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  Topic: roof rack
ss59

Replies: 26
Views: 1204

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Wed Sep 16, 2020 7:33 am   Subject: roof rack
In the UK there is a Thule adaptor kit for the Prius - https://www.thule.com/en-gb/roof-rack/fit-kits/kit-1824-rapid-_-141824 - you might be able to find one in Canada (or get one imported)
  Topic: Advice for planing through lulls?
ss59

Replies: 27
Views: 2593

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Fri Sep 11, 2020 3:17 am   Subject: Advice for planing through lulls?
In addition to the excellent advice already listed here (particularly coachg/ss59) I'll point out that all of the finesse advice works a whole lot better if your harness lines are well balanced and no ...
  Topic: Advice for planing through lulls?
ss59

Replies: 27
Views: 2593

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Sun Sep 06, 2020 10:47 am   Subject: Advice for planing through lulls?
In short lulls, hands very close together, tighten your body into a very locked stiff stance lift your hips (to get the rig upright and away) and push down through your toes - basically an early plann ...
  Topic: Drysuits 2020! O'Neill or Promotion?
ss59

Replies: 3
Views: 1071

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Thu Aug 27, 2020 3:49 pm   Subject: Drysuits 2020! O'Neill or Promotion?
I have a 4/3 psycho freak (zipless) and I really like it, really warm as warm as my 5/3 ripcurl flashbomb sizewise I find it pretty much bang on - I'm a medium tall in every brand of suit i ha ...
  Topic: 2020 fanatic Blast 115
ss59

Replies: 28
Views: 5052

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Thu Aug 20, 2020 2:42 am   Subject: 2020 fanatic Blast 115
Yesterday's session example:
Wind 12-15kts and dead onshore
big wind buffer on shore
blast 130 43cm fin ezzy cheetah 8.0
At first could not get out because of wind direction, current and light win ...
  Topic: Dakine Contour Footstrap questions
ss59

Replies: 23
Views: 6463

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Fri Jul 31, 2020 12:07 pm   Subject: Dakine Contour Footstrap questions
I really like Core Contours as they have a fair amount of stretch which I like for waves, but I have snapped a fair few as the rubber seems to get brittle! I'm now not convinced they are that suitable ...
  Topic: Magic Ride/Gecko/Volar
ss59

Replies: 43
Views: 27237

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Fri Apr 17, 2020 3:35 am   Subject: Magic Ride/Gecko/Volar
All three of the boards on your shortlist are BIG intermediate freeride style boards. In the size you have chosen c140L, they are either aimed at early intermediates or heavier (110kg+), sailors. With ...
  Topic: Helping with waterstart/clearing the sail
ss59

Replies: 59
Views: 40179

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Sat Jan 04, 2020 4:24 am   Subject: Helping with waterstart/clearing the sail
If you are coming off upwind of the board with the sail, don't let go of the boom, hold the rig high so it doesn't go into the water and waterstart as you hit the water/re-surface - much easier to do ...
  Topic: Advice on 1 bolt universal for SUP
ss59

Replies: 16
Views: 18393

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Sat Dec 14, 2019 4:58 pm   Subject: Advice on 1 bolt universal for SUP
I've been using a single bolt Chinook for years, with no problem. I remove it after every session and keep the hole clean.
same
  Topic: 2020 Fanatic Freewave perfect blend btw stb & classic?
ss59

Replies: 30
Views: 24055

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Sun Nov 17, 2019 1:21 pm   Subject: 2020 Fanatic Freewave perfect blend btw stb & classic?
Did you prefer either board over the other - the 95 on the face of it is pretty big for you I would guess, but wonder if the fashion for bigger boards was borne out in your testing
 
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