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Forum: Windsurfing School 4th October 2007, 01:31 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 8,716
Posted By Jay
vikingsail (or Roger) - Do you have a link to...

vikingsail (or Roger) -
Do you have a link to the "Roger's pulley setups with an AO" that you described?
Thanks
Forum: Free Forum 30th September 2007, 01:17 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,526
Posted By Jay
Roger and Mike, thanks so much for the additional...

Roger and Mike, thanks so much for the additional input, great stuff.
When I got into windsurfing I didn't think I would be either interested or able to do these kind of repairs but find it is both...
Forum: Free Forum 29th September 2007, 12:14 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,526
Posted By Jay
Mike, thanks for the additional pointers. When...

Mike, thanks for the additional pointers.
When I read Eva the Board Lady's site (and also I watched the West System DVD) I think they recommended using a small plastic squeege with light pressure...
Forum: Free Forum 28th September 2007, 01:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,345
Posted By Jay
Just to add my two cents regarding the Serenity -...

Just to add my two cents regarding the Serenity - it exceeds all my expectations and changes my view on what conditions I can go fast and have fun. The amazing thing is that you don't have to rig a...
Forum: Free Forum 28th September 2007, 12:45 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,526
Posted By Jay
Thanks, Mike. I appreciate your input. I can...

Thanks, Mike. I appreciate your input.
I can see that there's an art to board repair, with trade-offs regarding strength, weight, cosmetics, and work.
Forum: Free Forum 26th September 2007, 12:39 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,526
Posted By Jay
Mike, I forgot to mention in reference to your...

Mike, I forgot to mention in reference to your other questions: the board is a Serenity and the ding is on the wood veneer on the side of the board towrads the bow a couple of inches from the foam...
Forum: Free Forum 26th September 2007, 12:29 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,526
Posted By Jay
Mike, thanks for your input. The damage on my...

Mike, thanks for your input. The damage on my board is a crescent shaped dent from my harness hook. It must have happened when I blew a tack and fell off the bow. The blunt harness hook (U shaped...
Forum: Free Forum 21st September 2007, 01:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,922
Posted By Jay
Roger, thanks. I had forgot the Glide was...

Roger, thanks. I had forgot the Glide was cambered. So instead have you had the opportunity to compare a Backbone vs Joystick (or Speedstick or Lightstick) on a Retro? I would think that a Backbone...
Forum: Free Forum 21st September 2007, 04:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,922
Posted By Jay
Jean-Marc - thanks for your comments. Thanks also...

Jean-Marc - thanks for your comments. Thanks also for finding that sentence - yes, that's what I remembered. It turns out it just wasn't where I remembered it!

Regarding the softer mast - I guess...
Forum: Free Forum 21st September 2007, 03:59 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,526
Posted By Jay
Ola - Thanks, I'll be sure to tell my dealer....

Ola - Thanks, I'll be sure to tell my dealer. That's an excellent sign it can be obtained.

Mike - Thanks, I've already seen that. Good stuff. For the minor repairs I've got my basic skills down...
Forum: Free Forum 19th September 2007, 01:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,922
Posted By Jay
Steve - Thanks, yes, that's the document I was...

Steve - Thanks, yes, that's the document I was referring to. I seem to recall it having a couple of sentences about the benefits of using a softer mast than normally used ("optimal") on a sail used...
Forum: Free Forum 19th September 2007, 01:39 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,526
Posted By Jay
Mike, yes I am doing a wood deck repair. Thanks...

Mike, yes I am doing a wood deck repair. Thanks for the link, I'll check them out.
I would prefer to get the same wood that Starboard uses for a better match if possible.

Prsurf, I asked my...
Forum: Free Forum 18th September 2007, 12:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,922
Posted By Jay
Serenity mast tuning

A few weeks ago I am *sure* I read something about this in Tiesda's "Serenity Tips" page. As I recall, Tiesda said that you could use a softer mast than normally recommended for a given sail and get...
Forum: Free Forum 12th September 2007, 12:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,063
Posted By Jay
Marek and Gary, Great tips. Here'a another...

Marek and Gary,

Great tips. Here'a another tip you may or may not have tried that can be helpul in repositioning your board when overpowered in prepartion for an uphaul - if you need to rotate...
Forum: Free Forum 12th September 2007, 12:45 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,526
Posted By Jay
Thanks, Ola, you are very kind. What great...

Thanks, Ola, you are very kind.
What great people Starboard has supporting it's customers.
That is one reason why I am a loyal customer!
Forum: Free Forum 10th September 2007, 01:41 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,526
Posted By Jay
Thanks, Ola, I'll give that a try.

Thanks, Ola, I'll give that a try.
Forum: Free Forum 9th September 2007, 02:09 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,526
Posted By Jay
Source for Australian Pine?

Does anyone know a source where I can get some Australian Pine to match the wood decks in my Starboards?

Is there any way it can be ordered directly from Starboard?

Thanks!

Jay
Forum: Windsurfing School 26th August 2007, 02:28 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 8,941
Posted By Jay
Roger, I'm so glad to hear about your...

Roger,

I'm so glad to hear about your successful surgery!
I hope your recovery process is smooth and speedy.

Jay
Forum: Free Forum 9th August 2007, 03:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,445
Posted By Jay
RE: Nonskid Repair on wood deck

Hi Roger,

Thanks for the additional info.

To put on the sand, I made a sifter from a small glass jar covered with a piece of nylong stocking rubber-banded over the opening. I read that tip in...
Forum: Free Forum 8th August 2007, 11:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,445
Posted By Jay
RE: Nonskid Repair on wood deck

Hi Roger,

You and Tiesda are a lifesaver, thanks!

When you say"The non-skid "texture" on Wood construction Starboards is a UV Stabilized PU resin with a hardener and appropriate thinner, with...
Forum: Free Forum 7th August 2007, 08:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,445
Posted By Jay
RE: Nonskid Repair on wood deck

Thanks, Roger and Steve, for your input.

This is my first stab at doing a board repair correctly. So far so good. I want to get that nonskid on there so I can go sailing and stop fussing in the...
Forum: Free Forum 6th August 2007, 01:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,445
Posted By Jay
RE: Nonskid Repair on wood deck

Roger and SteveC, thanks for your input.

Well, Roger, you are right and you are wrong.

It is a ding forward of the mast track, but no it's not from a boom head strike. It looks like a harness...
Forum: Free Forum 5th August 2007, 02:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,445
Posted By Jay
Nonskid Repair on wood deck

I'm doing a ding repair on a wood Serenity. It's such a beautiful board, I'm trying to do it right.

Following Roger's input, after being sure the area was dry, I've used penetrating epoxy to seal...
Forum: Windsurfing School 1st August 2007, 02:43 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 12,158
Posted By Jay
RE: Problems going upwind

Roger,

The key thing is to be sure you really have confidence in your surgical team and center. Good cardiac surgery centers do so many of these and much more complex procedures that they really...
Forum: Windsurfing School 29th July 2007, 02:23 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 12,158
Posted By Jay
RE: Problems going upwind

Roger,

My thoughts and prayers are with you for a speedy and full recovery!
Once you recover I bet you WILL feel 20 years younger and you'll take your windsurfing to an entirely new level! Thank...
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