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  Topic: Four seasons of foiling
joethewindsufa

Replies: 14
Views: 424

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Tue Nov 20, 2018 6:12 am   Subject: Four seasons of foiling
no issues with the NP Flight aluminum ?
no bending and front wing large enough ??
i am about 235 lbs and was told need to start with LARGE front wing
NAISH front wings look larger
  Topic: attaching sail/rig to snowboard
joethewindsufa

Replies: 12
Views: 399

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Sun Nov 18, 2018 2:33 pm   Subject: attaching sail/rig to snowboard
no snowfer seen in action - yet

Uwe, local VW repairman had one for sale
now there is one on Toronto Windsurfing for sale

a bit out of my budget
would put that into a foil tho !!
  Topic: attaching sail/rig to snowboard
joethewindsufa

Replies: 12
Views: 399

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Sun Nov 18, 2018 12:12 pm   Subject: attaching sail/rig to snowboard
am still doin it !!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yibUwbt82O4

and have tried MANY contraptions
NOT a fan of the snowboard version ...
two of them work great - the ice model and the other whe ...
  Topic: Let's Talk Cammed Sails
joethewindsufa

Replies: 116
Views: 12976

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Mon Oct 15, 2018 3:37 pm   Subject: Let's Talk Cammed Sails
i have also gone back to some freerace sails
this is a Gaastra Swift with 2 cambers
SUPER smooth transitions !!
forget the poor technique !!

https://youtu.be/MQPDrWAes3M?t=2m40s

flip is at ab ...
  Topic: Let's Talk Cammed Sails
joethewindsufa

Replies: 116
Views: 12976

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Sun Oct 14, 2018 6:17 pm   Subject: Let's Talk Cammed Sails
with mast and sail from same manufacturer - Maui Sails,
I have never had shims at all
learned over time to max downhaul and adjust power with outhaul
broke battens on my freerace MS-2 playing with ...
  Topic: Let's Talk Cammed Sails
joethewindsufa

Replies: 116
Views: 12976

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Sat Oct 13, 2018 8:30 am   Subject: Let's Talk Cammed Sails
https://www.sailworks.com/nx-rigging

and i have done a post on cambered sail rigging in general

https://joewindsurfer.blogspot.com/2013/06/rigging-cambered-race-sail.html

lotsa luck and do no ...
  Topic: Let's Talk Cammed Sails
joethewindsufa

Replies: 116
Views: 12976

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Sat Sep 29, 2018 3:36 pm   Subject: Let's Talk Cammed Sails
http://joewindsurfer.blogspot.com/2013/06/rigging-cambered-race-sail.html

today i rigged an older Gaastra Swift 10 mē sail
with 2 cambers and a narrow sleeve
supposed to rig it with the cambers ...
  Topic: Replacing sail panels myself cut from other older sails
joethewindsufa

Replies: 34
Views: 6285

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Fri Sep 14, 2018 5:06 am   Subject: Replacing sail panels myself cut from other older sails
until your sail looks like this ...
just keep taping and using Very Happy

https://2.bp.blogspot.com/-sLJ6RdjCn8I/TiD8Q9cdBYI/AAAAAAAAAOo/LzEGXmSGGSk/s400/rippedsail.jpg

and my SW Retro is taped along ...
  Topic: Mast Extension minimum measurements
joethewindsufa

Replies: 6
Views: 1711

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Mon Sep 10, 2018 4:36 pm   Subject: Mast Extension minimum measurements
wanna know mauisails used to measure it ??

https://www.mauisails.com/video/67
  Topic: Replacing sail panels myself cut from other older sails
joethewindsufa

Replies: 34
Views: 6285

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Fri Sep 07, 2018 4:36 am   Subject: Replacing sail panels myself cut from other older sails
so....
why fix an $18 sail with a $60 sewing machine then ??
 
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