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  Topic: What to learn in high winds? (adv beginner/intermediate-ish)
Joris00

Replies: 28
Views: 17611

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Sun Jun 17, 2018 9:36 am   Subject: What to learn in high winds? (adv beginner/intermediate-ish)
Thanks willysp, I think you capture very well the place I'm in.

Some people asked for an update, so here it is: last 2 days were more windy. I was on 4.2 and 3.8 with a larger board. The first day ...
  Topic: What to learn in high winds? (adv beginner/intermediate-ish)
Joris00

Replies: 28
Views: 17611

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Sun Jun 10, 2018 9:49 am   Subject: What to learn in high winds? (adv beginner/intermediate-ish)
haha, you're right.
Yes, the next thing on my list is definitely footstraps. The emphasis of my question was "high wind". Though maybe I have bad memories from times I couldn't waterstart a ...
  Topic: What to learn in high winds? (adv beginner/intermediate-ish)
Joris00

Replies: 28
Views: 17611

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Thu Jun 07, 2018 5:01 pm   Subject: What to learn in high winds? (adv beginner/intermediate-ish)
Thanks, NOVAAN!

> I do not think you said where you were going

sorry, I'll be in the Corpus Christi area. Yes, the wind is definitely not as strong earlier in the day and I plan to take full ...
  Topic: What to learn in high winds? (adv beginner/intermediate-ish)
Joris00

Replies: 28
Views: 17611

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Thu Jun 07, 2018 2:48 pm   Subject: What to learn in high winds? (adv beginner/intermediate-ish)
> try 3 waterstart attempts before uphauling.

Yes, that's been pretty much my strategy!

> Trying to not fall in is sailing defensively. You have to commit in order to get better. This is e ...
  Topic: What to learn in high winds? (adv beginner/intermediate-ish)
Joris00

Replies: 28
Views: 17611

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Thu Jun 07, 2018 11:22 am   Subject: What to learn in high winds? (adv beginner/intermediate-ish)
I have a windsurfing trip this weekend and the forecast looks like 20-25 mph most of the time.

My level:
- relatively ok with harness though maybe I don't commit as much as I should,
- haven' ...
  Topic: Good places to get lessons - NC, OR?
Joris00

Replies: 15
Views: 8413

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Sun Apr 26, 2015 9:06 pm   Subject: Good places to get lessons - NC, OR?
Thanks everyone, super helpful responses!

ABK sounds like the real deal. Especially for a solo traveler like me.
However, getting from DEN to OBX is not as simple as I thought -- pretty much a ful ...
  Topic: Good places to get lessons - NC, OR?
Joris00

Replies: 15
Views: 8413

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Sat Apr 25, 2015 4:09 pm   Subject: Good places to get lessons - NC, OR?
I guess I am an upper beginner, I haven't been on harness or footstraps, haven't had (good) experience with strong wind, but am relatively comfortable in lighter wind, ~10mph.
I'm looking to get some ...
  Topic: How big sail for Tiga Free X 281?
Joris00

Replies: 19
Views: 11624

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Mon May 05, 2014 1:54 pm   Subject: How big sail for Tiga Free X 281?
I ended up buying (another) Ezzy Infinity, 7.5. Most of the stuff at the swap meet was old, so not a huge choice... and this looked decent quality.
And a 100% carbon 460 mast Neil Pryde, RacePro, see ...
  Topic: How big sail for Tiga Free X 281?
Joris00

Replies: 19
Views: 11624

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Fri May 02, 2014 2:46 pm   Subject: How big sail for Tiga Free X 281?
I checked some more details for my gear:
Mast: Neil Pryde integrated rig, slalom, constant flex, carbon 25%, center of gravity 45%, IMCS 25, 2.45kg
Boom: 137-198cm
Mast extension: 7"/18cm
Fin ...
  Topic: How big sail for Tiga Free X 281?
Joris00

Replies: 19
Views: 11624

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Thu May 01, 2014 3:08 pm   Subject: How big sail for Tiga Free X 281?
Thanks a lot everyone, super helpful responses!

I am planning to get whatever I need at the local swap meet this weekend, so I'll see what is available there, etc..

I'll have to check what my cu ...
 
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