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  Topic: Looking for a camera for windsurfing
us85

Replies: 10
Views: 1768

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Tue May 24, 2022 9:07 am   Subject: Looking for a camera for windsurfing
Craig,
The insta360 looks like a strong competitor - maybe even better software. I haven't tried either myself.

It's hard to sift through the marketing descriptions, but it doesn't seem like the ...
  Topic: Adjustable downhaul?
us85

Replies: 7
Views: 3355

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Wed Feb 16, 2022 11:38 am   Subject: Adjustable downhaul?
In-flight adjustable downhaul are certainly useful. They're just too much of a pain to setup and there's more to go wrong. So, really only used for racing where the PITA factor becomes worth while. ...
  Topic: Dry suit with the latex dry socks attached (ie kokotat)
us85

Replies: 7
Views: 3401

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Wed Jan 26, 2022 11:31 am   Subject: Dry suit with the latex dry socks attached (ie kokotat)
thanks.

I already have a Kokotat suit ) on my second season. I also have an older Ocean Rodeo Soul. Was thinking of putting socks on that and see if i like them or not.

Its not so much i ne ...
  Topic: Anybody using Chinook Pro Flex bases?
us85

Replies: 16
Views: 19616

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Wed Oct 06, 2021 3:08 pm   Subject: Anybody using Chinook Pro Flex bases?
Yeah, I definitely wouldn't a mechanical base or the flex-pro for fin windsurfing (other than long board).

At least the Pro Flex has rope as a safety if the joint fails.
  Topic: Sunday Forecast Test: IW v WG v. NOAA
us85

Replies: 4
Views: 7172

PostForum: Eastern and Central USA & Canada   Posted: Tue Sep 14, 2021 11:56 am   Subject: Sunday Forecast Test: IW v WG v. NOAA
Yeah, if you go against the model consensus (including your own WF-WRF model), you really should explain your reasoning. I don't think they ever mention what models they look at or which one they th ...
  Topic: Anybody using Chinook Pro Flex bases?
us85

Replies: 16
Views: 19616

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Fri Apr 23, 2021 11:35 am   Subject: Anybody using Chinook Pro Flex bases?
I got single-bolt version just to make adjusting the mast base position easier out on the water (for foiling). All my other bases are 2-bolt, so I'm not really sure how much it helps.
  Topic: Sail Repair Loft in the US?
us85

Replies: 11
Views: 18401

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Tue Mar 23, 2021 1:24 pm   Subject: Sail Repair Loft in the US?
In Hatteras, the Wind Angel retired and sold her equipment to Philips BoatWorks. I haven't used these guys yet, but it's another option:

https://phillipsboatworks.com/yacht-services/avon-sail-repa ...
  Topic: Club Liability Insurance?
us85

Replies: 6
Views: 11769

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Sun Dec 20, 2020 6:38 pm   Subject: Club Liability Insurance?
We called Gowrie and inquired about the Burgee program and were told the policy is only written for sailboats. It's possible windsurfing has gotten bundled with kites or something because it seems th ...
  Topic: Club Liability Insurance?
us85

Replies: 6
Views: 11769

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Wed Dec 09, 2020 4:50 pm   Subject: Club Liability Insurance?
Any officially operating clubs out there carry liability insurance? We've always carried a policy, but we're being told it's no longer offered.
  Topic: Drysuits 2020! O'Neill or Promotion?
us85

Replies: 12
Views: 28589

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Tue Nov 10, 2020 10:45 am   Subject: Drysuits 2020! O'Neill or Promotion?
Yeah, I too end up pretty soggy after a couple hours in my Ocean Rodeo Soul. My problem is the that I have failed in all my many attempts to restore the DWR. I spent a LOT of time (and a decent chunk ...
 
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