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  Topic: Cutting 62cm carbon fin
dllee

Replies: 19
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PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Tue Mar 19, 2019 10:35 am   Subject: Cutting 62cm carbon fin
But do you weigh 210lbs?
  Topic: Cutting 62cm carbon fin
dllee

Replies: 19
Views: 526

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Mon Mar 18, 2019 11:58 am   Subject: Cutting 62cm carbon fin
..and a 62 fin might be minimal for your weight even overpowered on a 7 meter sail..
  Topic: Cutting 62cm carbon fin
dllee

Replies: 19
Views: 526

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Sun Mar 17, 2019 9:05 pm   Subject: Cutting 62cm carbon fin
Fform might still need the 62 for your weight, if you want to use the rear outboard straps. A 50 cm fin of equal area might also work, but where to find it.
I have several Starboard fins, but all i ...
  Topic: Cutting 62cm carbon fin
dllee

Replies: 19
Views: 526

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Sun Mar 17, 2019 1:46 pm   Subject: Cutting 62cm carbon fin
You also don't mention if the fin is carbon over foam, over glass, or over wood. Those need to be sealed and the sanding/finishing process is different.
You also didn't mention your board/sail/wind ...
  Topic: Cutting 62cm carbon fin
dllee

Replies: 19
Views: 526

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Sun Mar 17, 2019 11:33 am   Subject: Cutting 62cm carbon fin
Cut it, foil it, seal it with epoxy, sand it.
  Topic: "Windsurfers battle 'insane' 81-mph gusts"
dllee

Replies: 10
Views: 843

PostForum: Southwest USA, Hawaii, Mexico   Posted: Fri Mar 15, 2019 11:16 pm   Subject: "Windsurfers battle 'insane' 81-mph gusts"
40-50.
  Topic: "Windsurfers battle 'insane' 81-mph gusts"
dllee

Replies: 10
Views: 843

PostForum: Southwest USA, Hawaii, Mexico   Posted: Fri Mar 15, 2019 1:30 pm   Subject: "Windsurfers battle 'insane' 81-mph gusts"
The trouble with 70 mph gusts is the need for TWO people to carry just the board, and 3 to carry the sail.
You can easily waterstart with just a mast, so attaching a sail is not workable.
  Topic: Where We Sailed Today
dllee

Replies: 2480
Views: 1156846

PostForum: Southwest USA, Hawaii, Mexico   Posted: Fri Mar 15, 2019 10:55 am   Subject: Where We Sailed Today
Agreed.
20 is perfect and you can ride ANY of those boards just fine in 20.
  Topic: "Windsurfers battle 'insane' 81-mph gusts"
dllee

Replies: 10
Views: 843

PostForum: Southwest USA, Hawaii, Mexico   Posted: Fri Mar 15, 2019 10:52 am   Subject: "Windsurfers battle 'insane' 81-mph gusts"
BS, just like always.
DvCali is probably correct.
We've all sailed big winds, and gusts of 40 require sails as small as 3 meters. What size sails are those?
News always tries to sensationaliz ...
  Topic: Where We Sailed Today
dllee

Replies: 2480
Views: 1156846

PostForum: Southwest USA, Hawaii, Mexico   Posted: Wed Mar 13, 2019 10:53 am   Subject: Where We Sailed Today
4.2, gusts of 45 = not cruising weather.
 
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