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Forum: Free Forum 20th January 2016, 01:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 234
Posted By Roger
Andy, Normally the vent plug/screw is in a...

Andy,
Normally the vent plug/screw is in a small bag in with the fin screws, foot straps, FS screws.
Did you double check the plastic wrap inside the card board box the board was shipped in.
Your...
Forum: Free Forum 6th January 2016, 07:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 8,101
Posted By Roger
Sel, WD-40 will ATTRACT a lot of sand. Better...

Sel,
WD-40 will ATTRACT a lot of sand.
Better to use bathtub soap on the joint and the suggested electrical tape over the joint.
A bar of soap is really the perfect windsurfing lubricant.
It...
Forum: Free Forum 4th December 2015, 02:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 564
Posted By Roger
Joe/Unregistered, Perhaps the more important...

Joe/Unregistered,
Perhaps the more important question would be WHY you are stepping on the sharp edge of the
OEM installed dagger board?
On what point of sail, or during what maneuver do you step...
Forum: Free Forum 24th November 2015, 02:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 336
Posted By Roger
Seasider4374, Yes, it's purely cosmetic. It...

Seasider4374,
Yes, it's purely cosmetic.
It would be difficult to clean it up as you would most likely end up sanding all the
nonskid off the top of the board, then recoating the entire deck with...
Forum: Free Forum 14th November 2015, 10:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 307
Posted By Roger
OLD B If you are racing, it's probably NOT a...

OLD B
If you are racing, it's probably NOT a good idea to go with the RSX class sails.
If you are only sailing recreationally you might even find the RSX class sails
are an improvement in light...
Forum: Free Forum 31st October 2015, 03:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 344
Posted By Roger
Jean-Marc, Just a quick tip when installing the...

Jean-Marc,
Just a quick tip when installing the 7mm x 32 mm PT (Plastics Technology special thread
designed to grip tightly in engineering plastics like the foot strap plugs) is to pre thread them...
Forum: Free Forum 8th October 2015, 02:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 486
Posted By Roger
PanRozmetal, Do you know what year your Severne...

PanRozmetal,
Do you know what year your Severne S-1 5.6 m2 wave sail was made?
Have a look at the Severne website and see if you can identify the sail you
have from the graphics perhaps.
Looks...
Forum: Free Forum 31st August 2015, 02:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 493
Posted By Roger
nvmoldovan, Move the foot straps outboard and...

nvmoldovan,
Move the foot straps outboard and back and get a smaller fin.
With a center rear foot strap you do not have the leverage to control a 56 cm fin
at the speeds you can achieve with a 5,5...
Forum: Ask Our Team 25th August 2015, 05:25 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 15,780
Posted By Roger
Hi Alena, That damage will be very hard to...

Hi Alena,
That damage will be very hard to repair "beautifully".
Perhaps the best thing to do would be to get some clear epoxy
resin (West Systems would be good) and just seal up the...
Forum: Ask Our Team 22nd August 2015, 07:53 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 15,780
Posted By Roger
Alena, Looks like so much fun......wish I still...

Alena,
Looks like so much fun......wish I still had the Serenity!
Roger
Forum: Ask Our Team 11th August 2015, 01:27 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 15,780
Posted By Roger
Jean-Marc, I once found the limit. I put a...

Jean-Marc,
I once found the limit.
I put a 5.0 m2 rig on the Serenity in about 20 knots of wind.
The board just went faster and faster UNTIL.... it tried to plane
and the bow wave moved back...
Forum: Ask Our Team 10th August 2015, 03:56 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 15,780
Posted By Roger
Hi Alena, The Princess looks lovely with her...

Hi Alena,
The Princess looks lovely with her new makeup!
I too would like to know what sail size and what fin size?
You continue to show us that there is a lot of speed, in not much
wind with the...
Forum: Free Forum 19th July 2015, 01:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 791
Posted By Roger
At 145 lbs. you are kind of a "middle weight". ...

At 145 lbs. you are kind of a "middle weight".
The Rio S will work for you but as suggested previously, it won't have the "glide" between
wind gusts that you may have experienced on the Kona One....
Forum: Free Forum 18th July 2015, 06:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 791
Posted By Roger
Unreg, The Rio S works nicely for lighter...

Unreg,
The Rio S works nicely for lighter sailors and small beginners.
It goes pretty well in the 7-12 knots range, but it does not have the "glide"
of a true longboard.
It does however work well...
Forum: Free Forum 1st July 2015, 01:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 749
Posted By Roger
Remi; I think he is looking for the...

Remi;

I think he is looking for the self-tapping (??) screw (s) that secure the top of the centerboard well/trunk down to the deck.
Don't have a Phantom 295, but it sounds like that's more like...
Forum: Free Forum 28th June 2015, 01:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,273
Posted By Roger
n00b, Do you have the serial number from this...

n00b,
Do you have the serial number from this board?
It should be printed on the bottom near the front, but depending on the year
model of the board it could be elsewhere (near the vent plug...
Forum: Free Forum 16th May 2015, 03:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 654
Posted By Roger
Where are you located? Several of the most...

Where are you located?
Several of the most reputable windsurfing sail lofts make beginner specific trainer
sails.
You would need to try to find a sail that works on a 420 mast (do you have any of...
Forum: Ask Our Team 21st March 2015, 11:27 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 15,780
Posted By Roger
I would avoid any sort of paint remover! You...

I would avoid any sort of paint remover!
You can never tell what it will do to the substrates under the wood layer.
It would be better to sand the old paint off, even if you get slightly into
the...
Forum: Ask Our Team 20th March 2015, 01:02 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 15,780
Posted By Roger
Alena, Yes, the penetrating epoxy will soak...

Alena,
Yes, the penetrating epoxy will soak into anywhere the wood will accept it (dry wood).
Sanding lightly won't hurt the wood.
There are several sealed layers under the wood layer so you...
Forum: Ask Our Team 17th March 2015, 01:32 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 15,780
Posted By Roger
Hi Alena, The Princess is a wood deck...

Hi Alena,
The Princess is a wood deck Serenity...correct?
The white spots you fixed with the penetrating epoxy were on the wood deck, not the white painted hull....correct?
You can lightly sand...
Forum: Free Forum 29th January 2015, 01:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,167
Posted By Roger
Coachg, Put that way, it will work whenever...

Coachg,
Put that way, it will work whenever there is enough wind to waterstart!
@ < 15 knots or so, it will not be fun.
Roger
Forum: Free Forum 29th January 2015, 02:17 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,167
Posted By Roger
CoachG, He did say fresh water. Could be a...

CoachG,
He did say fresh water.
Could be a bit dicey when slogging on an 86 liter board @ 75 KG (165 lbs.)
Roger
Forum: Free Forum 8th January 2015, 01:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,248
Posted By Roger
Are you sure it was manufactured @ the Cobra...

Are you sure it was manufactured @ the Cobra Factory and that it says "Starboard"
on it somewhere.
Does it have a Tiki man somewhere on the nose?
Is this a sailboard/windsurfer or something else?...
Forum: Free Forum 7th January 2015, 12:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,248
Posted By Roger
SSI, Which board do you have? The serial...

SSI,
Which board do you have?
The serial numbers can be located in a couple of different places on the board.
1/ Adjacent to the vent plug.
Isonics/Formula/Carve/Futura
2/ Under the nose near...
Forum: Ask Our Team 31st October 2014, 10:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 914
Posted By Roger
OK Teddy, I found your question: "The 2015s...

OK Teddy,
I found your question:
"The 2015s looks to be fairly different in shape, especially the tail width, much narrower, on the 2015 model.
If someone could talk about the design changes for...
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