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Forum: Windsurfing School 14th October 2008, 11:08 AM
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Posted By bazza
Smile So I've checked my rocker line and although my...

So I've checked my rocker line and although my intermediate strap settings are inboard they are still on the flat part of the board. This seems to be good! I will need to move them to the outboard...
Forum: Windsurfing School 13th October 2008, 11:48 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 9,164
Posted By bazza
Smile Hello again Roger. I should rectify an error. ...

Hello again Roger. I should rectify an error. Yesterday I said that I have the front straps in the beginner position. I checked my board and found that they are in the "intermediate position"...
Forum: Windsurfing School 12th October 2008, 07:56 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 9,164
Posted By bazza
Smile My mast is about center in the track. I used to...

My mast is about center in the track. I used to think that heavy guys should have it further forward but I was told that center was better.

I have gotten into the habit of getting into the rear...
Forum: Windsurfing School 12th October 2008, 06:39 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 9,164
Posted By bazza
Smile At this point I only have 3 straps insalled on my...

At this point I only have 3 straps insalled on my Start. One in the center rear and 2 front ones that are mounted at the "beginner" position. When I'm in them and planing I have only once not been...
Forum: Windsurfing School 10th October 2008, 11:19 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 9,164
Posted By bazza
Smile Thanks again Roger. I do have an adjustable...

Thanks again Roger. I do have an adjustable outhaul and do rig it for maximum power. I do not have the footstraps in the outer positions at the rear but rather a single in the center. I found that...
Forum: Windsurfing School 10th October 2008, 06:19 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 9,164
Posted By bazza
Smile Thanks again Roger. Your advice is wonderful. ...

Thanks again Roger. Your advice is wonderful. You have given me the impression in previous communications that my Start is quite a decent performer even at 14 kg and that to upgrade to a lighter...
Forum: Windsurfing School 10th October 2008, 02:44 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 9,164
Posted By bazza
Smile Thanks for taking the time Roger. I have an 11.0...

Thanks for taking the time Roger. I have an 11.0 Sailworks Retro and have been learning to pump it however, have not pumped the fin (didn't know that this was possible!).
From your comment about...
Forum: Windsurfing School 9th October 2008, 11:59 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 9,164
Posted By bazza
Hello again Roger. You may recall that I have a...

Hello again Roger. You may recall that I have a 2002 Start with 70 and 78 cm fins. The Start is 100 cm wide and weighs 14 kg. Would the Techno Formula at 94 cm wide, 170l of volume, and only 10.8...
Forum: Windsurfing School 26th September 2008, 09:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,319
Posted By bazza
Smile :)Thanks for your knowledge Brian. I'm certainly...

:)Thanks for your knowledge Brian. I'm certainly not an Accomplished sailor. I get in the straps and have had the Start skipping across the water at speeds that seem very fast to me (noone on the...
Forum: Windsurfing School 26th September 2008, 09:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,319
Posted By bazza
Smile :)Once again your advice and historical knowledge...

:)Once again your advice and historical knowledge are invaluable Roger! Unfortunately for me the 186 that I spoke of yesterday has been sold to another person. I'll stay optimistic that I'll locate...
Forum: Windsurfing School 25th September 2008, 12:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,319
Posted By bazza
Smile More Heavyweight Advice

Hello again Roger. I am the 235 lbs 58 year old who has a 2002 Start with 70cm fin.
I have come across a 2002 Formula 186 wood for sale at a very good price. This board is similar in shape to my...
Forum: Windsurfing School 22nd September 2008, 10:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,102
Posted By bazza
Smile Thanks again Roger. I really appreciate your...

Thanks again Roger. I really appreciate your advice. I have fallen victim in the past to the advice of 150 lb retailers who are not able to appreciate the major difference that heavyweight sailors...
Forum: Windsurfing School 22nd September 2008, 01:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,102
Posted By bazza
Formula Board for a Heavyweight?

6 years ago when I was returning to windsurfing at age 52 and 235 lbs, Roger Jackson advised that I purchase a 2002 Start board with a 70cm fin. I did this and have had fun planing more than I ever...
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