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  Topic: San Diego - Lake Hodges wing-foil access
jayturcot

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PostForum: Southwest USA, Hawaii, Mexico   Posted: Sun Jun 13, 2021 10:23 am   Subject: San Diego - Lake Hodges wing-foil access
Follow up question which maybe negates all of the above:

Are weeds a thing at this spot?
  Topic: San Diego - Lake Hodges wing-foil access
jayturcot

Replies: 6
Views: 13264

PostForum: Southwest USA, Hawaii, Mexico   Posted: Sun Jun 13, 2021 9:00 am   Subject: San Diego - Lake Hodges wing-foil access
Thanks loopless for all the updates over the years!

Coming down from the bay area in late June and was wondering about access to Hodges lake.

1) are wing foils allowed? The posts have enumerated ...
  Topic: Streamlined Universal Joint failure
jayturcot

Replies: 26
Views: 27762

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Wed Mar 30, 2016 12:08 am   Subject: Streamlined Universal Joint failure
Indeed U2U2U2!

In hindsight I was used to having a base to share between 3 boards. I should have just bought a single top and 3 2-bolt bottoms for my boards, especially since I use my freestyle boa ...
  Topic: Streamlined Universal Joint failure
jayturcot

Replies: 26
Views: 27762

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Tue Mar 29, 2016 4:45 pm   Subject: Streamlined Universal Joint failure
So on my season opening session, I had my Streamlined u-joint fail, with the upper and lower portion of the base separating.

Normally I wouldn't say that such an occurrence is post-worthy, but in t ...
  Topic: History of Freestyle windsurfing
jayturcot

Replies: 15
Views: 19209

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Tue Oct 13, 2015 12:46 pm   Subject: History of Freestyle windsurfing
Updated initial post with some of the info... not sure where to draw the line as there are so many minor variations, but I think I will keep it to aerial freestyle.

amarie, do you remember when you ...
  Topic: History of Freestyle windsurfing
jayturcot

Replies: 15
Views: 19209

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Thu Sep 17, 2015 1:55 pm   Subject: History of Freestyle windsurfing
The first freestyle trick I ever heard of was the head dip, from the late '70s.
http://tinyurl.com/p2v76yy

I was gearing it towards aerial freestyle since this can be sliced in so many ways.
I a ...
  Topic: History of Freestyle windsurfing
jayturcot

Replies: 15
Views: 19209

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Thu Sep 17, 2015 11:42 am   Subject: History of Freestyle windsurfing
I'm trying to (for my own curiosity) put together a history of windsurfing freestyle progression. I feel like there has been rapid progression in recent years and the new-school freestyle movement but ...
  Topic: Sharp Park, Pacifica.... Can I get a backcast Mike?
jayturcot

Replies: 12
Views: 16957

PostForum: Southwest USA, Hawaii, Mexico   Posted: Sat Jun 13, 2015 2:39 pm   Subject: Sharp Park, Pacifica.... Can I get a backcast Mike?
Got a note form my neighbor Marc (pictured in my original post) who drove by there 20 minutes ago and said the flag was blowing nicely so looks like it's already setup.

He said yesterday it was blo ...
  Topic: Sharp Park, Pacifica.... Can I get a backcast Mike?
jayturcot

Replies: 12
Views: 16957

PostForum: Southwest USA, Hawaii, Mexico   Posted: Mon Jun 08, 2015 9:35 am   Subject: Sharp Park, Pacifica.... Can I get a backcast Mike?
Thanks alot for this Mike!

Super helpful in explaining. So the thing to look for are S/SW winds being amplified.
Anything special about this last setup that is worth noting when paying attention t ...
  Topic: Sharp Park, Pacifica.... Can I get a backcast Mike?
jayturcot

Replies: 12
Views: 16957

PostForum: Southwest USA, Hawaii, Mexico   Posted: Mon Jun 08, 2015 9:32 am   Subject: Sharp Park
I launched at Sharp Park.
It was a grassy rigging area and side-on wind.

Some photos are put up here of the 3 kiters that were out. Upwind the waves looked really nice.
https://www.flickr.com/pho ...
 
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