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  Topic: Sail repair
uchida

Replies: 3
Views: 4237

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Thu Nov 02, 2017 2:55 pm   Subject: Sail repair
Go to a windsurf shop and get a few of their shop stickers that racers put on their sails. You might end up a sailing advertisement for the shop but what the heck, the stickers are usually free. I wa ...
  Topic: Cell phones instead of sailmanship ...
uchida

Replies: 14
Views: 11157

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Thu Jul 27, 2017 1:08 pm   Subject: Cell phones instead of sailmanship ...
That's what wind dummies are for. I usually ask sailors that I know are decent what they're on. Then I take that information and adjust my rig according to their weight, board size, ability and what ...
  Topic: Learning to Windsurf from a FEMALE perspective
uchida

Replies: 30
Views: 21154

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Tue Jul 25, 2017 7:58 pm   Subject: Learning to Windsurf from a FEMALE perspective
Go to Texas; North and/or South Padre Islands (Laguna Madre). The best place to conquer waterstarts that I know of. Warm water, good winds and chest deep water as far as you would want to sail (for ...
  Topic: FOOTSTRAPS CAN BREAK YOUR FOOT
uchida

Replies: 130
Views: 124324

PostForum: Southwest USA, Hawaii, Mexico   Posted: Thu Jul 13, 2017 12:29 pm   Subject: FOOTSTRAPS CAN BREAK YOUR FOOT
Broke a metatarsal in my foot 4 days into a 16 day Maui trip a few years back. I wore booties all the time while sailing up to that time. I blame my fracture on the inability of my foot to come out o ...
  Topic: Speed
uchida

Replies: 1
Views: 2572

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Sat May 13, 2017 12:58 pm   Subject: Speed
When people ask me, "what's the secret to powder skiing?" my reply is, "go fast!"
  Topic: Ideas for destinations to combine family and windsurfing?
uchida

Replies: 12
Views: 11672

PostForum: Southwest USA, Hawaii, Mexico   Posted: Mon Dec 14, 2015 8:15 pm   Subject: Ideas for destinations to combine family and windsurfing?
I went to the Dominican Republic with my wife and 11 yr old daughter, neither sails. The sailing was good and the activities off the water were really fun. Did a river boat tour, a mountain bike tou ...
  Topic: 84L Board... Got stuck out in the water
uchida

Replies: 38
Views: 20909

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Sat Nov 14, 2015 12:19 pm   Subject: 84L Board... Got stuck out in the water
Quick tacks on a small sinker board is an awesome maneuver. Duck tacks are even cooler. I've never been able to do a duck but saw Polokow ripping them off like they were nothing. Very impressive. ...
  Topic: What is going on in Maui???
uchida

Replies: 18
Views: 18677

PostForum: Southwest USA, Hawaii, Mexico   Posted: Sat Jun 13, 2015 10:42 am   Subject: What is going on in Maui???
Bird Island Basin brings back fond memories. My first jibe and water start was there. Chest deep warm water as far as the eye can see. Watch out for the afternoon thunder storms! I also had tons of ...
  Topic: Maui winds
uchida

Replies: 15
Views: 12711

PostForum: Southwest USA, Hawaii, Mexico   Posted: Sat Sep 13, 2014 3:15 pm   Subject: Maui winds
Just got back from a 2 week trip. Sailed every day except one. 5.4 every time except one day on a 4.6 for a couple hours. 77 ltr JP freestyle wave. Sailed Kanaha daily except 3 times at Ohukai in ...
  Topic: Is a carbon boom worth it?
uchida

Replies: 46
Views: 37688

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Sat Aug 02, 2014 1:04 pm   Subject: Is a carbon boom worth it?
The problem with aluminum booms is not only the breakage but the slight bends and tweeks that occur during not so extreme sailing. I've owned carbon for years, mainly chinook, I gave up on Fibersnap ...
 
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