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  Topic: attaching sail/rig to snowboard
grantmac017

Replies: 12
Views: 248

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Fri Nov 16, 2018 9:20 pm   Subject: attaching sail/rig to snowboard
On snow is the one place a kite makes more sense.
  Topic: Windsurf Booties: Which Ones Work?
grantmac017

Replies: 52
Views: 41210

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Sun Nov 11, 2018 12:25 pm   Subject: Windsurf Booties: Which Ones Work?
I did the molding but didn't gain the room I wanted in the big toe and instead got more room I didn't want in the heel. I may try it again with an ace bandage wrapped around the heel or perhaps just h ...
  Topic: Windsurf Booties: Which Ones Work?
grantmac017

Replies: 52
Views: 41210

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Sat Nov 10, 2018 7:14 pm   Subject: Windsurf Booties: Which Ones Work?
Had a set of 3mm Solites for a while now. I quite like them down to 50 degree water. Play well with straps and durable over pavement or rocks.
I got the ones without instep straps and I regret that, ...
  Topic: Foiling thoughts
grantmac017

Replies: 36
Views: 5543

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Fri Nov 02, 2018 1:42 pm   Subject: Foiling thoughts
I'm waterstarting long before I don't need to pump.

Also I rarely fly out of the harness since using it greatly smooths pitch changes.
  Topic: Let's Talk Cammed Sails
grantmac017

Replies: 116
Views: 12626

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Fri Nov 02, 2018 9:59 am   Subject: Let's Talk Cammed Sails
People living in areas of frequent high wind will have different preferences, which they should keep out of threads about lighter wind sailing.
  Topic: Foiling thoughts
grantmac017

Replies: 36
Views: 5543

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Thu Nov 01, 2018 3:18 pm   Subject: Foiling thoughts
For me I'm perfectly powered on the foil when I can waterstart without any kicking. Usually I stand on the wing when getting into position then up I go.
Oddly enough I find that my waterstarting powe ...
  Topic: Ezzy Hydra 6.0 foiling sail review
grantmac017

Replies: 16
Views: 1872

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Mon Oct 29, 2018 1:02 pm   Subject: Ezzy Hydra 6.0 foiling sail review
Can you compare it to the Flyer 7.0? That's a sail I've experienced.
  Topic: San Juan Islands
grantmac017

Replies: 10
Views: 6793

PostForum: Northwest USA & Canada   Posted: Tue Oct 23, 2018 6:11 pm   Subject: San Juan Islands
Summer is w/nw thermal around 10-20kts from Bellingham down to Everett. It's all over by September except for frontal stuff.
Not unusual to foil with 7-9m sails most days in the summer.

Spent many ...
  Topic: Let's Talk Cammed Sails
grantmac017

Replies: 116
Views: 12626

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Mon Oct 15, 2018 2:48 pm   Subject: Let's Talk Cammed Sails
Far less personal and far more situational.
If the OP lived in the Gorge (or drove to Squamish, hint hint) he'd own totally different gear, he'd also not need to learn to pump efficiently.

But tha ...
  Topic: Let's Talk Cammed Sails
grantmac017

Replies: 116
Views: 12626

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Sun Oct 14, 2018 4:05 pm   Subject: Let's Talk Cammed Sails
Same technique, especially body and rig position.

However I think you are shimmed too tight for the DH setting.
 
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