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  Topic: Step/flip vs. Flip/step vs. Flip/sail out switch
jingebritsen

Replies: 188
Views: 22620

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Sat Aug 11, 2018 4:59 am   Subject: Step/flip vs. Flip/step vs. Flip/sail out switch
after spending 30+ years windsurfing in florida

lightest of winds planing jibes tend to be ducks for me. short and wide boards plane early, but do not glide. they need "power on" most ...
  Topic: How to store board in HOT sun?
jingebritsen

Replies: 11
Views: 993

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Fri Aug 10, 2018 2:16 am   Subject: How to store board in HOT sun?
warning.

vent screw out is bad news when left outside, bagged or not. it does rain some virtually everywhere in California with a few exceptions.

especially bad to have vent screw out while dr ...
  Topic: Larger fin for wave longboard
jingebritsen

Replies: 19
Views: 8240

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Tue Jul 24, 2018 3:33 am   Subject: Larger fin for wave longboard
i have sailed this board in many ways.

the 32 cm fin i prefer, although not flawless, is near perfect for most app's of this board. even works okay with sails up to 9.0

progressive sports conti ...
  Topic: Step/flip vs. Flip/step vs. Flip/sail out switch
jingebritsen

Replies: 188
Views: 22620

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Mon Jul 23, 2018 4:22 am   Subject: Step/flip vs. Flip/step vs. Flip/sail out switch
corner number one: all too typical late with sail flip. can't see your feet.

#2. not enough juice to plane thru

#3 same. you need more speed. therefore, bigger stuff

#4 flipping sail t ...
  Topic: 2017 Fanatic Freewave 105 (Classic vs STB)
jingebritsen

Replies: 9
Views: 4188

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Fri Jul 20, 2018 2:28 am   Subject: 2017 Fanatic Freewave 105 (Classic vs STB)
if you like/have to sail in spots with lulls, shorter length boards do not slog as easily as longer ones. keep that in mind
  Topic: Formula fin choice
jingebritsen

Replies: 14
Views: 5440

PostForum: Eastern and Central USA & Canada   Posted: Fri Jul 20, 2018 2:26 am   Subject: Formula fin choice
at your weight, spinning the fin is probably a technique issue?

upwind grinds require max boat speeds to "stand" on the fin with your back foot. being so light is probably allowing you e ...
  Topic: Longboard question
jingebritsen

Replies: 27
Views: 12447

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Sun Jul 08, 2018 4:47 am   Subject: Longboard question
foot straps on long boards important in a few ways:

1. makes launching and landing far easier

2. gives one better control in planing, choppy cornering.

3. helps with loops too

http://joewi ...
  Topic: sail stand for dock
jingebritsen

Replies: 25
Views: 10429

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Fri Jul 06, 2018 12:45 am   Subject: sail stand for dock
premature weathering not a worry?

must be rich.

have a really tall barn close to the water?
  Topic: Looking for a 8+m sail that fits a 460 mast
jingebritsen

Replies: 39
Views: 14112

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Tue Jun 26, 2018 3:17 am   Subject: Looking for a 8+m sail that fits a 460 mast
https://progressivesports.com/windsurfing/sails?squaremeterrange=932

freespeeds are fairly valued, gutty and no cams.
  Topic: Exocet Nano
jingebritsen

Replies: 8
Views: 4198

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Sat Jun 23, 2018 7:43 am   Subject: Exocet Nano
for neutral buoyancy: sailor, sail kit and all:

200lbs + 12 lbs divided by 2.2 kgs/lb = 96 liters.

using small sails with large boards can be somewhat of a mismatch, primarily with boards that ...
 
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