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  Topic: thrusters, harness lines and crabbing/cavitating
dllee

Replies: 21
Views: 1364

PostForum: Northwest USA & Canada   Posted: Thu Jun 10, 2021 8:36 pm   Subject: thrusters, harness lines and crabbing/cavitating
22 wave has as much area as 26 fsw fins....
  Topic: thrusters, harness lines and crabbing/cavitating
dllee

Replies: 21
Views: 1364

PostForum: Northwest USA & Canada   Posted: Wed Jun 09, 2021 11:08 am   Subject: thrusters, harness lines and crabbing/cavitating
Either dump all your other boards and exclusively ride new school...and also foil.........
Or dump that 20 center fin for a freestyle wave 26 and have great sailing....
  Topic: Windfoiling on a Tahe( Bic) Beach board
dllee

Replies: 6
Views: 472

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Fri Jun 04, 2021 6:22 pm   Subject: Windfoiling on a Tahe( Bic) Beach board
158 lbs, foiling for 3rd season.
Honestly, get a bigger board. If you need to slog to windline, if you get days the wind just dies below 10.
Been on Naish 122. When I slog out, around 300 yards ...
  Topic: Where We Sailed Today
dllee

Replies: 3138
Views: 2359266

PostForum: Southwest USA, Hawaii, Mexico   Posted: Sun May 23, 2021 9:18 pm   Subject: Where We Sailed Today
Can get skunked any time.
Past 2 days at Berkeley for sure.
Today, not so bad 5.7 and 95 liter....faster than the 2 other guys on 7.0's. Meaning there WAS wind, not that any of us are faster tha ...
  Topic: Where We Sailed Today
dllee

Replies: 3138
Views: 2359266

PostForum: Southwest USA, Hawaii, Mexico   Posted: Tue May 18, 2021 3:34 pm   Subject: Where We Sailed Today
As a former surfer, Honolulu was known to the world by 1967, when Nat Young was filmed slo mo riding the 7'7" x 23" deep V bottom Plastic Fantastic Flying machines. A surf movie by that name ...
  Topic: Foil board choices - your opinion wanted!
dllee

Replies: 26
Views: 28204

PostForum: Eastern and Central USA & Canada   Posted: Sat May 15, 2021 2:01 pm   Subject: Foil board choices - your opinion wanted!
Ok, 12-18.
Naish 122 board, 600 sq cm foil, 4.5 sail. 157 lbs.
  Topic: Foil board choices - your opinion wanted!
dllee

Replies: 26
Views: 28204

PostForum: Eastern and Central USA & Canada   Posted: Wed May 12, 2021 9:37 pm   Subject: Foil board choices - your opinion wanted!
Depends what you weigh and how windy is your spot, and how big you want to rig.
For instance, me 160 lbs, superb pumper.
Typical day, 15-23 mph wind, 600 foil and 3.7. 122 liter board. Berkeley ...
  Topic: Where We Sailed Today
dllee

Replies: 3138
Views: 2359266

PostForum: Southwest USA, Hawaii, Mexico   Posted: Wed May 12, 2021 12:30 pm   Subject: Where We Sailed Today
Couple points.
FSW IS the fastest board in 4.5 conditions at ebb Crissy.
Assuming you are a good windsurfer, are you sure the wingers you pass so easily are actually good wingers?
How good di ...
  Topic: Foil board choices - your opinion wanted!
dllee

Replies: 26
Views: 28204

PostForum: Eastern and Central USA & Canada   Posted: Wed May 12, 2021 11:11 am   Subject: Foil board choices - your opinion wanted!
So we should only do what is EASY?
I have had my 70, 90, and 65 cm masts for about a year now.
Since that time, having all 3, I used my 70 maybe 10 days, my 90 7 days, and my 65 about 40 days.
...
  Topic: Foil board choices - your opinion wanted!
dllee

Replies: 26
Views: 28204

PostForum: Eastern and Central USA & Canada   Posted: Tue May 11, 2021 7:42 pm   Subject: Foil board choices - your opinion wanted!
Longer mast goes upwind better, more balance when slogging, and gives more room to fly up and down.
Feels a little disconnected in hard turns, and needs .ore water depth...like chest deep for 90 cm ...
 
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