overpowered or sail blown out ??
All, I have an older Hurricane 5.2 sail. It shows some wear but appears clean and in good condition. I was sailing at Hood River today; the winds were a steady 25 with gusts...

Newbie Needs Equipment and Baja Recommendations
My girlfriend is a fairly experienced windsurfer and I've agreed to give it a good try this winter. We'll be traveling from Oregon down to Baja in January and I was wondering which spots mi...

windsurfing- athletic in nature?
H i Folks, I'm sitting here pondering the not so pleasant task of contacting a corporation for their assistance in gaining access to a piece of prime sailing turf to set up a club run (...

differance between high and low booms....
Can someone reexplain the differant effect of high(nose high)and low (chest high)booms ?And shortening and lenthening harness lines?It seems to me very short lines and very high booms have s...

SF Bay Area -- interested in Formula racing?
Hi SF Bay Area folks, If you're thinking about trying out Formula equipment next season, now's a good time of year to start getting familiarized with what it's all about. This is...

iWindsurf Forecasts Missing?
Anybody know what the deal is this year? We seem to be getting a *lot* of "We were unable to generate forecast data. We are aware of the issue and are working to correct it. Please che...

Dealing with those dangerous fins
Last sailing session I went for a willy skipper off some tiny chop and flipped the board over... and landed on the fin with my butt. I was wearing a 4/3 suit. It got ripped, the back of my t...

BIC TECHNO vs. PIETRUCHA AXEL
Witam. zastanawiam sie nad zakupem deski ok 150 litrów.Chodzi mi po głowie Bic Techno 283 ,oraz jego bliżniacza konstrukcja rodem z Polski AXEL 280.Nie ukrywam ze cena AXELa jest korzys...

Windsurfing Moving Sale
I'm moving and have a mess of equipment to sell at bargain basement prices. Most of this stuff needs to be picked up, although I could ship the sails. I'm really under the gun to ...

(ADVERT) North Texas Swap Meet - Sept 27...
Since I work for the shop now, I'll call this post an advertisement instead of a Public Service Announcement... The next Mariner Sails swap meet will be Saturday, September 27th

Starboard Acid 70 ?
I'm thinking of getting a Starboard Acid 70. Will this be good with a 5.3m2 sail ? (I'm 75Kg) What is the actual maximum sail size ? I'm thinking of the wood version rather than the DRA...

How to Plane a Wide Board?
A guy at our lake just bought a Starboard Free Formula about 180 liters. He has an Ezzy Infinity 9.5, 2003. He expected to be the first one to plane, but he finds that the new board is slo...

Hey Anyone Going to the Gorge This Weekend?
I'm driving down tomorrow & will arrive saturday. Haven't been in a while. Hope to have fun. What's the rules for right of way with kitesurfers? thanks guys he...

Tendon in the Chinook Mast base
This past weekend I saw a fellow w-surfer's mast foot break while out sailing, resulting in a near-loss of a sail, followed by a long walk to shore... I'd rather not wait until mine bre...

Electric rope cutter ?
Anyone know who manufactures/sell electric cutters for syntetic ropes ? I've seen some smart hand held ones with a hot blade that cutt's and seales the inner and outer cores. If it soul...

Windsurfing Recall
Windsurfing on Recall Ballot Wed Aug 27, 5:05 PM ET SACRAMENTO (Rueters) - The California Secretary of State said today that enough signatures have been gathered to recall Windsur...

OT: Why is it so?
So as windsurfers, we probably pride ourselves on our 'advanced' co- ordination skills... While sitting at your desk, make clockwise circles with your right foot. While doing this...

String (strip) on top of the sail ?
Sometimes i see people sailing with a strip attached to the top of the sail or the end of the boom. Usually it is red and the conditions are very windy. I think there were some sa...

Kudos to Retailers
After skimming through the big "Local Shop" thread, I would just like to say that in my experience, as a general rule, the retailers in this industry are outstanding--and I have probably dea...

Correction re. Third Ave Golf Balls
I have sent out this notice before, but the e-mail address for the Community Development Director was previously incorrect. Please send reports to: rmarks@fostercity.org I have ...

Toucan Open - Sept. 5-7
Toucan Open - Lake McConoughy, NE - Sept. 5-7 The Toucan is set to happen this year, despite any rumor you may have heard otherwise. I've been going every year since '97 and have alway...

Race JP Freeride/Freecarve?
Hi, I have a question for the group. I have a JP Freecarve 117L, and I weigh 55kilos and my husband has a Freeride 159L he weighs 92kilos. We are both about the same standard. He ...

Noise from board
I have Starboard 186X with fin 70 curtis. When board start sliding you can hear horrible noise like whizz or whistle. I don't know how eliminate this noise, is it problem with fin's resona...

Anyone tried the Epic Gear floatation vest?
I'm wondering how well this vest works with a waist harness (DaKine Thermoform specifically). Also, just how much floatation does it provide? I've started sailing the Atlantic Ocean this y...

Detroit sewer sailing thread
I imagine I am delving where I shouldn't, but there was a thread I found from1994 about an underground canal in Detroit. I couldn't tell for sure whether it was for real, or if I'm just wan...

more CA sharks?
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A shark expert warned that a great white shark has been seen lurking in the waters off a popular surfing beach in Southern California loaded with swimmers and surfers...

Can an establishment hog the beach?
I've been sailing off the hook at Hood River between Cook Island and the Oregon side just about every weekend all summer. It's a great place for me to learn to waterstart (which I just about...

downhaul getting chewed up
I noticed that my downhaul keeps getting chewed up when I release it from the cleat. It seems to stick, and I have to apply a lot of force to get it out. Once it's out, it's time to replac...

Old Mast...New Sail...HELP!
I currently have an old BIC carbon mast (not sure on the year) 7.3 DIN 465 cm I want to buy a new sail in the 7.0+ range due to the limited amount of good wind on my in...

right of way and aggressive behavior
All, I frequently sail at the Marina site in Hood River; Saturday the wind was moderate in the 15 to 20 range. I was resting in knee deep water near the far sand spit and a kiter ...

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