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Forum: Free Forum 17th February 2011, 02:22 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 13,138
Posted By WILDWINDSCA
Wink swap meet.

looks fun!! i see more then a few beauty setups there on the floor
Forum: Free Forum 17th February 2011, 02:19 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 13,138
Posted By WILDWINDSCA
Wink 9.5 sail on old F-2 Lightning World Cup Race

yes i used a maui sauil MS-2 9.5 it seemed to be no problem at all , handled well until it started blowing up then it was an handfull especially on reaches..
Forum: Free Forum 8th February 2011, 11:52 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 13,138
Posted By WILDWINDSCA
Talking longboards

Well there no one answer as to what board class is the best but i dont believe one board will get the "Mojo" back.
Formula died in the midwest USA due to a predominance of low wind conditions...
Forum: Free Forum 7th February 2011, 10:09 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 13,138
Posted By WILDWINDSCA
promoting any sport.

Ken, your quite right here in central Canada/ midwestern USA , old raceboards are still competitive and are actively being sought..
There is bit of a longboard revival in north america.

We...
Forum: Free Forum 11th April 2010, 11:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,538
Posted By WILDWINDSCA
Weh beach starting , front foot is easier , but...

Weh beach starting , front foot is easier , but you can do both .
but front foot helps from a tendecy to be heading/ rounding up immedialtey by putting force on more to the front of the board....
Forum: Free Forum 11th April 2010, 10:48 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,579
Posted By WILDWINDSCA
Wink i agree the windspeed to plane is off, way off ...

i agree the windspeed to plane is off, way off
but free ride is the way to go unless:

1. absolute early planing = formula
2. speed = slalom
3 at the same sailor weight and skill as above but...
Forum: Free Forum 6th November 2008, 04:40 PM
Replies: 225
Views: 32,830
Posted By WILDWINDSCA
good reply remi change is inevitable and no...

good reply remi
change is inevitable and no one boat has a right to the Olympics, they cut , appoint classes many times.
Forum: Free Forum 5th November 2008, 12:41 AM
Replies: 225
Views: 32,830
Posted By WILDWINDSCA
Wink 6 knots

There are alot of races where formula get "owned" ie: when winds are low, you just schlog with them, and while you may start the race, finishing it is another matter.

However that being said...
Forum: Free Forum 1st November 2008, 08:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,252
Posted By WILDWINDSCA
core

well glad you found the fix for your problem i too have issues with thick steamers impeding blood flow to the arms, as such avoid wearing it at almost all costs but have been semi hypothermc a few...
Forum: Free Forum 30th October 2008, 09:33 PM
Replies: 225
Views: 32,830
Posted By WILDWINDSCA
O.D. is the way to go IMHO. Open class i...

O.D. is the way to go IMHO.
Open class i think is good for testing the limits, because then it becomes a development class , but then money does become an issue.
Starboard can be...
Forum: Free Forum 29th October 2008, 10:47 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,496
Posted By WILDWINDSCA
sorry 3 to 7 hours driving , not 78 hours...

sorry 3 to 7 hours driving , not 78 hours driving...eeeeek
Forum: Free Forum 29th October 2008, 10:45 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,496
Posted By WILDWINDSCA
Wink anon poster 31, yes it will probably do both, ...

anon poster 31, yes it will probably do both,
i am wondering which group "I" will fall into or if in the end l will care. I was thinking of getting into the longboard thing again .
Years ago I...
Forum: Free Forum 24th October 2008, 12:22 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 13,717
Posted By WILDWINDSCA
I have been following the longboard thing for a...

I have been following the longboard thing for a year now and thinking of getting back into racing again.
now the following is all my opinion about whats hot what is not and maybe just maybe : what...
Forum: Free Forum 23rd October 2008, 11:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,223
Posted By WILDWINDSCA
I would agree with PG, but i disagree the concept...

I would agree with PG, but i disagree the concept of an easily transportable board not taking off does not justily the board being bad. It kind of a reminds me of a mini formula...if i doint have a...
Forum: Peter Hart's Techniques 20th October 2008, 09:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 28,529
Posted By WILDWINDSCA
A great article, and "brain replacing brawn" ,...

A great article, and "brain replacing brawn" , yes its true. I am way better at 43 then 23 or even 33!!. You just dont have the energy to waste, when you do you find out fast!!!
Speaking to the...
Forum: Free Forum 19th October 2008, 04:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,223
Posted By WILDWINDSCA
kanaha kai had one up in the rafters last april,...

kanaha kai had one up in the rafters last april, in maui but or dont know if it was for sale or what it was there for , and it may be gone.
Forum: Free Forum 19th September 2008, 01:56 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 27,785
Posted By WILDWINDSCA
Wink all around style most sailors have it .

Well not to look like i am pandering to you Svein but you point is very good. But away from bjorn and back to the average joe in regards to all around style. And i think a point of view that many can...
Forum: Kevin`s Corner 8th September 2008, 12:01 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,550
Posted By WILDWINDSCA
Smile spocks eh!?

you must be up early in maui!!
dont be sorry, i am sure you get alot of wierd questions.
Its just an interesting design, a few of the local boardheads are always looking at this stuff and...
Forum: Kevin`s Corner 7th September 2008, 09:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,550
Posted By WILDWINDSCA
Talking s- type rail design

Kevin,
I know it not in the lineup anymore ( sad) but i am curious about the s-type's rail design. More specifically the "double rail".
I am referring to the small flat just under the tucked in...
Forum: Free Forum 9th August 2008, 08:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,367
Posted By WILDWINDSCA
gee i wish i was closer to you! i guess you are...

gee i wish i was closer to you! i guess you are from southern ontario. i am up in thunder bay, would be pleased to give a few tips but roger does know his stuff!!!
Forum: Kevin`s Corner 9th August 2008, 08:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,719
Posted By WILDWINDSCA
Wink thanks

thanks kevin!! the advice of a pro is always appreciated, i follow your blog as well good stuff!
jeff
Forum: Kevin`s Corner 5th August 2008, 06:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,719
Posted By WILDWINDSCA
Smile s type 104 maxing out

Hi Kevin,
I just managed to aquire a 2006 s-type 104 and went for my first ride today. It was only 12 knots and I knew i would be underpowered but i was pumped and put away the formula and went...
Forum: Free Forum 2nd March 2008, 06:58 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 8,480
Posted By WILDWINDSCA
Fringew ...fringe is great!!! when it comes to...

Fringew ...fringe is great!!!
when it comes to windsurfing i'll take fringe any day!! Heck i'll make it better I'll dress funny, act funny and if people dont like me for who i am...... too bad ,...
Forum: Free Forum 2nd March 2008, 06:49 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,900
Posted By WILDWINDSCA
Wink accomodations

cut and paste this

http://www.star-board.com/forum/showthread.php?t=3247

its a few pages back, Ian has the scoop on legal rentals.
Id give you more info on places i HAVE stayed at but some...
Forum: Free Forum 1st March 2008, 01:39 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 8,965
Posted By WILDWINDSCA
Wink hype, adaptation to the real world, and the buy in

I guess the best thing is get the board you think you need after much deliberation and advice and try to adapt to it.
The relevancy of board tests, however questionable, can give good advice...
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