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  Topic: Lift in windsurfing fins
ittiandro

Replies: 13
Views: 3872

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Fri Apr 01, 2022 12:34 am   Subject: Lift in windsurfing fins
Thanks
Well formulated explanation, Mac.

As I understand, then , that the lateral “lift “ of the fin is nothing but the lateral resistance that the fin provides against the force of the wind ...
  Topic: Lift in windsurfing fins
ittiandro

Replies: 13
Views: 3872

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Thu Mar 31, 2022 7:52 pm   Subject: Lift in windsurfing fins
Should we factor in the speed of the moving board?


In fact, this is exactly my question i
In other words, does speed provide lift to the board or does the fin itself provide this lift once th ...
  Topic: Lift in windsurfing fins
ittiandro

Replies: 13
Views: 3872

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Thu Mar 31, 2022 4:55 pm   Subject: Lift in windsurfing fins
I am resurrecting an older thread on this topic.

I always thought that for the board to overcome the water resistance and the weight of the rig (and the sailor), there has to be a vertical upward ...
  Topic: setting minimum or no mastfoot extension
ittiandro

Replies: 16
Views: 4751

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Thu Mar 24, 2022 11:16 am   Subject: setting minimum or no mastfoot extension
Usually I rig my sails on a 45 cm long MF extension, which has a collar allowing variable extensions depending on the sail and the downhaul I want to give.
I also have, however, a much shorter NP M ...
  Topic: setting minimum or no mastfoot extension
ittiandro

Replies: 16
Views: 4751

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Tue Mar 22, 2022 1:45 pm   Subject: setting minimum or no mastfoot extension
Thanks for your replies.
This question never occurred to me before because I usually do give an extension depending on how much downhaul I want to give.
This time , with the luff of the same lengt ...
  Topic: setting minimum or no mastfoot extension
ittiandro

Replies: 16
Views: 4751

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Mon Mar 21, 2022 7:33 pm   Subject: setting minimum or no mastfoot extension
Do I need to extend the mastfoot extension if I rig a 458 cm luff sail on a 460 cm mast or can I set it with no extension ?

Thanks
Ittiandro
  Topic: Sail recommends longer mast than the luff
ittiandro

Replies: 25
Views: 57815

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Fri Jul 23, 2021 6:56 pm   Subject: Sail recommends longer mast than the luff
I have a new vario top HSM 5.2 wave sail and a 430 cm mast. The specs on the sail say 430-25 , mast 442. I understand this to mean that I have to give a mast extension of 430+ 12= 442.
However, if ...
  Topic: Wave Sails vs Freeride Sails
ittiandro

Replies: 29
Views: 57587

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Fri Jul 23, 2021 5:49 pm   Subject: Wave Sails vs Freeride Sails
I didnt know much about wave sails and the difference with regular freeride sails. Somebody gave me one ( a HSM 5.2 wave sail) . Winds were gusting probably up to 20 knts and I thought it would be O ...
  Topic: Keeping center fin on in downwind
ittiandro

Replies: 13
Views: 17662

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Thu Jul 15, 2021 4:11 pm   Subject: Keeping center fin on in downwind
The material I read on your board says the dagger is retractable.

" Its fitted with a retractable daggerboard to aid stability and increase upwind sailing".

What's the real story?

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  Topic: Keeping center fin on in downwind
ittiandro

Replies: 13
Views: 17662

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Tue Jul 13, 2021 7:34 pm   Subject: Keeping center fin on in downwind
Thanks you all for your advice.

Ittiandro
 
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