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  Topic: Light wind foiling: monster sail or bigger foil
gorky

Replies: 14
Views: 2877

PostForum: Northwest USA & Canada   Posted: Tue Aug 22, 2017 6:40 pm   Subject: Light wind foiling: monster sail or bigger foil
AA used 9.4 sail in the PWA races and is leading foil and slalom as well. In a Miami race this year, AA used 7.8 in winds gusting over 25, I was overpowered on 5.6. Being from Florida, my most used ...
  Topic: Light wind foiling: monster sail or bigger foil
gorky

Replies: 14
Views: 2877

PostForum: Northwest USA & Canada   Posted: Tue Aug 22, 2017 5:31 pm   Subject: Light wind foiling: monster sail or bigger foil
AA used 9.4 sail in the PWA races and is leading foil and slalom as well. In a Miami race this year, AA used 7.8 in winds gusting over 25, I was overpowered on 5.6. Being from Florida, my most used ...
  Topic: Light Wind Board Question
gorky

Replies: 17
Views: 3636

PostForum: Eastern and Central USA & Canada   Posted: Fri Aug 18, 2017 9:03 am   Subject: Light Wind Board Question
Foiling is easiest on larger boards, I prefer formula size, others are comfortable ion anything wider than 70 cm. Foiling is more technical in large chop and waves, but the largest groups of foilers ...
  Topic: Light Wind Board Question
gorky

Replies: 17
Views: 3636

PostForum: Eastern and Central USA & Canada   Posted: Wed Aug 16, 2017 5:48 pm   Subject: Light Wind Board Question
No combination of windsurf board and sail can match a windfoil for light wind and upwind performance, and foiling is more fun. There is, however, a substantial learning curve for foiling.
  Topic: Windsurf foiling vs kite foiling
gorky

Replies: 24
Views: 5585

PostForum: Northwest USA & Canada   Posted: Fri Aug 04, 2017 10:59 am   Subject: Windsurf foiling vs kite foiling
My 30 year obsession with windsurfing speed sailing was replaced by the pleasures of windfoiling. One downside to windfoiling is that once proficient, there is no desire to return to regular windsurf ...
  Topic: Windsurf foiling vs kite foiling
gorky

Replies: 24
Views: 5585

PostForum: Northwest USA & Canada   Posted: Thu Aug 03, 2017 10:01 am   Subject: Windsurf foiling vs kite foiling
The bridge to bridge is a downwind race, the kitefoilers rule. Just for perspective, prior to foiling, Micah Buzianis held the record on a formula rig at about 18 minutes, record broken by a kitefoil ...
  Topic: Foil comparison.
gorky

Replies: 22
Views: 4822

PostForum: Northwest USA & Canada   Posted: Sun Jul 16, 2017 9:55 am   Subject: Foil comparison.
Stringp,
Are you able to carry your board and rig together up and down the launch at Stevenson?
  Topic: One board quiver-formula
gorky

Replies: 81
Views: 23924

PostForum: Eastern and Central USA & Canada   Posted: Wed Jun 28, 2017 12:55 pm   Subject: One board quiver-formula
Another one board two sail solution is a large slalom board or a formula board, a 7.5 and a 5.0, equipped with a hydrofoil. If you can pump, this combo is great fun from about 10 - 20 mph. More vers ...
  Topic: Sailing Sebastian Inlet
gorky

Replies: 2
Views: 1213

PostForum: Eastern and Central USA & Canada   Posted: Fri Mar 25, 2016 4:59 pm   Subject: Sailing Sebastian Inlet
No restrictions , lots of clam shells, use booties
  Topic: Melbourne
gorky

Replies: 19
Views: 8626

PostForum: Eastern and Central USA & Canada   Posted: Sun Jan 31, 2016 9:29 pm   Subject: Melbourne
All of the sailing venues in the banana and Indian River have higher winds on a seabreeze, at least in the afternoons when I sail. I remember one particularly robust seabreeze, I measured wind speed ...
 
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