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  Topic: I was one of thousands of wannabees
PeconicPuffin

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PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Mon Feb 17, 2020 3:24 pm   Subject: I was one of thousands of wannabees

About 10 years ago I entered the Midwest SpeedQuest and while wearing their internationally recognized GPS was clocked with a best 10 seconds at slighly over 21 miles per hour using a 91 Mistral Equ ...
  Topic: I was one of thousands of wannabees
PeconicPuffin

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PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Mon Feb 17, 2020 3:20 pm   Subject: I was one of thousands of wannabees


So you guys are saying a person is a lower intermediate after maybe 50 hours of practice and no formal training?

That's like being an intermediate skier who can't get on a chairlift.

I think ...
  Topic: I was one of thousands of wannabees
PeconicPuffin

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Views: 4305

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Sun Feb 16, 2020 4:54 pm   Subject: I was one of thousands of wannabees

I disagree that someone who can't waterstart or blast comfortably in the straps can claim anything but beginner status.

I think someone who can beach start, hook in and plane but is not in the fo ...
  Topic: I was one of thousands of wannabees
PeconicPuffin

Replies: 140
Views: 4305

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Sat Feb 15, 2020 10:09 am   Subject: I was one of thousands of wannabees
Someone please post a list of vegetables that are carbohydrate-free.
  Topic: I was one of thousands of wannabees
PeconicPuffin

Replies: 140
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PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Fri Feb 14, 2020 6:47 pm   Subject: I was one of thousands of wannabees
of the 3 macronutrients (carbs, protein, and fat), the only one we don't need to consume is carbs. Fat and protein are the only macros we need to eat to thrive.

Not if you're a human being, no. To ...
  Topic: I was one of thousands of wannabees
PeconicPuffin

Replies: 140
Views: 4305

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Fri Feb 07, 2020 9:05 am   Subject: I was one of thousands of wannabees
I expect when I am 71 years old I wont be blasting around on a 90L board like dlee (ageing affects everyone differently and he is an outlier)

The people I sail with includes a guy we call "the ...
  Topic: I was one of thousands of wannabees
PeconicPuffin

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Views: 4305

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Wed Feb 05, 2020 11:40 am   Subject: I was one of thousands of wannabees
For easier rigging, using formuline/spectra and the precise threading pattern makes all the difference. I gave away my crank a few years ago...no longer need it (but I'll buy one again if the day com ...
  Topic: I was one of thousands of wannabees
PeconicPuffin

Replies: 140
Views: 4305

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Wed Feb 05, 2020 7:30 am   Subject: Re: I was one of thousands of wannabees

We should have some racing events limited to beginner boards & beginner sails. Top level sailors on beginner boards with beginner sails would still provide top level competition while encouragi ...
  Topic: Wind speed , Class 101 Advanced Study
PeconicPuffin

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PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Mon Feb 03, 2020 1:26 pm   Subject: Wind speed , Class 101 Advanced Study
Wonderful!
  Topic: K4 Fins available from Chinook
PeconicPuffin

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PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Thu Jan 30, 2020 9:37 am   Subject: K4 Fins available from Chinook
Do the plastic fins work well?
No.
Excellent

Could you give some detail? Those prices are amazing.
 
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