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  Topic: Foiling Upwind - any tips?
brynkaufman2

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PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Fri Aug 17, 2018 11:39 am   Subject: Foiling Upwind - any tips?
Thanks Sergio, great points.

There are definitely some pros and cons with different size boards. I am now learning that.
  Topic: Foiling Upwind - any tips?
brynkaufman2

Replies: 19
Views: 766

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Thu Aug 16, 2018 9:49 pm   Subject: Foiling Upwind - any tips?
Thanks Grant, I think a medium to lower boom will be my position from now on.

Now that you mentioned it I also feel my pumping was not as good with the higher boom.
  Topic: Foiling Upwind - any tips?
brynkaufman2

Replies: 19
Views: 766

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Thu Aug 16, 2018 5:55 pm   Subject: Foiling Upwind - any tips?
Thanks Grant, for some reason I feel more comfortable when it is in the middle or a bit below the middle. I am not sure if it is changing my ability to get up on the foil in light winds from having it ...
  Topic: Foiling Upwind - any tips?
brynkaufman2

Replies: 19
Views: 766

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Thu Aug 16, 2018 2:44 pm   Subject: Foiling Upwind - any tips?
Good idea Grant, I will carve some turns and make some mental notes as to where the rig is to go upwind.

When you say a low boom is it in the middle of the cut out or towards the bottom and how doe ...
  Topic: Foiling Upwind - any tips?
brynkaufman2

Replies: 19
Views: 766

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Thu Aug 16, 2018 11:44 am   Subject: Foiling Upwind - any tips?
Thanks Coachg, I will practice that.

I did notice I could do it somewhat, but I could not seem to find a comfortable position where the pull from the sail was on the harness line and not on my arms ...
  Topic: Foiling Upwind - any tips?
brynkaufman2

Replies: 19
Views: 766

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Thu Aug 16, 2018 10:15 am   Subject: Foiling Upwind - any tips?
Thanks Grant, rolling the board windward is my challenge.

With my JP 155 it was a lot easier to roll it windward. I could get out on the rails of that very wide board and roll it.

With the Naish ...
  Topic: Naish Lift Foil sail review
brynkaufman2

Replies: 5
Views: 1795

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Wed Aug 15, 2018 11:30 am   Subject: Naish Lift Foil sail review
Casey, you mentioned 6-12knts with the 5.7.

That 6knts is pretty exciting. I assume that is the average. So is it accurate to say you are getting going on the 5.7 lift in gusts as low as 10 knots? ...
  Topic: Foiling Upwind - any tips?
brynkaufman2

Replies: 19
Views: 766

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Wed Aug 15, 2018 2:02 am   Subject: Foiling Upwind - any tips?
Thanks Coachg.
  Topic: Foiling Upwind - any tips?
brynkaufman2

Replies: 19
Views: 766

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Tue Aug 14, 2018 7:32 pm   Subject: Foiling Upwind - any tips?
Coachg, you have the same board but smaller and you have no problem heading up wind?

Do you have the straps in the back and do you have the foil centered or placed forward or back from the center? ...
  Topic: Foiling Upwind - any tips?
brynkaufman2

Replies: 19
Views: 766

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Tue Aug 14, 2018 12:50 am   Subject: Foiling Upwind - any tips?
Any tips on rigging for foiling more up wind?

Today on my Naish 142 foil board paired with the Flyer 6.0 foil sail and Naish WS foil with 90 cm mast I felt upwind challenged.

I was going for al ...
 
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