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  Topic: Rockin' day at Horseneck after the storm
windswell

Replies: 1
Views: 9937

PostForum: Eastern and Central USA & Canada   Posted: Thu Aug 06, 2020 8:03 am   Subject: Rockin' day at Horseneck after the storm
Isaias day was downright dangerous gusty (20-59) at Horseneck and we didn't want to endanger rescue crews should we break down (body or gear) while sailing. And we're old and take longer to heal.

B ...
  Topic: windsup users - is it me or the equipment?
windswell

Replies: 21
Views: 35016

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Thu Aug 06, 2020 7:51 am   Subject: Mast Base pressure and lessons
As Isobar said, a lesson or two would rocket you ahead of just trying it yourself.
Since you're on a long-board, advice from a long-board sailor would help more than short-boarders. In either case, ...
  Topic: east coast sail repair
windswell

Replies: 26
Views: 35050

PostForum: Eastern and Central USA & Canada   Posted: Sat Jul 04, 2020 11:58 am   Subject: Sail Repair on Cape Cod
Nina Schweikardt has a professional machine and did a great job repairing my sail over a year ago. Try contacting her or Peter Richterich.
  Topic: Open Ocean boards
windswell

Replies: 77
Views: 80111

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Mon May 13, 2019 8:22 am   Subject: Open Ocean boards
I have an Oahu built OO any of you can have free if you come pick it up in SE Massachusetts. Designed for 5.2 ish opposing current, big chop (aka Gorge like). You'd have to relocate the footstraps and ...
  Topic: OBX, Hitting fish with my fin
windswell

Replies: 13
Views: 28606

PostForum: Eastern and Central USA & Canada   Posted: Mon May 13, 2019 8:01 am   Subject: Payback
PAYBACK...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LoL8_bQ77gY
  Topic: Cleaning your Sails and Sailbags
windswell

Replies: 16
Views: 11388

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Sat Sep 29, 2018 11:00 am   Subject: Cleaning your Sails and Sailbags
I have heard from custom sailmakers who WANT my sails to last, that unrolling, hosing, turning, hosing, hanging to FULLY dry, rerolling to bag, does much more damage to the fabric and stitching than j ...
  Topic: Fixing ASA skin peel
windswell

Replies: 9
Views: 6575

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Fri Aug 24, 2018 9:49 am   Subject: ASA skin peel images
FIgured it out. Thanks for your replies. There does not appear to be any exposed foam core, just the brown fiber glass cloth.
Can I just glue/epoxy down the lifting rail area where I inserted 2 yell ...
  Topic: Fixing ASA skin peel
windswell

Replies: 9
Views: 6575

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Thu Aug 23, 2018 2:25 pm   Subject: Fixing ASA skin peel
I got this decades old Screamer 2 for a friend's 15 year old daughter who is ready for a smaller board. She's in the footstraps and jibing a 130L. board and making many waterstarts.
Any suggestions a ...
  Topic: How to store board in HOT sun?
windswell

Replies: 11
Views: 11203

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Wed Aug 15, 2018 7:46 am   Subject: buy a beater board on Craig's list
So, you could buy a beater board on Craig's list, and use it till it melts, or cooler temperatures come.

Another option would be to fashion a white or foil-sided tented tarp from the roof rack, mos ...
  Topic: Padded spreader bar ???
windswell

Replies: 1
Views: 5113

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Thu Jun 14, 2018 8:29 pm   Subject: Padded spreader bar ???
I just got a new Dakine T8 harness. It has a padded spreader bar and I can see no good use for the padding. The bar is snug enough that it doesn't ride up and hit me in the chest and the padding preve ...
 
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