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  Topic: new foilboard
SergioKapul

Replies: 36
Views: 13197

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Tue Jul 23, 2019 8:52 pm   Subject: new foilboard
I kinda like foiling on a 5.2 in winds of 7-14 max.
Got one great day in 6-12 where the low actually gave enough to pump 12 times and get up.
Hate gusts of 20, even with a 4.0.
Probably combo o ...
  Topic: Foiling and jibing = blowing up
SergioKapul

Replies: 21
Views: 10442

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Wed Jul 17, 2019 2:41 pm   Subject: Foiling and jibing = blowing up
Neil Pryde Glide jibes smooth and consistent also, Fligjt faster and harder.

What size? I hear small is good but needs 10-12kn min if not more.
  Topic: Foiling and jibing = blowing up
SergioKapul

Replies: 21
Views: 10442

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Wed Jul 17, 2019 11:50 am   Subject: Foiling and jibing = blowing up
Not all foil jibe well, the new slingshot is one of the better ones, while
naish i haven't seeing videos with clean consistent jibes.
My current custom foil designed 3 years ago definitely has issue ...
  Topic: Pelvis tilt and waist harnesses
SergioKapul

Replies: 12
Views: 25578

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Tue Jun 11, 2019 9:35 pm   Subject: Pelvis tilt and waist harnesses
Since I do have lower back issue, I'm always on the look out for best harness for me. Current favorite is dakine c1, it's a hardshell low profile kite harness. I do retrofit it with roller bar, etc.. ...
  Topic: Effort vs No Effort holding my Windfoil Sail
SergioKapul

Replies: 14
Views: 21633

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Wed May 22, 2019 2:20 pm   Subject: Re: Effort vs No Effort holding my Windfoil Sail
I'm up and flying but often need to unhook to handle gusty winds(17-18 mph with gusts to 23 using 5.5 sail. When unhooked I often need to use enough effort on the boom that my rides are limited by my ...
  Topic: Firmer harness lines?
SergioKapul

Replies: 29
Views: 12706

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Wed May 01, 2019 3:41 pm   Subject: Firmer harness lines?
https://www.windsurfingharnesslines.com
I have used these on my wave boom for last couple of years
  Topic: Airplane travel with foils
SergioKapul

Replies: 3
Views: 3445

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Wed May 01, 2019 3:23 pm   Subject: Re: Airplane travel with foils
Any suggestion for travelling on airlines with foils without getting charged as sport equipment?
I was thinking golf travel bag or guitar bag.
Any other suggestions?
Padded riffle bag, it's cheap, ...
  Topic: Best beginner Foil Board
SergioKapul

Replies: 29
Views: 9967

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Thu Feb 28, 2019 1:01 pm   Subject: Best beginner Foil Board
On the light wind windfoiling topic:
To get going in ultra light conditions, skill, weight of rider,
Board, good foil design, large wings, mast and fusilage size all in play. My current set up is cu ...
  Topic: Best beginner Foil Board
SergioKapul

Replies: 29
Views: 9967

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Thu Feb 28, 2019 10:19 am   Subject: Best beginner Foil Board
Interesting question, known bad foils... There's
No official list that I'm aware of. Foil industry is new, complex and marketing
by main brands makes choice not very easy. In Miami
we run weekly cl ...
  Topic: Best beginner Foil Board
SergioKapul

Replies: 29
Views: 9967

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Thu Feb 28, 2019 12:04 am   Subject: Best beginner Foil Board
Wow...
Wide >82 cm and short 206-212 board shape makes it easier to get in air and to control the flight. And wide doesn't mean that you need bigger sail, but you have an option to use bigger sai ...
 
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