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Old 21st September 2009, 11:24 PM   #19
Ken
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Good video. As you can see in the video, when pointing high, turning the nose of the board from the upwind lay line to dead into the wind is prettly subtle. Once you decide to tack, you take about 3-5 seconds to head up until the board stalls, then tack. Coming out of the straps and rotating around the mast all occur very quickly. Planing tacks can be done in water that isn't so choppy.
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