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  Topic: ... and Windfoil is in the Olympics
konajoe

Replies: 6
Views: 1574

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Fri Nov 08, 2019 9:25 am   Subject: ... and Windfoil is in the Olympics
The windsurfing world missed their best shot of reviving the sport. Windsurfer LT would have given a chance for a revival.
  Topic: Life is a cycle - new board hands me my @rse like a newbie
konajoe

Replies: 19
Views: 10232

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Wed Aug 28, 2019 6:23 pm   Subject: Life is a cycle - new board hands me my @rse like a newbie
Pumping technique is a contributor. Watch a few videos of Olympic racers. Pumping is not sheeting in and sheeting out. (I guess bad pumping is). Gotta start your pumping with your feet where they ...
  Topic: 2024 Olympics Survey
konajoe

Replies: 11
Views: 7589

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Wed Jul 31, 2019 11:12 am   Subject: 2024 Olympics Survey
If you want foiling in the Olympics because you, yourself foil, I can agree. But I wouldn't say it would be any more fun to watch foils racing than any other board. They'll still be doing the same c ...
  Topic: Looking for family/teaching windsurfer
konajoe

Replies: 6
Views: 3871

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Tue Jul 30, 2019 12:10 pm   Subject: Looking for family/teaching windsurfer
I have the Kona but have also tested the LT. If you are sailing regularly in winds under 15 mph, get the LT. The LT is much lighter so you get all the advantages that go with that. The LT is longer ...
  Topic: Kids board recommendation for progressing
konajoe

Replies: 12
Views: 7073

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Tue Jul 30, 2019 11:46 am   Subject: Kids board recommendation for progressing
Does your board have a mast track? The smaller the sail, the farther back the sail should be. If you have it too far forward, you won't be able to tack or go upwind.

Are you going to teach her th ...
  Topic: 2024 Olympics Survey
konajoe

Replies: 11
Views: 7589

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Tue Jul 30, 2019 11:38 am   Subject: 2024 Olympics Survey
I'm surprised that, in a sport that we all participate in here, folks are voting for what they would like to WATCH. I'd like to see the new Windsurfer LT. It's accessible to so many. Getting the op ...
  Topic: Learning to gybe before the big 7.0 - only 8 years left!!
konajoe

Replies: 27
Views: 17441

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Tue May 07, 2019 1:52 pm   Subject: Learning to gybe before the big 7.0 - only 8 years left!!
Ditch the 12 step method. It's too complicated.

The majority of non-pros that I have seen truly plane through jibes, switch their feet after the sail flip and catch.

The only people who I have ...
  Topic: 2018 Kona Worlds - Florida - Late Oct.
konajoe

Replies: 5
Views: 9270

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Sun Sep 30, 2018 2:50 pm   Subject: 2018 Kona Worlds - Florida - Late Oct.
84 preregistered as of the end of September. Well over half are from outside the US. Last minute Americans should push the entries over 100.
  Topic: Sail Rigging.....
konajoe

Replies: 21
Views: 11767

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Tue Sep 18, 2018 6:01 pm   Subject: Sail Rigging.....
Go to internet. Go to manufacturer's web site. Find your year and model. Read tuning guide for your specific sails.
  Topic: Let's Talk Cammed Sails
konajoe

Replies: 116
Views: 33570

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Fri Aug 31, 2018 5:53 pm   Subject: Let's Talk Cammed Sails
Are you rigging 7.5 Retro per Sailworks Retro guide for light wind? (Gotta ask. Some folks insist on only using one setting for each sail.)
 
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