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DavidJohn

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Windsuping.
« on: February 10, 2017, 09:08:11 PM »
Is that a word?.. is that what it's called?


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Re: Windsuping.
« Reply #1 on: February 10, 2017, 09:41:06 PM »
That is definitely not for me. That sail in front would blocks my front view and that is unacceptable for me.
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Re: Windsuping.
« Reply #2 on: February 10, 2017, 11:04:08 PM »
So downwind only?

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Re: Windsuping.
« Reply #3 on: February 10, 2017, 11:15:32 PM »
Solving that vexing problem of going downwind.

Now if someone would just put a motor on a board so we could catch waves.
« Last Edit: February 10, 2017, 11:17:05 PM by PonoBill »
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Re: Windsuping.
« Reply #4 on: February 11, 2017, 10:46:30 AM »
I don't get it.

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Re: Windsuping.
« Reply #5 on: February 11, 2017, 10:56:17 AM »
That is definitely not for me. That sail in front would blocks my front view and that is unacceptable for me.
Which is why he should be using a kite, just leave the paddle strapped to the deck, kind of like playing basket/football.
Or even snow skiing at Jaws, oh wait, that's been done.
It takes a quiver to do that.

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Re: Windsuping.
« Reply #6 on: February 11, 2017, 11:02:14 AM »
Yea,,,a fixed sail strapped to a board is going to be easy to controll when the wind decides to misbehave.

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Re: Windsuping.
« Reply #7 on: February 16, 2017, 12:33:34 PM »
Stand up kiting = SUK

This downwind sail design is common in the kayaking universe. Anyone tempted by it should really try a down winder on an appropriate board though...

Speaking of which, supposed to be gusting to 40 up here (NorCal) tomorrow!

 


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