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  Topic: Foil board choices - your opinion wanted!
dllee

Replies: 15
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PostForum: Eastern and Central USA & Canada   Posted: Mon May 10, 2021 8:05 pm   Subject: Foil board choices - your opinion wanted!
Before you can fly, you have to locate your front wing between your footstraps, hence WINDSURF fuselage, not kite, surf, or wing.
Then, a 65 mast is useless except for your timid first 2 days. If y ...
  Topic: Foil board choices - your opinion wanted!
dllee

Replies: 15
Views: 21633

PostForum: Eastern and Central USA & Canada   Posted: Mon May 10, 2021 5:05 pm   Subject: Foil board choices - your opinion wanted!
2 screw Tuttle is used on half the foils out nowadays.
Get windsurf fuselage.
Biggest board, 150-180 liters.
  Topic: 2020 92L Freestyle board (Psycho) vs.2004 99L freeride board
dllee

Replies: 15
Views: 1164

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Mon May 03, 2021 3:18 pm   Subject: 2020 92L Freestyle board (Psycho) vs.2004 99L freeride board
My thinking.....
We use skinny for sail breathing, flex, and wide wind range.
So, why use a rigid boom? That is counter to flexibility and range. It kills feel and touch.
Same with aluminum f ...
  Topic: Where We Sailed Today
dllee

Replies: 3107
Views: 2274145

PostForum: Southwest USA, Hawaii, Mexico   Posted: Mon May 03, 2021 2:03 pm   Subject: Where We Sailed Today
Wings seem to do just fine in 33 mph gusts.
They were invented in Maui.
  Topic: 2020 92L Freestyle board (Psycho) vs.2004 99L freeride board
dllee

Replies: 15
Views: 1164

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Mon May 03, 2021 1:59 pm   Subject: 2020 92L Freestyle board (Psycho) vs.2004 99L freeride board
Carbon boom is a luxury for those under 160 lbs.
I have sailed shortboards for 38 years, worked at shops for 23 years, have owned over 17 Carbon booms and for the past 3 years, barely ever use carb ...
  Topic: Where We Sailed Today
dllee

Replies: 3107
Views: 2274145

PostForum: Southwest USA, Hawaii, Mexico   Posted: Mon May 03, 2021 11:40 am   Subject: Where We Sailed Today
I'm opposite.
Windfoil, especially long fuze and low aspect foil, is smooth and effortless, providing underpowered so pumping is needed.
Wings take energy and agility, plus balance....commoditie ...
  Topic: Where We Sailed Today
dllee

Replies: 3107
Views: 2274145

PostForum: Southwest USA, Hawaii, Mexico   Posted: Mon May 03, 2021 11:31 am   Subject: Where We Sailed Today
Like he also landskates with the same wing kid?
  Topic: Where We Sailed Today
dllee

Replies: 3107
Views: 2274145

PostForum: Southwest USA, Hawaii, Mexico   Posted: Mon May 03, 2021 11:24 am   Subject: Where We Sailed Today
The little blonde kid?
I think he lives near the Gorge, and just visiting.
  Topic: Oahu vs. Maui
dllee

Replies: 5
Views: 810

PostForum: Southwest USA, Hawaii, Mexico   Posted: Sun May 02, 2021 7:53 pm   Subject: Oahu vs. Maui
Robbie moved to Maui for the exposure and marketing.
He's one of the few sailors who liked 5.3 conditions and surf.
Home base Kailua is not surf sailing, nor is nearby Kaneohe or Lanikai.
He' ...
  Topic: 2020 92L Freestyle board (Psycho) vs.2004 99L freeride board
dllee

Replies: 15
Views: 1164

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Sun May 02, 2021 3:12 pm   Subject: 2020 92L Freestyle board (Psycho) vs.2004 99L freeride board
Agree with above.
FS more critical and higher strung.
Carve relax and play.
Same windrange.
 
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