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  Topic: 2020 92L Freestyle board (Psycho) vs.2004 99L freeride board
dllee

Replies: 15
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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: 3104
Views: 2268735

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: 955

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: 3104
Views: 2268735

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: 3104
Views: 2268735

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: 3104
Views: 2268735

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: 688

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: 955

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.
  Topic: Oahu vs. Maui
dllee

Replies: 5
Views: 688

PostForum: Southwest USA, Hawaii, Mexico   Posted: Sun May 02, 2021 2:34 pm   Subject: Oahu vs. Maui
DH, Kahala, backyards are prime wavesailing spots, 1st being side side on, 2nd side off, 3rd side on.
Where 4.5 works for Maui, 5.5 and bigger boards for Oahu.
  Topic: Where We Sailed Today
dllee

Replies: 3104
Views: 2268735

PostForum: Southwest USA, Hawaii, Mexico   Posted: Sun May 02, 2021 12:18 pm   Subject: Where We Sailed Today
That was some sorta unexpected windy say at Berkeley on Sat.
Old fart here, tough sailing on 3.7 that needed down and out by a lot.
Could only survive sailing upwind into the knee high windwaves ...
 
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