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  Topic: Board turns upwind
rgomez

Replies: 60
Views: 12273

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Tue Jan 30, 2018 9:25 am   Subject: Board turns upwind
This is an old 1990s board in quite good condition. While my 125l rocket is great for all winds I do want to force myself to adjust to different board types especially ones that are challenging.

Fr ...
  Topic: Board turns upwind
rgomez

Replies: 60
Views: 12273

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Sun Jan 28, 2018 2:03 am   Subject: Board turns upwind
Second day using the board and I'm getting the knack of it. Still with the mast base completely at the back though it defies logic. It seems to make it easier to control the direction with my feet and ...
  Topic: Board turns upwind
rgomez

Replies: 60
Views: 12273

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Fri Jan 26, 2018 2:24 am   Subject: Board turns upwind
☺ every time I move to a smaller board, It feels like my technique needs to be improved.

I did try increasing the mastfoot pressure and tipping the sail forward but that didn't help. What hel ...
  Topic: Board turns upwind
rgomez

Replies: 60
Views: 12273

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Fri Jan 26, 2018 12:36 am   Subject: Board turns upwind
Hi,

So I've noticed whenever I move down a board size, I have trouble keeping the board downwind.

Yesterday I took my naish Mistral 110 out for a ride and I struggled with it. Only when I moved ...
  Topic: 2017 Starboard Airplane, Anyone sailing one?
rgomez

Replies: 6
Views: 2393

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Tue Jul 11, 2017 4:39 am   Subject: 2017 Starboard Airplane, Anyone sailing one?
I think the novenove duo boards with a rigid back and inflatable front would provide better performance.
  Topic: repairing an old mistral naish titan
rgomez

Replies: 6
Views: 2736

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Fri Jun 30, 2017 8:32 am   Subject: repairing an old mistral naish titan
A friend and I are repairing an old board that I picked up for free. The main damage was a gash on the footstraps area which after water seepage turned into a soft spot with seepage going to the under ...
  Topic: Helpful tips for sailing in High winds
rgomez

Replies: 14
Views: 5067

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Wed Aug 03, 2016 11:57 am   Subject: Helpful tips for sailing in High winds
My local lake was blasting 30+ knots yesterday with heavy rain and churning waters. I did manage to get a few good runs in my 4hr session but I felt too defensive continuously sheeting out, catapultin ...
  Topic: Another Old Board - Strapper 95L
rgomez

Replies: 24
Views: 7012

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Wed Jul 20, 2016 1:06 am   Subject: Another Old Board - Strapper 95L
It seems like he's got 2 boards left...probably 85-95l. I'm still waiting for pictures of the boards.

One of the boards takes a powerbox fin and the other seems to be a tuttle...from the looks of t ...
  Topic: Another Old Board - Strapper 95L
rgomez

Replies: 24
Views: 7012

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Tue Jul 19, 2016 4:18 am   Subject: Another Old Board - Strapper 95L
The mast box also seems a bit different... Any idea if it uses current mast bases?
  Topic: Another Old Board - Strapper 95L
rgomez

Replies: 24
Views: 7012

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Mon Jul 18, 2016 10:49 pm   Subject: Another Old Board - Strapper 95L
That's a tuttle box isn't it...looks like the seller has 2 different strapper boards one that takes a tuttle box and another with a powerbox...more pics to follow.

The fin looks pretty high quality ...
 
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