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Classifieds / Axis 999 virtually new condition
« on: September 10, 2022, 01:46:25 PM »
Axis ART 999 front foil wing – virtually perfect condition (a couple of small cosmetic scratches that are so shallow they don’t need sanding). Used maybe 4 times (turns out I prefer the HPS wings). Comes with cover and 316 (A4) hardware.  $483 plus actual shipping charges.  Photos at https://www.dropbox.com/sh/5f0dyvl3tkee9di/AABLgdL_nFP7ufOWpeBiIfrJa?dl=0

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Improved technique and (especially) having a 7 meter F1 CWC have allowed me to foil in lighter winds, which I am really enjoying. However, I find that if the wind is light enough that I have to pump the wing like crazy to get on foil, it is really hard for me to jibe without the wing collapsing against me before I can get it to attach flow on the new tack. I know this is because I am going close to the same speed as the wind as I head directly downwind – I just don’t know what to do about it.  Trying to aggressively push the wing to the new side has not worked. Best I’ve done is to try to pump the foil through sharp turns at relatively low speeds, but that hasn’t always worked.  Grateful for any solutions or advice – thanks!!!

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Classifieds / Axis 1060 front, 400 rear, short and ultrashort fuses
« on: April 09, 2022, 12:17:56 PM »
Axis BCS 1060 front, 400 freeride rear, short red fuse, ultrashort red fuse, and mounting hardware.  Great rig to learn and progress for wingdinging – I’ve moved on to the Axis black fuse wings, but this rig got me through jibing and foot switches and was really fun and easy to use.  Everything in good shape – 1060 has a few scratches sanded down. $675 shipped in the US. Pictures at
https://www.dropbox.com/sh/m9t59554p7qnsgi/AAC4PEiw9S9tkA7bsYETOBzOa?dl=0

Contact akeelerbiz@gmail.com

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Classifieds / Boardriding Maui wings for sale
« on: April 02, 2022, 01:00:31 PM »
4m, 3m,  and 2.2 Boardriding Maui wings for sale – I love these wings but for my (no breaking waves) riding I love Ocean Rodeo wings more. Located in coastal North Carolina

2021 4m W2 – used about 5 times, perfect shape, asking  $575 plus shipping.  Pictures at https://www.dropbox.com/sh/3g67pexxjw2d48y/AACh9GEMY7mZhudyWINO_HDJa?dl=0

2020 3m W1 – used about 15 times, 2 very small rips (~2cm) repaired with sail repair tape and shown in the photos, asking $450 plus shipping.  Photos at https://www.dropbox.com/sh/xu0e9v05ep3l2ax/AAAV9kG5ueg9xPqrfI-T1kT0a?dl=0

2020 2.2 m W1 – used less than5 times, perfect shape, asking $450 plus shipping. Photos at
https://www.dropbox.com/sh/a3w74220p22h42l/AACj1YmbgoNggcABoWVGLZ3qa?dl=0

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Classifieds / Boardriding Maui 5.5 W2 wing
« on: January 08, 2022, 09:09:04 AM »
Boardriding Maui 5.5 meter W2 wing. Used about a dozen times. One major tear and one small puncture, both professionally repaired at OBX Remix (both shown in photos). Otherwise in great shape. Excellent light to medium wind wing, but now redundant given my current quiver. Comes with bag and leash. $525 plus shipping, which will be about $50 in the US.  Photos at https://www.dropbox.com/sh/o7x1yd8vlzurzg4/AACYu6TWP_5PN3z6z1FndLaZa?dl=0


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Classifieds / Project Cedrus 36-inch carbon mast
« on: September 02, 2021, 02:58:42 PM »
Project Cedrus first generation 36-inch universal mast used only one time!  These masts are strong, stiff, and light! They will work with almost any foil brand except Armstrong, but it will cost you about $120 to get an adapter from Kyle at  https://projectcedrus.com/compatibility/    I have had this mast since 2019 but have only used the identically-fabricated 27-inch Cedrus mast for wingdinging (many, many times, and still using it with zero issues.).  Decided to order a 31 inch Cedrus, so I am selling the long one.  New ones are $950 – asking $525 for this one.  I can sell you the board mount adapter (140x90) for $100, or you can order the connection of your choice when you get an adapter from Project Cedrus.  And if you have new Cloud 9 foils, I can throw in the fuse adapter for free! Buyer pays shipping. Pics at  https://www.dropbox.com/s/6t8rvlczcarwvxk/cedrus%201.jpeg?dl=0   and   https://www.dropbox.com/s/u1lob7sxg5o87rg/cedrus%202.jpeg?dl=0

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Classifieds / Boardriding Maui W1 6 meter wing
« on: May 28, 2021, 07:48:45 AM »
BRM 6 meter wing in excellent shape.  Good big guy light wind wing.  $600 including shipping in the USA. Photos at https://www.dropbox.com/sh/txr5b9ijzckug7a/AACyyszwVPdVwn0aVnEy_ps0a?dl=0    (for some reason I can't upload photos inside the ad)

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Classifieds / Axis 1150
« on: April 10, 2021, 08:12:15 AM »
Axis 1150 with cover -- very good condition -- has two areas with minor scratches from crab traps that I've sanded smooth (shown in pics) -- neither has any effect on performance or integrity of the wing.  Asking $425.  Pick up on Outer Banks or will ship in US for $40.

