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Forum: Ask Our Team 27th March 2014, 11:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 390
Posted By Roger
Hi mikel, OK, now we are all on the same page. ...

Hi mikel,
OK, now we are all on the same page.
I'll have to let Remi answer on where to get a daggerboard "pusher".
Roger
Forum: Ask Our Team 26th March 2014, 10:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 390
Posted By Roger
mikel, I think there may be a "terminology"...

mikel,
I think there may be a "terminology" problem with getting an answer to your question.
I, for sure, have never heard of a "daggerboard pusser" in all my 25+ years in windsurfing.
Is this the...
Forum: Free Forum 5th February 2014, 11:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 400
Posted By Roger
The Futura 131 (what year model) should be a...

The Futura 131 (what year model) should be a fairly easy transition from the Rio (which Rio (S/M/L)) if you have been sailing the Rio in the footstraps with the center board retracted.
You will...
Forum: Free Forum 22nd January 2014, 10:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 802
Posted By Roger
Marco, It's a matter of personal choice. Some...

Marco,
It's a matter of personal choice.
Some like totally balanced harness lines.....they can take both hands off the boom and the rig just stays is place, providing steady power with hands off....
Forum: Ask Our Team 19th January 2014, 12:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 693
Posted By Roger
Russell, Also make sure that the absolute tip...

Russell,
Also make sure that the absolute tip of the CB has some clearance on the rear of the
gasket. If the longitudinal "cut" does not extend far enough past the tip of the CB then
you will have...
Forum: Ask Our Team 18th January 2014, 08:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 693
Posted By Roger
rww, Try a bar of soap (yes, bath tub soap)...

rww,
Try a bar of soap (yes, bath tub soap) rubbed on the centerboard and the lips of the gasket
as well as the sides/flanks of the centerboard where the pivot point is.
Not sure which Starboard...
Forum: Ask Our Team 4th January 2014, 11:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,014
Posted By Roger
joe_WS, I agree, if he has an Ultrasonic...

joe_WS,
I agree, if he has an Ultrasonic equivalent (whatever that is??) and a 10.0 m2 rig
then the Windsup is all choice.
I used to sail a Starboard Serenity, and that was the same sort of...
Forum: Ask Our Team 4th January 2014, 01:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,014
Posted By Roger
joe_windsurfer, Waterloo has a 12' 2"...

joe_windsurfer,
Waterloo has a 12' 2" Windsup.....not really a windsurfing board at all.
May not even plane in the same way as the new Phantom long boards.
Here's a link:...
Forum: Free Forum 21st November 2013, 03:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 689
Posted By Roger
Carlos, I've never heard of the Isonic 122 Wide...

Carlos,
I've never heard of the Isonic 122 Wide and I've had several Isonic 122's (one of my all time favorite boards).
Are you sure you are not talking about the Isonic 117 Wide (I like this one...
Forum: ProKids World 20th September 2013, 11:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,887
Posted By Roger
galeforce8, What size is that rig? Where did...

galeforce8,
What size is that rig?
Where did you place the mast foot?
My experience suggests that for your son to be able to "steer" with the rig, the
mast foot needs to be absolutely as far back...
Forum: ProKids World 19th September 2013, 10:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,887
Posted By Roger
galeforce8, Try this.... See if you can fix...

galeforce8,
Try this....
See if you can fix an attachment point very near the nose of the 114 on the under side.
Get a 1/4" line or 1/2"-3/4" wide flat nylon tube strap about 12-15 feet long.
Get...
Forum: ProKids World 18th September 2013, 10:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,887
Posted By Roger
galeforce8, You guessed correctly! In the...

galeforce8,
You guessed correctly!
In the fin/fin screws/footstrap/footstrap screws/brass extended mast base nut that came with the board when it was new there was a loop of nylon webbing (kinda...
Forum: Free Forum 1st September 2013, 10:34 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 828
Posted By Roger
mcross19, The "dubious looking post (see...

mcross19,
The "dubious looking post (see goroswholesalejp thread) has been removed as SPAM and the poster reported to the SPAM censor bot.
All obvious SPAM and other offensive or foreign character...
Forum: Free Forum 29th August 2013, 10:24 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,382
Posted By Roger
Ericred0, How did you contact Wolfgang? If...

