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  • Help... The Ally yesterday at GC

    Mon, 25 May 2015 20:06:23 +0800

    MrSpaggiari

    an anyone tell me who it was that was in the waves yesterday at the Ally? They where riding a red neil pryde. Have a good shot of him in the waves... >>

  • Sailed on Saturday, Need Some Technique Help!

    Mon, 25 May 2015 17:59:28 +0800

    cammd

    s, need tome help/advice on why I couldn't sail upwind on Saturday. I was sailing on Saturday arvo at RQ beach (Manly) and a couple times I pointed too far downwind, so I tried to head upwind to correct, and kind of stalled, and ended up drifting sidways. I ended up tacking, heading back out the other way and then coming back in and made sure this time I didn't point to far down wind to get back to the beach. Context; Winds were decent 17-25 or so knots (I guess?) I use a Mistral One Design raceboard (as in my avatar). Centreboard was up when reaching/heading downwind. I put the centreboard DOWN when I started to head upwind. Sailing with an Ezzy 6.5 Superlite. When I turned upwind, I made 100% sure that I was not heading directly into the wind, and was pointing about 45 degrees, so not too high. Mast track was about halfway back because for most of the afternoon I was just reaching back and forth across the wind. Was this the problem? I haven't sta... >>

  • Windsurfing Learning Curve

    Mon, 25 May 2015 09:04:22 +0800

    sboardcrazy

    indsurfing for just on eight weeks now - trying to get out as much as possible - have had two weeks off work and have been out a few times. I generally get to Wello and have met some really nice people - windsurfing people seem to be very friendly - it certainly helps when you feel, man I am just going to sell the board Too Hard! I am 105k - purchased a 200l mistral pacifico with a dodgy retro 4.5m sail and rig, was enough to get me going - I did purchase a new Severne 6m synergy this week from Simon at Board Crazy and have been out once so far - wow what a difference. Not sure if it my imagination but it seemed to be more forgiving - or maybe I am getting better perhaps a bit of both. Took it to the train and had a really good run to the sand bank and back a few times. Arms are canning now though next it has to be the harness. Do feel as though I have progressed but soooooo much more to learn. The Windsurfin... >>

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