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  Topic: Sea Creature detractor(s) when up on foil?
dllee

Replies: 3
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PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Sat Sep 24, 2022 11:23 am   Subject: Sea Creature detractor(s) when up on foil?
I leave a piece of foil retainer dangling in the water, making a swishing sound on windfoil.
For wing, my foils all seem to hum just a but, especially when power loaded, announcing my coming prese ...
  Topic: Wing foiling at Bird Island Basin , Texas
dllee

Replies: 10
Views: 989

PostForum: Southwest USA, Hawaii, Mexico   Posted: Thu Sep 22, 2022 1:53 pm   Subject: Wing foiling at Bird Island Basin , Texas
Oh, low and minus tides...
We used to launch at Carpenter [?] Beach a bit to sail in the Gulf. Requires a walk/push past the shore pound, then you're clear. With windsurf, you can ride out at lower ...
  Topic: Wing foiling at Bird Island Basin , Texas
dllee

Replies: 10
Views: 989

PostForum: Southwest USA, Hawaii, Mexico   Posted: Thu Sep 22, 2022 1:43 pm   Subject: Wing foiling at Bird Island Basin , Texas
Windsurfers use weed fins at Bird and SPID, so weeds are a consideration at all seasons.
Oleander and N Beach is more weed free in fall/winter, but tidal heights need monitoring, as winter seems to ...
  Topic: Coachg
dllee

Replies: 6
Views: 574

PostForum: Southwest USA, Hawaii, Mexico   Posted: Wed Sep 21, 2022 3:44 pm   Subject: Coachg
As a relative beginner to wingfoil......
Given 12-20 mph winds, I can...
Windsurf fully powered on 6.0 and 100 liter board.
Windfoil 90% with 1150 foil and 4.5 sail.
Wingfoil 90% with 1500 ...
  Topic: Hurricane off San Diego
dllee

Replies: 5
Views: 612

PostForum: Southwest USA, Hawaii, Mexico   Posted: Wed Sep 21, 2022 11:12 am   Subject: Hurricane off San Diego
Sorry, meant Snow Valley, then Summit.
  Topic: Hurricane off San Diego
dllee

Replies: 5
Views: 612

PostForum: Southwest USA, Hawaii, Mexico   Posted: Wed Sep 21, 2022 11:01 am   Subject: Hurricane off San Diego
Good stuff, sailing new spots in old places.
When I was working in N L A, I got to sail Huntington, Bolca, Gladstone, Secos, and CountyLine...and snowboarder Green Mountain, Baldy, Summit, and the ...
  Topic: Wing foiling at Bird Island Basin , Texas
dllee

Replies: 10
Views: 989

PostForum: Southwest USA, Hawaii, Mexico   Posted: Mon Sep 19, 2022 7:58 pm   Subject: Wing foiling at Bird Island Basin , Texas
A few guys here are really fast on wingfoil, using 850 sq front wings up to 1325 for the bigger guys. They go almost as fast as freeride windsurf speeds, but crashes are explosions, not for me.
I w ...
  Topic: Wing foiling at Bird Island Basin , Texas
dllee

Replies: 10
Views: 989

PostForum: Southwest USA, Hawaii, Mexico   Posted: Mon Sep 19, 2022 2:47 pm   Subject: Wing foiling at Bird Island Basin , Texas
Steve, as you know, I'm kinda one dimensional in windsurfing, which I still do once a week, but as age creeps up and up, the appeal of speed and crashing at speed is losing it's luster.
Kinda like ...
  Topic: Wing foiling at Bird Island Basin , Texas
dllee

Replies: 10
Views: 989

PostForum: Southwest USA, Hawaii, Mexico   Posted: Mon Sep 19, 2022 2:41 pm   Subject: Wing foiling at Bird Island Basin , Texas
Yeah, have 90 and 55, but ride feel in 1' windswell is more direct and sensitive with short masts. Haven't tried the 55 yet, so can't say.
Yes, gotta pay attention with short masts in swell, but ha ...
  Topic: Coachg
dllee

Replies: 6
Views: 574

PostForum: Southwest USA, Hawaii, Mexico   Posted: Sun Sep 18, 2022 1:17 pm   Subject: Coachg
Hey...
I remember during the winter, you mentioned you would like some big sails for where you hang out and sail.
I got maybe 6 sails you can have for free bigger than 6.5 meters.
1. Windwing ...
 
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