Ericred0,
How did you contact Wolfgang?
If you talk to him again, please ask him to email me.
Thanks,
Roger
Forum: Ask Our Team 27th August 2013, 01:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 820
Posted By Roger
Joe, Any surface dents can be filled with...

Joe,
Any surface dents can be filled with Marine Tex, or any epoxy based filler. Even regular lacquer putty
or auto body putty will work.
Fairing in the dents will improve the flow over the...
Forum: Free Forum 26th August 2013, 12:59 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,382
Posted By Roger
ericred0, See if you can find one of the...

ericred0,
See if you can find one of the Lessacher Formula Duo Weed fins. You can sail larger sails, very full
without the fin "letting go".
The Formula Duo is only 40 cm deep, but the...
Forum: Free Forum 21st August 2013, 12:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 843
Posted By Roger
Gyorgy, 92 kg. (202 lbs.) the Carve 141 will...

Gyorgy,
92 kg. (202 lbs.) the Carve 141 will have enough volume for you to uphaul on it (marginally) provided
you have pretty good technique and can stay in one spot on the board while uphauling...
Forum: Free Forum 20th August 2013, 09:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 573
Posted By Roger
Did you "pre-tap" your foot strap inserts with a...

Did you "pre-tap" your foot strap inserts with a 6mm x 28mm foot strap screw, then lubricate the 7 mm x 32mm foot strap screws with a bar of bath soap so you can get the 7mm screws really tight...
Forum: Free Forum 20th August 2013, 12:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 843
Posted By Roger
Gyorgy, Do you use the centerboard in your Hi...

Gyorgy,
Do you use the centerboard in your Hi Fly Motion?
If not one of the larger GO boards would be good as your next board.
The larger Carves would work for you as well.
What do you consider...
Forum: Free Forum 17th August 2013, 01:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 508
Posted By Roger
Duct tape works pretty well, but put some wax...

Duct tape works pretty well, but put some wax paper over the centerboard gasket before installing the duct tape so the tape residue does not adhere to the gasket lips and damage them or make them...
Forum: Free Forum 16th August 2013, 01:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,270
Posted By Roger
Rod, I've never sailed an Ezzy Infinity in any...

Rod,
I've never sailed an Ezzy Infinity in any size, so I cannot comment on whether or not it's a "good" sail.
It should be big enough (@ 9.5 m2) but I have no idea on the weight, performance,...
Forum: Free Forum 16th August 2013, 01:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,270
Posted By Roger
Is this an Ezzy Infinity 9.5 m2? Do you know...

Is this an Ezzy Infinity 9.5 m2?
Do you know where to locate a compatible mast for it?
Roger
Forum: Free Forum 14th August 2013, 12:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,270
Posted By Roger
Hi Rod, I'm partial to the Sailworks Retro Free...

Hi Rod,
I'm partial to the Sailworks Retro Free Race Sails (totally camless, but with almost race sail performance).
If you are in the USA that would be a good choice.
Severne Overdrive, and a few...
Forum: Free Forum 13th August 2013, 01:26 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 543
Posted By Roger
Rexphil, Someone from Starboard HQ may respond,...

Rexphil,
Someone from Starboard HQ may respond, maybe not.
Not sure if they still have any parts for an '08 Futura 111.
As an option, you can buy very good deck pad material from:...
Forum: Free Forum 13th August 2013, 01:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,270
Posted By Roger
Rod, What year model is your Wife's GO 200. ...

Rod,
What year model is your Wife's GO 200.
How wide is it?
We used to put 70 cm Formula Fins in the back of the '02 and '03 100 cm wide Start boards, and with a big enough sail,
they absolutely...
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