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Forum: Free Forum 5th March 2007, 12:34 AM
Replies: 98
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Posted By GeorgeUSA39
RE: Anybody try the Apollo Yet?

Hugh it seems logical that the Apollo would be slower once on the plane given the increased drag of the fin, but does the Apollo get planing earlier, in other words does it get planing in 6 knots of...
Forum: Free Forum 4th March 2007, 08:04 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 30,525
Posted By GeorgeUSA39
RE: Anybody try the Apollo Yet?

Dude your killing me please elaborate, inquiring minds want to know...
Forum: Free Forum 8th January 2007, 06:44 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 30,525
Posted By GeorgeUSA39
RE: Anybody try the Apollo Yet?

I think the answer is no or that it doesn't live up to it's claims, hence the silence. I hope I'm wrong but if it did work, then I think we would be hearing more about it.
Forum: Free Forum 29th December 2006, 08:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,645
Posted By GeorgeUSA39
RE: increase sales and promote sport

Costco or any other big box retailer would have to be willing to take them in inventory. The problem I see with this distribution strategy is that windsurfing in its current form isn't plug-n-play...
Forum: Free Forum 15th December 2006, 01:47 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 30,525
Posted By GeorgeUSA39
Anybody try the Apollo Yet?

Has anybody tried the Apollo yet? Does is it plane up in 2 knots less wind?

George
Forum: Free Forum 25th October 2006, 02:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,949
Posted By GeorgeUSA39
Forum: Free Forum 30th September 2006, 09:49 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,242
Posted By GeorgeUSA39
RE: Hiho adds Open class racing

If it's truly an "open" class than couldn't somebody use formula gear if they wanted to?
Forum: Free Forum 22nd September 2006, 10:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,846
Posted By GeorgeUSA39
RE: Formula Windsurfing Worlds, Arnon and Gonzalo

Dave & Ceri,

I did read their report and you are correct it sounds as if they did file a protest, however my point is that by staying at the regatta they had the opportunity to continuing to...
Forum: Ask Our Team 21st September 2006, 10:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,366
Posted By GeorgeUSA39
RE: Military Coupe in Thailand

I think Svein is out of the Country attending Surf expo in the US and I bet he won't be able to get back in for a while. I cant imaging that its good for windsurfing since 90% of WS boards are made...
Forum: Free Forum 21st September 2006, 10:00 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,846
Posted By GeorgeUSA39
RE: Formula Windsurfing Worlds, Arnon and Gonzalo

It's still bad sportsmanship to leave early and bad mouth the Race Committee. It does sound like some questionable calls were made, but it certainly appears that many of the top guys where able to...
Forum: Free Forum 17th September 2006, 10:44 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,949
Posted By GeorgeUSA39
RE: Pointing and beating.

Ban these dorks and let them go somewhere else!
Forum: Ask Our Team 14th September 2006, 11:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,822
Posted By GeorgeUSA39
RE: Apollo, Way forward?

Remi,

For next year's Apollo, push the limit and lower the planning threshold as low as possible, dont restrict yourself to FW board limits and fin lenghts. If you guys can get the board to plane...
Forum: Free Forum 14th September 2006, 11:23 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 10,291
Posted By GeorgeUSA39
RE: Starboard Appollo/Formula Windsurfing

Ken,

I hear what you are saying, but shouldn't Starboard be applauded for attempting to lowering the planing threshold? Realistically TOW is the biggest factor in FW racing, gear is important but...
Forum: Free Forum 4th September 2006, 12:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,874
Posted By GeorgeUSA39
RE: Boards' pictures

I send that motion. You can even add in 360 viewing.
Forum: Free Forum 3rd September 2006, 10:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,716
Posted By GeorgeUSA39
RE: NP forum

They are using the Extender to have a better extension system. At least they are innovating and trying to build a better system. Innovation in windsurfing seems rare these days and companies like...
Forum: Free Forum 24th August 2006, 12:24 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 26,779
Posted By GeorgeUSA39
RE: Apollo Vs F161

FW rules wind minimum is 8 knots not 6, however the best sailors can plane in 6. So the question is can the Steve Allen's of the world get this board to plane in 4 knots?
Forum: Ask Our Team 16th August 2006, 10:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,136
Posted By GeorgeUSA39
RE: Apollo?...

What is the planing threshold for this board?
Forum: Free Forum 16th August 2006, 10:36 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 34,950
Posted By GeorgeUSA39
RE: SB2007 website is online now, please post your comment here.

Great Site

I have to buy 2 new boards now (wood serenity and apollo), you guys are killing me!

What can you guys say about the Apollo, what is the planning threshold for that board?
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