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  Topic: seeking Severne Psycho reviews
ss59

Replies: 11
Views: 1644

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Sun Nov 22, 2020 4:16 am   Subject: seeking Severne Psycho reviews
Ignite looks like a better board than psycho but, well, you already ordered the board.


I'm not sure you can say one board is better than the other; particularly when someone else is going to be u ...
  Topic: Mast Rake
ss59

Replies: 23
Views: 4186

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Fri Nov 06, 2020 12:35 pm   Subject: Mast Rake
I can't think that I have ever consciously raked a sail back (closed the slot?). With the harness lines set up correctly on freeride kit, the rig sits where it needs to with no pressure on the hands.
  Topic: What determines maximum sail size for a board?
ss59

Replies: 23
Views: 5832

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Sat Oct 31, 2020 3:29 pm   Subject: What determines maximum sail size for a board?
Probably got this wrong but I always thought max sail size is determined by max fin size which in turn is determined by the one foot off-width
  Topic: light-wind water start
ss59

Replies: 16
Views: 11207

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Tue Oct 13, 2020 10:52 am   Subject: light-wind water start
If after grabbing the foot of the sail nothing seems to happen then yes you need to let it lean back windward a bit then tilt it leeward with some momentum so that the swing weight lets you place your ...
  Topic: light-wind water start
ss59

Replies: 16
Views: 11207

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Tue Oct 06, 2020 2:24 pm   Subject: light-wind water start
I have managed light-wind water start a few times, but I'm unsure of how I did it and therefore the best technique. When there is very little wind I have water started by putting my feet either sid ...
  Topic: Once again... Shipping from Europe
ss59

Replies: 10
Views: 24240

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Tue Oct 06, 2020 3:50 am   Subject: Once again... Shipping from Europe
Is this an other sign that the age of mail order has peaked and now on decline?
A board ships or $140.
One sail $80.
Inconsistencies abound.
Deliveries inconsistent.


Not at all, quite ...
  Topic: roof rack
ss59

Replies: 26
Views: 29495

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Wed Sep 16, 2020 7:33 am   Subject: roof rack
In the UK there is a Thule adaptor kit for the Prius - https://www.thule.com/en-gb/roof-rack/fit-kits/kit-1824-rapid-_-141824 - you might be able to find one in Canada (or get one imported)
  Topic: Advice for planing through lulls?
ss59

Replies: 34
Views: 38046

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Fri Sep 11, 2020 3:17 am   Subject: Advice for planing through lulls?
In addition to the excellent advice already listed here (particularly coachg/ss59) I'll point out that all of the finesse advice works a whole lot better if your harness lines are well balanced and no ...
  Topic: Advice for planing through lulls?
ss59

Replies: 34
Views: 38046

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Sun Sep 06, 2020 10:47 am   Subject: Advice for planing through lulls?
In short lulls, hands very close together, tighten your body into a very locked stiff stance lift your hips (to get the rig upright and away) and push down through your toes - basically an early plann ...
  Topic: Drysuits 2020! O'Neill or Promotion?
ss59

Replies: 12
Views: 13516

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Thu Aug 27, 2020 3:49 pm   Subject: Drysuits 2020! O'Neill or Promotion?
I have a 4/3 psycho freak (zipless) and I really like it, really warm as warm as my 5/3 ripcurl flashbomb sizewise I find it pretty much bang on - I'm a medium tall in every brand of suit i ha ...
 
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