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  Topic: Firmer harness lines?
NOVAAN

Replies: 17
Views: 959

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Mon Apr 08, 2019 10:45 am   Subject: Firmer harness lines?
Is the web sliding fore and aft or spinning on the boom grip? Its easier to tighten them when wet. If the lines are dropping out of the hook while sailing, your not letting the lines take the load. Li ...
  Topic: Long harness line users
NOVAAN

Replies: 28
Views: 1981

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Mon Apr 08, 2019 10:32 am   Subject: Long harness line users
As a beginner it might be best to run longer or adjustable lines. I use 22 inch lines and a seat harness. A bit difficult to slog around but, powered up, the short lines take 95% of the load for hands ...
  Topic: Foil tuning questions
NOVAAN

Replies: 11
Views: 885

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Sun Apr 07, 2019 3:33 pm   Subject: Foil tuning questions
Cool video. Its going to make everyone want to ride a foil. I know I'm hooked.
  Topic: Foil tuning questions
NOVAAN

Replies: 11
Views: 885

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Sun Apr 07, 2019 1:42 pm   Subject: Foil tuning questions
I have the 2018 sling shot and 130 dialer board. For me at 165 lbs. i like the foil in the back position. It is very easy for me to fly the board and better for level flight. When I move the wing forw ...
  Topic: Small fin?
NOVAAN

Replies: 14
Views: 1033

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Wed Apr 03, 2019 5:22 pm   Subject: Small fin?
Most of your issues are skill not fin or straps or 4cm of mast sticking out. That said a nice mid size free ride board would go a long way in your quest to improve. Water starts are a must have skill ...
  Topic: More fins
NOVAAN

Replies: 7
Views: 487

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Wed Apr 03, 2019 5:03 pm   Subject: More fins
I had a Makani Kolola 38. Worse fin in 20 years. Spun out with the slightest up wind pressure and difficult to get it to hook up again. Called them and they sent me another one. It worked great. Excel ...
  Topic: Good small sail sizes to have?
NOVAAN

Replies: 14
Views: 1298

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Mon Apr 01, 2019 11:11 am   Subject: Good small sail sizes to have?
Less is better. At 165 lbs. I go 4.2, 4.7, 5.5, 6.5 All depends where you sail and your local winds
  Topic: Good sails for gusty conditions?
NOVAAN

Replies: 16
Views: 1593

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Wed Mar 27, 2019 6:59 pm   Subject: Good sails for gusty conditions?
Rig for the gusts
  Topic: Effect of foil mast length on planing, leverage, etc.
NOVAAN

Replies: 9
Views: 813

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Wed Mar 27, 2019 1:31 pm   Subject: Effect of foil mast length on planing, leverage, etc.
At 165lbs and a mid size wing I would be on a 4.7. That said, when you get more time on the water, Your lite wind range and top end range will increase for a given sail size. I like to rig for the gus ...
  Topic: Slingshot bolts are too big for your board
NOVAAN

Replies: 11
Views: 1538

PostForum: Northwest USA & Canada   Posted: Tue Mar 26, 2019 5:01 pm   Subject: Slingshot bolts are too big for your board
Having several front wing options at a reasonable price is another plus for sling shot..
 
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