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  Topic: Duotone XT extension, a mixed bag
konajoe

Replies: 26
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PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Thu Apr 29, 2021 10:10 am   Subject: Duotone XT extension, a mixed bag
[quote="isobars"]What manual? Did I miss something?

[quote="isobars"]

Brilliant marketing strategy. No user manual. I wonder why no one ever thought of that before?
  Topic: Duotone XT extension, a mixed bag
konajoe

Replies: 26
Views: 12439

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Mon Apr 26, 2021 9:00 am   Subject: Duotone XT extension, a mixed bag
I spent hours in Douglas's White Salmon loft Wednesday being tutored by him on their design principles, tuning, materials, etc,

I'm curious. Was his tuning advice any different than what is in the ...
  Topic: Duotone XT extension, a mixed bag
konajoe

Replies: 26
Views: 12439

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Mon Apr 12, 2021 12:30 pm   Subject: Duotone XT extension, a mixed bag
More input about lines and diameters would be appreciated. What I had thought was my original rope measures about 4mm.
  Topic: Duotone XT extension, a mixed bag
konajoe

Replies: 26
Views: 12439

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Sun Apr 11, 2021 12:14 pm   Subject: Duotone XT extension, a mixed bag
What kind of line, available in the US, works for these things?
  Topic: Advice for planing through lulls?
konajoe

Replies: 59
Views: 67431

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Mon Mar 22, 2021 3:11 pm   Subject: Advice for planing through lulls?
A drop in wind speed isn't a header, but it appears that way to the sail. A header is a change in true wind direction.
  Topic: Advice for planing through lulls?
konajoe

Replies: 59
Views: 67431

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Sat Mar 20, 2021 12:53 pm   Subject: Re: Advice for planing through lulls?
With regard to blasting through the lulls, I've been focusing on bearing off the wind, keeping the sail sheeted in and the board flat. But I often find myself stalling out and dropping off the plane ...
  Topic: Is the Launch at Bird Island Messed Up?
konajoe

Replies: 6
Views: 5182

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Tue Mar 16, 2021 9:21 am   Subject: Is the Launch at Bird Island Messed Up?
I've heard that those rocks were big enough to turn your ankle on. Not true?

Also, is there enough room for a lot of people to leave their gear on the shore where the non-rocky part is, or will yo ...
  Topic: Advice for planing through lulls?
konajoe

Replies: 59
Views: 67431

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Tue Mar 16, 2021 9:13 am   Subject: Advice for planing through lulls?
Well, don't bother to heed your own advice.
You said lulls cause a slight headwind. So holding course just makes you head upwind higher, which automatically SLOW you down in the lighter wind

I'm ...
  Topic: Advice for planing through lulls?
konajoe

Replies: 59
Views: 67431

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Mon Mar 15, 2021 10:02 am   Subject: Advice for planing through lulls?
I'll stick with holding your course, while paying attention to your sail trim, weighting your front foot, and being VERY still. Steering the board is considered acceleration, which requires energy th ...
  Topic: Is the Launch at Bird Island Messed Up?
konajoe

Replies: 6
Views: 5182

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Sun Mar 14, 2021 4:36 pm   Subject: Is the Launch at Bird Island Messed Up?
I know that Bird Island is a big Spring time sailing destination. But I've heard and read that there was some corrosion control done that really messed up the launch. Can others confirm this? Photo ...
 
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