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  Topic: 230 lbs. sail size to plane
wsatl

Replies: 48
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PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Thu Nov 11, 2021 2:17 pm   Subject: 230 lbs. sail size to plane
i forgot to post James Douglas' sail calculator
http://jimbodouglass.blogspot.com/2010/11/updated-windsurf-calculator-online.html
for 11 knots a 12.5 sail is suggested @ 230 lbs
8.5 m² sail for ab ...
  Topic: Switch out of Mauisails - who sailed them & moved onto?
wsatl

Replies: 11
Views: 17574

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Mon Jun 28, 2021 7:37 pm   Subject: Switch out of Mauisails - who sailed them & moved onto?
What does Wyatt know?
I like fully downhauled and fully baggy outhaul.

+1 for proper downhaul. Baggy outhaul for power, tight outhaul for range.
  Topic: Used market is shrinking
wsatl

Replies: 32
Views: 43579

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Sat Apr 17, 2021 9:02 am   Subject: Used market is shrinking
https://boston.craigslist.org/gbs/spo/d/north-reading-windsurf-sail-106-carbon/7307871566.html

I posted my 10.6 Neilpryde v8 here . I wouldn't know how to ship stuff this large. . I will let you a ...
  Topic: Used market is shrinking
wsatl

Replies: 32
Views: 43579

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Thu Apr 15, 2021 11:30 am   Subject: Used market is shrinking
This says a lot about the current market for used gear. 27ish yr old North sells for $135 plus 90 shipping

https://www.ebay.com/itm/Windsurfing-Sail-NorthSail-Prisma-5-0Length-162-Awesomeness/28425 ...
  Topic: Used market is shrinking
wsatl

Replies: 32
Views: 43579

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Sun Apr 11, 2021 9:33 pm   Subject: Used market is shrinking
With the confinements of 2020 - sporting gear got sucked up. Some windsurf shops had an outstanding year. 25-35 yr old sails are selling for stupid prices on ebay - the same stuff people were binning ...
  Topic: Frank Messina R.I.P.
wsatl

Replies: 2
Views: 12797

PostForum: Eastern and Central USA & Canada   Posted: Mon Mar 22, 2021 11:24 am   Subject: Frank Messina R.I.P.
He sounds like one of those few who make a profound difference in your life without realizing it. As dcharlton, I, too am sorry for your loss.

I read the account of your first meeting and it's like ...
  Topic: Tack
wsatl

Replies: 53
Views: 41401

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Mon Dec 14, 2020 8:50 am   Subject: Tack
The Tack or Chicken Gybe, is into the wind. The Jibe is off the wind. There is no shame in 'the chicken-gybe' despite its name!


Just for kicks - what are the inherent definitions of a jibe and ta ...
  Topic: Tack
wsatl

Replies: 53
Views: 41401

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Sun Dec 13, 2020 9:26 pm   Subject: Tack
All asked and answered ad nauseum in previous threads on this topic.

You made the assertion in this thread. If you don't have an answer, just say so. If everything is asked and answered elsewhere, ...
  Topic: Tack
wsatl

Replies: 53
Views: 41401

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Sun Dec 13, 2020 5:33 pm   Subject: Tack
And since NONE of you are pros, it does apply.
Ditto for the theory that tacking inherently loses less ground than a fast, tight, successful jibe.

Just for kicks - what are the inherent definiti ...
  Topic: Naish Hover Crossover 120 or 140?
wsatl

Replies: 12
Views: 17645

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Tue Dec 08, 2020 7:10 pm   Subject: Re: Naish Hover Crossover 120 or 140?
...Like, is it hard to get leverage over the foil for going upwind and stuff?

Getting leverage over the foil for going hard upwind is more about the board width than the straps themselves because y ...
 
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