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Forum: Free Forum 14th May 2010, 05:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,644
Posted By Helmer
Hi Again I am 190 cm an 83 kg add a long 5/3mm...

Hi Again
I am 190 cm an 83 kg add a long 5/3mm steamer.
I can uphaul a 5,6 m sail on the Flare 98 and i tack without problems.
Go for the 98L Flare (2010 0r 2009) start with the std. fin and then...
Forum: Free Forum 9th May 2010, 02:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,644
Posted By Helmer
Freestyle board volume appr.. Bodyweight (kg =...

Freestyle board volume appr.. Bodyweight (kg = Liters) + 15 liters = board volume
I am 85 i use the (85 +15 = 100) 98 liter baord
Try it with a shorter fin (we use the choco fins 16cm)

Good luck
Forum: Ask Our Team 3rd May 2010, 02:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,013
Posted By Helmer
Hi Mikel I am 83 kg and use a Kode 102 as my...

Hi Mikel
I am 83 kg and use a Kode 102 as my very light wind board (6.3 S-1) Feels a bit big, but sure beats going home. I also use it for blasting on the fjord, great. We also have a Flare 98 in...
Forum: Women's Zone 2nd May 2010, 12:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 5,182
Posted By Helmer
Try to give it a rest, and start up slowly,...

Try to give it a rest, and start up slowly, muscle strength builds up faster than tendons.
Slowly increase load and duration. I used artifical climbing and Mountain bike to improove my under arm...
Forum: ProKids World 2nd May 2010, 12:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 8,632
Posted By Helmer
check out "beginner to winner" and "Freestyle"...

check out "beginner to winner" and "Freestyle" from FYM Video trilogy by Lars Petersen D99
"Feed your Soul" also includes "Beginner to wavesailor"

Keep on trying and you WILL make it.
Forum: Free Forum 2nd May 2010, 12:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,014
Posted By Helmer
My sons freestyle learning curve accelerated when...

My sons freestyle learning curve accelerated when i came onto a pure Freestyle board and also the smaler fin is a major tip for improved learning.
We now use the flare and a 16 cm Kiri style Choco...
Forum: Free Forum 21st November 2009, 12:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,861
Posted By Helmer
I have tried the swat, but only a short ride. ...

I have tried the swat, but only a short ride.
According to Severne designers they have made the SWAT for the ligter sailor that wishes to have a forgiving yet manoeuvrable sail with a lower aspect....
Forum: Ask Our Team 18th November 2009, 03:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,633
Posted By Helmer
Nothing disapointed me, Tested the 81 on...

Nothing disapointed me,
Tested the 81 on Furteventura in a pair of boardshorts, will be using the 86 here in Denmark with a winter steamer 5/4/3mm. This fact lead me to choose the 86.
I may add I...
Forum: Ask Our Team 15th November 2009, 03:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,633
Posted By Helmer
Hi leysenkr I have tried the Quad 81 in flat...

Hi leysenkr
I have tried the Quad 81 in flat conditions and lighter winds
I am 83 kg and a medium wave sailor, not as fast as I used to be.
I found the quad easy planning, almost impossible to...
Forum: Ask Our Team 11th April 2009, 04:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,427
Posted By Helmer
SUP Upwind

I have tried diffenerent SUPs along the Dansih coast (Onshore to Side shore conditions) and Flat water fjords.
I find it best to use the rails, i.e. stay close to the mastfoot, press with your heels...
Forum: Free Forum 26th January 2009, 05:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,715
Posted By Helmer
We use a hair dryer

When we wish to remove stickers from sails we use a hair dryer to heat the sticker.
Blow the hot air (not too hot and not too close to the sail material) on the sticker and peel it off.
The heat...
Forum: Ask Our Team 19th September 2008, 02:33 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 974
Posted By Helmer
Vests and Waveriding

Hi Wave / Team Riders
I do a lot of work with the Yongguns/ProKids here in Denmark.
I mainly work with Wave and Freestyle since this is My passion.

The question is, what is your recommendation...
Forum: Ask Our Team 8th September 2008, 07:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,456
Posted By Helmer
Hi Tom Salt water weighs 1030 gr pr liter and...

Hi Tom
Salt water weighs 1030 gr pr liter and fresh water 1000 gr pr liter
That is 3% less "flotation" from the water at home.
Your wet suite weighs 4 kg "wet" adding this to the weight of you and...
Forum: Women's Zone 3rd February 2008, 01:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 6,302
Posted By Helmer
If your boom grip feels very slippery you may try...

If your boom grip feels very slippery you may try using a not too rough sandpaper on the rear section of your grip. If this works you can proceed on the rest of the grip.
Good luck
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