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  Topic: off season practicing with a skateboard ?
greyghost

Replies: 14
Views: 10383

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Mon Jan 23, 2012 9:58 pm   Subject: off season practicing with a skateboard ?
cool videos....both the skate board and land sailing ones. Thanks for sharing.

Funny, this past weekend, just happened to find an old skateboard in my inlaw's basement which they didn't want. Been ...
  Topic: Got fins?
greyghost

Replies: 15
Views: 8760

PostForum: Eastern and Central USA & Canada   Posted: Thu Jan 19, 2012 7:18 pm   Subject: Got fins?
congrats on the new board scott !
thanks for the advice re the skate and young gun.
see ya on the water in the spring !
  Topic: off season practicing with a skateboard ?
greyghost

Replies: 14
Views: 10383

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Thu Jan 19, 2012 7:14 pm   Subject: off season practicing with a skateboard ?
google "long distance pumping", or "ldp", it's a great off-season core workout (you'd need a big basement though, better off at the park, but not sure where you live maybe you're s ...
  Topic: off season practicing with a skateboard ?
greyghost

Replies: 14
Views: 10383

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Thu Jan 19, 2012 7:08 pm   Subject: off season practicing with a skateboard ?
Laughing alot of wind in your basement???

ha ha, too funny !
just a dehumdifier, me and my hot air.
thinking about balance and carving practice more than aerobic exercise
(have ice hockey for that ...
  Topic: off season practicing with a skateboard ?
greyghost

Replies: 14
Views: 10383

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Thu Jan 19, 2012 6:24 pm   Subject: off season practicing with a skateboard ?
pretty much decided to hang it up for the season til hopefully only mid/end of March.

Just looking for opinions from people on whether practicing with a skateboard would be helpful. I have a fair ...
  Topic: How long before we have solid ice on Cape Cod?
greyghost

Replies: 19
Views: 13297

PostForum: Eastern and Central USA & Canada   Posted: Thu Jan 05, 2012 5:11 pm   Subject: How long before we have solid ice on Cape Cod?
it's going to be a long time.
up here in Worcester where we average probably 5-8 degrees colder, none of the ponds/lakes are frozen over. It's not even close, maybe a thin layer but only on certain ...
  Topic: Looking for advice on a light wind sail to rig on a 460 RDM
greyghost

Replies: 47
Views: 43009

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Mon Jan 02, 2012 3:36 pm   Subject: Looking for advice on a light wind sail to rig on a 460 RDM
depending on your weight, you might consider a 8.0 instead.
I think 8.0 to 6.5 might be a better gap in general. I run 8.5 then step down to a 7.0.

I just checked out Sailworks site. Although t ...
  Topic: How did YOU start windsurfing?
greyghost

Replies: 20
Views: 19524

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Tue Dec 06, 2011 7:29 am   Subject: How did YOU start windsurfing?
funny, of all people, I have to thank my mom for getting me hooked on windsurfing Smile 

Back in high school we took a family vacation to Martha's Vineyard.  My then 48 yo mother thought windsurfing ...
  Topic: NP X6 vs Chinook Pro 1 Alloy in 135-190 size
greyghost

Replies: 0
Views: 2256

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Thu Oct 27, 2011 12:18 pm   Subject: NP X6 vs Chinook Pro 1 Alloy in 135-190 size
Hi,
I'm looking for a boom for my 3.5, 4.2 and 5.0 sail.
Local shop has and older NP X6 (aluminum head, carbon tail) for sale for about the same price as the Chinook Pro 1 Alloy. I've tried to f ...
  Topic: NAHANT - THURSDAY
greyghost

Replies: 41
Views: 18273

PostForum: Eastern and Central USA & Canada   Posted: Fri Oct 21, 2011 10:16 am   Subject: NAHANT - THURSDAY
Probably not a day for a wave newbie to try nahant ?
Winds would be offshore, correct ?

I am also a newbie on waves and went out yesterday at Nahant. I had a Starboard Kombat 97L and an ezzy wave ...
 
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