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  Topic: Yoohoo, I'm making my own sail and it'll be awesome!
jingebritsen

Replies: 3
Views: 7023

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Thu Jun 24, 2021 5:35 pm   Subject: Yoohoo, I'm making my own sail and it'll be awesome!
sail design techniques abound.

luff curve
luff sleeve sizes (diameters up the mast.)
positive seam shaping down low to be negated by negative seam shaping up top.
sail outline: how low a foot, o ...
  Topic: Blown out batten?
jingebritsen

Replies: 11
Views: 10320

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Sat May 29, 2021 4:06 am   Subject: Blown out batten?
too much outhaul. i was just sharing that with some one yesterday. any sail, if you want less power, gotta adjust both down and out.....
  Topic: harness camera mount question?
jingebritsen

Replies: 15
Views: 13928

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Sun May 16, 2021 10:41 am   Subject: harness camera mount question?
maybe ask a buddy to follow you with a drone? of course one has to have that sort of friend....
  Topic: Advice for planing through lulls?
jingebritsen

Replies: 59
Views: 76824

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Thu Mar 18, 2021 5:18 pm   Subject: Advice for planing through lulls?
today was exactly the scenario i was talking about.

happiest kit for me was 6.8 phantom, and 104 cross board.

http://www.iwindsurf.com/windandwhere.iws?regionID=226&siteID=6894
  Topic: Severne Pyro Review
jingebritsen

Replies: 22
Views: 21680

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Wed Mar 17, 2021 2:18 am   Subject: Severne Pyro Review
agreed with water rat pat. wind in florida is fairly holey/puffy. short water lines REQUIRE lots of sail. going from slogging to planing with really short boards can either be really physical, or a n ...
  Topic: Advice for planing through lulls?
jingebritsen

Replies: 59
Views: 76824

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Wed Mar 17, 2021 1:58 am   Subject: Advice for planing through lulls?
Florida has notoriously Swiss cheese kind of wind. my solution is gear choice. rig big. also jibe in the gusts. here on the east coast, on westerly, flat water days, those that keep an eye on who ...
  Topic: Adding Side Fins???
jingebritsen

Replies: 10
Views: 14817

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Mon Feb 22, 2021 2:48 am   Subject: Adding Side Fins???
a whole lot less work than adding boxes to a board:

smaller and stiffer fins. lots of brand managers include fins that are best matched for the lower winds that a design can be used in.

if you h ...
  Topic: Florida Windsurfing locations West vs East.
jingebritsen

Replies: 7
Views: 11233

PostForum: Eastern and Central USA & Canada   Posted: Mon Jan 25, 2021 2:46 am   Subject: Florida Windsurfing locations West vs East.
today is likely to be frustrating along the east coast until you travel below the cold water wedged between the gulf stream and the beach. cold water decouples the SE wind on the beach and sometimes ...
  Topic: Aerotech charge wave sails
jingebritsen

Replies: 6
Views: 7796

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Sat Jan 09, 2021 5:04 am   Subject: Aerotech charge wave sails
aerotech sales are comparable with other brands in quality. ask any sail repair shop. all brands are hand made, subject to some foibles of human mistakes.

aerotech sails are deigned by a floridia ...
  Topic: Aerotech Phantom 7.5
jingebritsen

Replies: 7
Views: 7536

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Tue Nov 24, 2020 4:38 am   Subject: Aerotech Phantom 7.5
hey cape, reminder. i told you the 7.7 airx comes with one tube batten. gotta replace that with a rod before you use it in surf.
 
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