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  Topic: winter sailing
rainer412

Replies: 20
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PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Sun Apr 25, 2021 3:28 pm   Subject: winter sailing
Is the Lucifer really as bulky and cumbersome as it looks in the videos? My first ... and second ... and third impressions are of a grossly oversized overcoat and outlandishly baggy trousers. They loo ...
  Topic: winter sailing
rainer412

Replies: 20
Views: 13373

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Sat Apr 24, 2021 6:42 pm   Subject: winter sailing
Hi,
I use a NP Lucifer drysuit to windsurf in the low 40s/high 32s and I can just really recommend a drysuit over a wetsuit:

+ you will never ever be cold. Put as many merino wool and fleece cloth ...
  Topic: Which board for SF Bay 3rd Avenue
rainer412

Replies: 32
Views: 17208

PostForum: Southwest USA, Hawaii, Mexico   Posted: Thu Mar 11, 2021 7:01 pm   Subject: Which board for SF Bay 3rd Avenue
True you won't use the 9.0 and ultra light board during the season April-Sept.
And most folks in the Bay Area only sail during April-Sept, and do other sports in the off season.
The off season is wh ...
  Topic: Which board for SF Bay 3rd Avenue
rainer412

Replies: 32
Views: 17208

PostForum: Southwest USA, Hawaii, Mexico   Posted: Tue Mar 09, 2021 4:24 pm   Subject: Which board for SF Bay 3rd Avenue
There are plenty of those days, especially in the off season. Many now use foils in those conditions.

Buy or sell is up to you. Give me the exact number of days on the water you need to be sati ...
  Topic: Which board for SF Bay 3rd Avenue
rainer412

Replies: 32
Views: 17208

PostForum: Southwest USA, Hawaii, Mexico   Posted: Mon Mar 08, 2021 8:01 am   Subject: Which board for SF Bay 3rd Avenue
Hi all,
thanks again for sharing all this information. Makes me want to move over to SF bay now already Smile.

Another question: I also have a JP Super Lightwind 165L Board and a Severne Turbo GT 9. ...
  Topic: Which board for SF Bay 3rd Avenue
rainer412

Replies: 32
Views: 17208

PostForum: Southwest USA, Hawaii, Mexico   Posted: Fri Feb 26, 2021 8:46 am   Subject: Which board for SF Bay 3rd Avenue
Bear in mind, the Dyno is a thick, blocky board with tail rocker added, and the rails thinned.
Not a traditional fsw board as listed. It's better in lighter wind, really lively in decent wind.

A ...
  Topic: Which board for SF Bay 3rd Avenue
rainer412

Replies: 32
Views: 17208

PostForum: Southwest USA, Hawaii, Mexico   Posted: Fri Feb 26, 2021 8:43 am   Subject: Which board for SF Bay 3rd Avenue
Hey, thanks to all of you, this is really great advices from a great community!
I am already looking forward to move to the bay area, getting some good wind Very Happy
  Topic: Which board for SF Bay 3rd Avenue
rainer412

Replies: 32
Views: 17208

PostForum: Southwest USA, Hawaii, Mexico   Posted: Thu Feb 25, 2021 4:31 am   Subject: Which board for SF Bay 3rd Avenue

Be sure to introduce yourself when you arrive. A 12 pack of beer will buy you a whole lot of local knowledge and may save you from a long swim or walk in certain conditions.

Will certainly do th ...
  Topic: Which board for SF Bay 3rd Avenue
rainer412

Replies: 32
Views: 17208

PostForum: Southwest USA, Hawaii, Mexico   Posted: Wed Feb 24, 2021 6:36 pm   Subject: Which board for SF Bay 3rd Avenue
90-95, you still need to get home in the late afternoons.
Bear in mind there will be a dozen days when you NEED a 3.7, and one to 3, a 3.2.

So if I get you right, rather a 95L board than 85L sin ...
  Topic: Which board for SF Bay 3rd Avenue
rainer412

Replies: 32
Views: 17208

PostForum: Southwest USA, Hawaii, Mexico   Posted: Wed Feb 24, 2021 9:29 am   Subject: Which board for SF Bay 3rd Avenue
Hello all,
I will move soon to the SF Bay area, coming from a rather mid to low wind region, and am looking for a smaller FSW board to mostly windsurf at 3rd avenue. (I would like to buy that board b ...
 
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