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  Topic: Windmills at Sherman
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PostForum: Southwest USA, Hawaii, Mexico   Posted: Thu Jun 26, 2014 2:15 pm   Subject: Windmills at Sherman
I don't think anyone is suggesting that we start turning off those propellers. It's just that there is a negative aspect to wind power. Both to wildlife and we windsurfers. However I will take them ov ...
  Topic: Windmills at Sherman
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Replies: 93
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PostForum: Southwest USA, Hawaii, Mexico   Posted: Wed Jun 25, 2014 10:40 am   Subject: Windmills at Sherman
Wind Generators take energy from the wind and covert it to electricity. There can be no question that they have an effect on the wind at spots like the Power Lines. How big of an effect can they have? ...
  Topic: best car to carry gear?
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PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Fri Sep 28, 2012 10:41 am   Subject: best car to carry gear?
Saving my money for this one;

http://www.autoblog.com/2012/09/06/2014-ford-transit-offers-big-utility-with-ecoboost-and-diesel-po/
  Topic: Kiting at the Hatchery?
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PostForum: Northwest USA & Canada   Posted: Sun Jul 15, 2012 1:14 pm   Subject: Kiting at the Hatchery?
Sadly this issue will be resolved by a tragedy of some sort. You cannot have one close call after another and believe an "accident" will never happen. It's a fact that kiting, in spite of al ...
  Topic: powerlines, windmills and weak winds...
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PostForum: Southwest USA, Hawaii, Mexico   Posted: Wed Jul 11, 2012 1:59 pm   Subject: powerlines, windmills and weak winds...
Anyone know who makes coal-fiber sails and boards. I don't want to be the one send us to the tipping-point.
  Topic: Pailolo channel crossing info.
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PostForum: Southwest USA, Hawaii, Mexico   Posted: Tue Jul 10, 2012 9:09 pm   Subject: Pailolo channel crossing info.
I would check with; www.mauisportsadventures.com

I think it safe to say Matt has made that crossing more times then anyone and can be considered THE expert.
  Topic: powerlines, windmills and weak winds...
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PostForum: Southwest USA, Hawaii, Mexico   Posted: Tue Jul 10, 2012 9:06 pm   Subject: powerlines, windmills and weak winds...
OK, here's how it works (and it's been a very long time since I took physics);

One of the laws of Physics is the Conservation of Energy, in short energy is neither created or destroyed but converte ...
  Topic: Olympics drop windsurfing for kiteboarding
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PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Wed May 09, 2012 12:51 pm   Subject: Olympics drop windsurfing for kiteboarding
Can anyone tell me how this is a negative? I am of the opinion that the Olympics did nothing for the sport. In fact it would be pretty easy to chart the decline in participation starting with the firs ...
  Topic: Original windsurfer type fin , replacement ,or box insert
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PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Wed Dec 07, 2011 11:29 am   Subject: Original windsurfer type fin , replacement ,or box insert
With so many free or almost free old sailboards out there I would be going that route. That board does not look like it is worth the epoxy.
  Topic: Adding a mast insert to a SUP
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PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Fri Oct 28, 2011 12:22 pm   Subject: Adding a mast insert to a SUP
I had Eva the Board Lady install a mast track in my Surftech Laird back in May of '08. I had her place the rear of the box at the center line of the board. I have found the board works MUCH better wit ...
 
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