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  Topic: suit or no suit in cabarete?
Manuelb

Replies: 9
Views: 4641

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Sun Jul 16, 2017 1:28 pm   Subject: suit or no suit in cabarete?
I windsurfed for many years in Puerto Rico (right next door) and never used anything but sunblock, not even during the "winter" if you can call it that. Dude, is the Caribbean.
  Topic: Broken ribs/ How long before sailing again?
Manuelb

Replies: 8
Views: 2391

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Mon Jun 19, 2017 5:28 pm   Subject: Broken ribs/ How long before sailing again?
Hi there,
I broke 2 ribs, and a 3rd one could be slightly fractured too (or at least bruised), a week ago. I'm traveling in 4 weeks to Cabarete. Dr. says that it normally takes about 6 weeks to heal ...
  Topic: Neil Pryde sail's mast pin worst design ever
Manuelb

Replies: 14
Views: 4761

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Sun Apr 10, 2016 10:45 am   Subject: Neil Pryde sail's mast pin worst design ever
rswabsin,
Thank you, but the problem is not sand. The problem is that NP sails don't have a standard pin compatible with most masts, and I didn't know that.

But my main issue, as techno900 put it ...
  Topic: Neil Pryde sail's mast pin worst design ever
Manuelb

Replies: 14
Views: 4761

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Sun Apr 10, 2016 10:30 am   Subject: Neil Pryde sail's mast pin worst design ever
techno900,
Thank you! That's exactly the problem. I thought I made it clear, but I guess I didn't.
Quoting techno900 "I guess Manuel's issue is that the head is not adjustable and he can't get ...
  Topic: Neil Pryde sail's mast pin worst design ever
Manuelb

Replies: 14
Views: 4761

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Sat Apr 09, 2016 9:33 pm   Subject: Neil Pryde sail's mast pin worst design ever
Clif,
Now I know why this 2013-14 NP sails are selling relatively cheap on ebay and windance. I though I was getting a good deal, but it looks Im getting lemons.
  Topic: Neil Pryde sail's mast pin worst design ever
Manuelb

Replies: 14
Views: 4761

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Sat Apr 09, 2016 8:11 pm   Subject: Neil Pryde sail's mast pin worst design ever
Zirtaeb,
That's a good idea, but the problem is to get the pin out the sail, since it's place inside the sleeve with no room to work around it. I'm afraid I will cut or damage the very short fixed st ...
  Topic: Neil Pryde sail's mast pin worst design ever
Manuelb

Replies: 14
Views: 4761

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Sat Apr 09, 2016 7:51 pm   Subject: Neil Pryde sail's mast pin worst design ever
Its not just the f@$ing pin itself, but how is placed inside the mast sleeve where there is virtually no room to try to get out. If I had known ahead, I would never have bought the sails.
Currentl ...
  Topic: Neil Pryde sail's mast pin worst design ever
Manuelb

Replies: 14
Views: 4761

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Sat Apr 09, 2016 12:11 am   Subject: Neil Pryde sail's mast pin worst design ever
I already regretting buying 2 used NP Combat from 2014. When I tried to pull the mast out the sail, the mast female plug got stuck on the sail's male plug. Due to horrible design, it's virtually impos ...
  Topic: Single fin to Thruster conversion
Manuelb

Replies: 2
Views: 1638

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Mon Oct 05, 2015 12:20 am   Subject: Single fin to Thruster conversion
Hi there,
I have a 2005 Naish wave 95L that I would like to convert from single fin to Thruster fins.
Back in the 90's I had a PT thruster fin that I loved. It had great respond and, and allowed me ...
  Topic: Madd 135 fin advice
Manuelb

Replies: 8
Views: 3954

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Tue Aug 13, 2013 8:06 pm   Subject: Madd 135 fin advice
I tried with one 23 and one 29, and wow! what a difference. The jibes were smoother and I have more control jumping. I can't wait to have the other 23. I just going to get one similar to the one I alr ...
 
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