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  Topic: Let's Talk Cammed Sails
coachg

Replies: 61
Views: 3731

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Thu Sep 20, 2018 8:40 am   Subject: Let's Talk Cammed Sails
mamero

spin out is more than likely a pilot factor than fin size.

i prefer a 40 cm fin from 7.2 to 9.0 sail.

get some forward speed before pushing against fin with back foot. save yourself s ...
  Topic: Long or short harness lines
coachg

Replies: 61
Views: 20410

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Thu Sep 06, 2018 11:58 am   Subject: Long or short harness lines
If you can hook in easily while slogging, you are inefficient planing.
Not necessarily true in all conditions. The most efficient sail is a vertical sail and line length determines your leverage ov ...
  Topic: Step/flip vs. Flip/step vs. Flip/sail out switch
coachg

Replies: 258
Views: 34904

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Mon Sep 03, 2018 11:23 am   Subject: Step/flip vs. Flip/step vs. Flip/sail out switch
Can you not stand flatfooted and motionless beside a tennis net, bend your knees, and jump over the net?
Bad analogy. A tennis court does't know I'm even there no matter how high I try to jump. T ...
  Topic: Step/flip vs. Flip/step vs. Flip/sail out switch
coachg

Replies: 258
Views: 34904

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Sun Sep 02, 2018 8:29 pm   Subject: Step/flip vs. Flip/step vs. Flip/sail out switch
Done. You are welcome.

Coachg
  Topic: Foiling thoughts
coachg

Replies: 12
Views: 1139

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Thu Aug 30, 2018 8:54 pm   Subject: Foiling thoughts
I've been foiling since early March mostly at my local lake in our typical 9-13 mph winds with my 5.7 rig. I have taken it out in the Delta in higher winds using smaller sails, once in 24 mph with a ...
  Topic: Foiling Upwind - any tips?
coachg

Replies: 46
Views: 5889

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Thu Aug 30, 2018 8:47 am   Subject: Foiling Upwind - any tips?
your last comment about large board/sail usage,
In my world - that's normal,,, in your world it's an exception to norm. Very simple...
First you imagine I am giving you light wind advice, now you ar ...
  Topic: Foiling Upwind - any tips?
coachg

Replies: 46
Views: 5889

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Wed Aug 29, 2018 12:07 pm   Subject: Foiling Upwind - any tips?
Sergio,

I don't have to be Captain Obvious to point out the errors of drawing conclusions in your little survey. As for advice, I will ask again, what advice on light wind have I given?

I have ...
  Topic: Foiling Upwind - any tips?
coachg

Replies: 46
Views: 5889

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Mon Aug 27, 2018 1:09 pm   Subject: Foiling Upwind - any tips?
Other than how to sail the Naish up wind I have not offered any advice on foiling in this thread so I'm not sure why you thought I did. I did correct your inaccuracies on the Naish foil setup so on t ...
  Topic: Foiling Upwind - any tips?
coachg

Replies: 46
Views: 5889

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Mon Aug 27, 2018 11:16 am   Subject: Foiling Upwind - any tips?
The Naish foil can go anywhere as well, just not as fast so I'm not sure what box you think it is locked into. Also, being more stable at lower speeds means it is easier to do upwind & downwind 3 ...
  Topic: Foiling Upwind - any tips?
coachg

Replies: 46
Views: 5889

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Mon Aug 27, 2018 1:37 am   Subject: Foiling Upwind - any tips?
What is upwind/downwind potential? Is it sailing straight up wind? Then no, not a single windsurfing foil has any upwind potential. Is it racing upwind? Then no, the Naish will not point as high a ...
 
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