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  Topic: Light wind board of choice
jirvin_4505

Replies: 9
Views: 11954

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Sun Jun 23, 2019 11:02 pm   Subject: Light wind board of choice
9,10,11 sails?!
What is your average local wind speed?
With those size sails you'd be better off moving to foiling and a smaller sail.
It's like wielding a lead weight around... The 10 and 11 Smile
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  Topic: Light wind board of choice
jirvin_4505

Replies: 9
Views: 11954

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Wed May 15, 2019 7:45 am   Subject: Light wind board of choice
++++

Lots of love locally for the early 2005 ish large starboard goís and free formulas in light winds with big sails.

Me... obsessed with the Slw thrill. The older wood jpslw is tough. I hav ...
  Topic: Lightest wind speeds for foiling?
jirvin_4505

Replies: 39
Views: 22299

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Thu Apr 25, 2019 9:15 pm   Subject: Foil vs Lightwind equipment
A little OT .... a little video on a lightwind day

We were all drooling sitting on the beach watching the foils so effortlessly use the flat water and light winds.

I had rigged the lightwind g ...
  Topic: Learning to gybe before the big 7.0 - only 8 years left!!
jirvin_4505

Replies: 27
Views: 15992

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Thu Apr 25, 2019 6:14 pm   Subject: Learning to gybe before the big 7.0 - only 8 years left!!
@goodwind óó ta,,,,, done

Learning to gybe before the big 7.0 --- crap only 8 years [/quote]
  Topic: Learning to gybe before the big 7.0 - only 8 years left!!
jirvin_4505

Replies: 27
Views: 15992

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Thu Apr 25, 2019 12:14 am   Subject: Learning to gybe before the big 7.0 - only 8 years left!!
I have faith in you!

Hey, if you can swing it, maybe spend a week in Bonaire. Practicing this in the bayís vast amount of thigh-deep water saves enormous amounts of energy. Blow a jibe ... just s ...
  Topic: Learning to gybe before the big 7.0 - only 8 years left!!
jirvin_4505

Replies: 27
Views: 15992

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Wed Apr 24, 2019 9:50 pm   Subject: Learning to gybe before the big 7.0 - only 8 years left!!
Master the non planing jibe first. Get the board turned around and you will come out clew first. Don't fall in. I know lots of good sailors and they would never be able to plane a jibe with a kit like ...
  Topic: Learning to gybe before the big 7.0 - only 8 years left!!
jirvin_4505

Replies: 27
Views: 15992

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Wed Apr 24, 2019 8:41 pm   Subject: Learning to gybe before the big 7.0 - only 8 years left!!
I like the looping thread ... this will be my gybing thread

I have been getting coaching

Iíve got about 8years left.., any chance I may make progress before end of season .,, about 4 weeks left ...
  Topic: my Ezzy lions have a common fault/problem - anybody else?
jirvin_4505

Replies: 23
Views: 17751

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Wed Mar 27, 2019 7:09 pm   Subject: my Ezzy lions have a common fault/problem - anybody else?
Iíve never owned an Ezzy, but have dealt with my share of sails over the years from wave to formula race and in between.

First off, leaving your sails rigged and downhauled should not impact the ...
  Topic: my Ezzy lions have a common fault/problem - anybody else?
jirvin_4505

Replies: 23
Views: 17751

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Wed Mar 27, 2019 6:59 pm   Subject: my Ezzy lions have a common fault/problem - anybody else?
Original post is 2 and 1/2 years ago,

I donít see the year of the Lions? The Infinityís would now be considered past their sell by date, past prime.
I wonder if some material that was used in you ...
  Topic: my Ezzy lions have a common fault/problem - anybody else?
jirvin_4505

Replies: 23
Views: 17751

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Tue Mar 26, 2019 4:54 pm   Subject: Same problem in my new Ezzy lions 😔
Update...
Iíve now been using the gen 2 lions ... with a lot more care as per suggestions in this thread.

They are 2 seasons old and developing the same holes in the same location.

Iím strugg ...
 
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