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  Topic: Buying carbon fins
dllee

Replies: 12
Views: 655

PostForum: Southwest USA, Hawaii, Mexico   Posted: Thu Aug 18, 2022 3:42 pm   Subject: Buying carbon fins
You DO know that standard Formula fins are 70 cm., don't you?
While most of SF Bay racers were using 62-67 cm, the rest of the world was using 70's.
  Topic: Foiling Out
dllee

Replies: 1
Views: 109

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Wed Aug 17, 2022 10:14 am   Subject: Foiling Out
More water time.
Longer mast gives more room before breaching, but foil hits bottom sooner and requires chin deep water to clear bottom.
Turn and control ride height in big swell.
Same with l ...
  Topic: Buying carbon fins
dllee

Replies: 12
Views: 655

PostForum: Southwest USA, Hawaii, Mexico   Posted: Tue Aug 16, 2022 3:26 pm   Subject: Buying carbon fins
Wow, I was giving away those kind/size of LWS and old course fins...still have a few left...including Formula 61-70's.
Keeping my 32-44 sizes.
  Topic: Absolute beginner. 10 Lessons but still no results
dllee

Replies: 24
Views: 559

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Tue Aug 16, 2022 10:42 am   Subject: Absolute beginner. 10 Lessons but still no results
I guess 10 lessons mean you I u are pretty devoted.

I tried windsurfing once, couldn't do it, so took a lesson and bought gear the next day, no more lessons in 40 years.
  Topic: Absolute beginner. 10 Lessons but still no results
dllee

Replies: 24
Views: 559

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Mon Aug 15, 2022 5:18 pm   Subject: Absolute beginner. 10 Lessons but still no results
Nothing wrong with part time windsurfing, but be aware it will always be beyond your horizons as you're on the outside looking in....at a very involved and complicated sport.
Why not just say what ...
  Topic: Absolute beginner. 10 Lessons but still no results
dllee

Replies: 24
Views: 559

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Mon Aug 15, 2022 3:03 pm   Subject: Absolute beginner. 10 Lessons but still no results
Buy.......
Too many questions.
How devoted are you for windsurfing?
Can you afford a new sport?
Do you have time for windsurfing?
What other responsibilities to you have in life?
Do ...
  Topic: Absolute beginner. 10 Lessons but still no results
dllee

Replies: 24
Views: 559

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Mon Aug 15, 2022 1:45 pm   Subject: Absolute beginner. 10 Lessons but still no results
Mike.....Isobars.
Some perspective.
I was 35 when I started windsurfing. Had been a 4A surfer in my '20's, still surfed 6 days a week. Fall/winters at Ocean Beach SF, known for big wave riding. ...
  Topic: Absolute beginner. 10 Lessons but still no results
dllee

Replies: 24
Views: 559

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Mon Aug 15, 2022 12:35 pm   Subject: Absolute beginner. 10 Lessons but still no results
That is normal progression for 90 kilo guys who don't surf.
Deep water and chop makes standing on a 220 board difficult...forget the 180 until you are balanced and comfortable on the 220 with 5-6 m ...
  Topic: Buying carbon fins
dllee

Replies: 12
Views: 655

PostForum: Southwest USA, Hawaii, Mexico   Posted: Sat Aug 13, 2022 1:23 pm   Subject: Buying carbon fins
I am not a fin expert.
Are those carbon fins better than Tectonics Phoenix, Mirage, and Gold Wings?
  Topic: Where We Sailed Today
dllee

Replies: 3245
Views: 3055446

PostForum: Southwest USA, Hawaii, Mexico   Posted: Thu Aug 04, 2022 11:36 am   Subject: Where We Sailed Today
Regarding climbing aboard, standing up, and I pumping 10 times.....did only 22 yesterday and was DONE!
 
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