san carlos ...
  Topic: Let's Talk Cammed Sails
jingebritsen

Replies: 93
Views: 8222

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Thu Sep 20, 2018 5:03 am   Subject: Let's Talk Cammed Sails
mamero

spin out is more than likely a pilot factor than fin size.

i prefer a 40 cm fin from 7.2 to 9.0 sail.

get some forward speed before pushing against fin with back foot. save yourself s ...
  Topic: Has anyone gotten out in the waves on the cape this week?
jingebritsen

Replies: 6
Views: 1426

PostForum: Eastern and Central USA & Canada   Posted: Mon Sep 17, 2018 5:20 am   Subject: Has anyone gotten out in the waves on the cape this week?
mast too stiff? down haul not enough? too much out haul?

just wondering. if you liked it, so be it. all the SW sails i have used prior set up like prydes, aerotechs and several others.

most ...
 
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