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  Topic: Are these boards destined for the landfill?
DelCarpenter

Replies: 15
Views: 1489

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Sun Apr 14, 2019 8:23 pm   Subject: Are these boards destined for the landfill?
The big Mistral is the only one that I would be interested in sailing.

The crucial defining issue for most boards from that era is: do you have the mastbase/mastfoot connector that need to make the ...
  Topic: Harness with the most back support
DelCarpenter

Replies: 54
Views: 3610

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Tue Apr 09, 2019 8:07 pm   Subject: Harness with the most back support
This month I'll become about a 28 year user of seat harnesses, and a 76 year old with no history of back issues.

I can't back up the following claim with any data or specialized knowledge: but, m ...
  Topic: Long harness line users
DelCarpenter

Replies: 29
Views: 2465

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Tue Apr 09, 2019 7:40 pm   Subject: Long harness line users
I love Kona's adjustable on the fly harness lines.

I'm not a consistent or efficient sailor. Don't know what harness line length I use the most, though I'm pretty sure no one would call them sho ...
  Topic: Windsurfing around Europe
DelCarpenter

Replies: 2
Views: 625

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Sat Mar 23, 2019 8:44 pm   Subject: Windsurfing around Europe
WOW!
  Topic: Favorite sail size
DelCarpenter

Replies: 26
Views: 2729

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Sat Mar 23, 2019 8:42 pm   Subject: Favorite sail size
The windsurfing I like to do the most is race longboards. The longboard class that best fits my skills is Kona One Design. I fit the weight range in the Kona class for an 8.2 sail. That is what I u ...
  Topic: Why is dirt windsurfing not more popular?
DelCarpenter

Replies: 31
Views: 5858

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Tue Mar 12, 2019 2:20 pm   Subject: Why is dirt windsurfing not more popular?
inf2003, the 11" deck width helps quite a bit in switching feet while doing jibs sailing in parking lots.

Regarding some posts, I find myself in an odd position, enjoying something (sailing ...
  Topic: Why is dirt windsurfing not more popular?
DelCarpenter

Replies: 31
Views: 5858

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Sun Mar 10, 2019 8:23 pm   Subject: Why is dirt windsurfing not more popular?
I didn't remember about a pebble actually causing a parking lot sailing death. Early on with my first parking lot board, I did worry that a pebble could do that. While going slow, such as in a turn ...
  Topic: Why is dirt windsurfing not more popular?
DelCarpenter

Replies: 31
Views: 5858

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Sat Mar 09, 2019 8:43 am   Subject: Why is dirt windsurfing not more popular?
inf2003, I am curious, and I think all potential buyers want to know, what is the deck width and the deck length of the boards you are selling?

Those trucks look super turny.
  Topic: Why is dirt windsurfing not more popular?
DelCarpenter

Replies: 31
Views: 5858

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Wed Mar 06, 2019 3:53 pm   Subject: Why is dirt windsurfing not more popular?
Trying to add to Manuel's tips: When stepping off or jumping off at any speed, always go front foot first or both together. (Doing the splits is a big risk for any rider getting off back foot first.) ...
  Topic: Why is dirt windsurfing not more popular?
DelCarpenter

Replies: 31
Views: 5858

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Wed Mar 06, 2019 12:25 am   Subject: Why is dirt windsurfing not more popular?
Manuel, the ramp shown doesn't give me any inspiration at all. It reminds me of all the broken bones Lindsey Vonn has suffered pushing the limits in downhill skiing. I'm reminded part of the cutting ...
 
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