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I have generally put my wrist leash (to the wing) on loose because it can then freely rotate around my wrist and avoid twists and wraps. Never had any issues in 5+ months of winging 3-4 times a week.  Today was maybe a little looser than usual, and the gust that hit while the wing was free on the water was pretty strong, but the leash cuff just pulled straight off over my wrist and hand and the wing was gone downwind.  Wind was ~20 mph gusting to high 20s, mostly sideshore but very slightly onshore in a pretty shallow sound.

I chased it prone paddling on my (90 liter) board, and to my surprise I could almost keep up with it – but never come closer than about 50 meters.  And prone paddling is way more work than winging!  After 8/10 of a mile a good Samaritan kiter grabbed it and held it till I could get there, and I foiled back upwind to our launch. Without the kiter, it was probably another half mile till the wing would have hit shore.

Could have been a lot worse.  I post this in case any of you are as foolish as me in thinking that a loose wrist connection is safe.  The answer is usually but not always.

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Classifieds / Axis 1000 wing
« on: July 24, 2020, 01:05:43 PM »
Axis 1000 front wing – almost new (used four times).   $325 (new retail is $574) plus shipping.  Photos at https://www.dropbox.com/sh/tixmwh7bvwgdefl/AAAYQbYFL6uj_9fJxL92QpRpa?dl=0

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Classifieds / Axis 1020/500/short fuse
« on: July 24, 2020, 01:04:34 PM »
Axis 1020 front wing, 500 rear wing, short (680mm) fuse, wing covers for both wings.  Excellent rig to learn to wingfoil – worked great for me (I’ve moved on to higher-aspect Axis wings).  All in very good condition – a few scratches on the edges of the front wing, but not even close to affecting integrity or performance.  $525 plus shipping (probably about $30 in the US). Can throw in an 18 inch Axis 19mm mast if you want (without base plate or doodad).

Photos at   https://www.dropbox.com/sh/2p5w6b6zbyi2fye/AADknxPKi1_QYaXIucRnnLNpa?dl=0

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Classifieds / F1 Swing 6 meter
« on: July 04, 2020, 07:55:12 AM »
F1 6 meter Swing – used ~20 times between March and July of 2020.  One repair where it hit the foil wings – repaired functionally (used ~10 times since the repair with no issues) but not beautifully with kitefix mesh and glue.  Pics show closeup of repair.  Otherwise very good shape. Comes with bag, leash, pump adapter.  $535 including shipping in the USA.

Repair:  https://www.dropbox.com/s/g26e8sumh7yre9c/repair.jpg?dl=0
Repair wider view: https://www.dropbox.com/s/f3gfeu7tzbhoizi/repair%20in%20context.jpg?dl=0

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Classifieds / Hot Sails Maui Hotwing 3.0
« on: April 18, 2020, 09:31:11 AM »
Hot Sails Maui Hotwing 3.0 – unique two-piece carbon boom that is kind of a cross between the Duotone boom and handles.   Photos at https://tinyurl.com/y7d4lj2r   Video (not me)  @ https://www.seatexboards.com/hotwheels-no-hotwings/   . The wing feels pretty similar to my F1 Swings, but it turns out I prefer handles to booms.  Used twice on the water and once with a skateboard, perfect shape. Asking $429 shipped in the USA (paid $639 shipped new).  akeelerbiz@gmail.com

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Classifieds / SUPSports 8'11" carbon Hammer with windsurfing track
« on: January 26, 2020, 03:29:27 PM »
Great All-around Standup paddle board with windsurf abliity – 8’11” 148 liter US-made carbon SUPSports Hammer.  Works paddling into waves up to shoulder-high, paddles well in flat water, and has a US box for attaching a windsurf sail that is perfectly placed (and appropriate carbon reinforcement to protect against boom/mast dings) .  Board is in excellent shape.  Wardog has closed down SUPSPorts, but you can see (an 8’5”, not an 8’11” like mine) on the water at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uF5zMLoUkC8

Photos at:
https://www.dropbox.com/s/2q21d13f21z8shd/IMG_9118.jpeg?dl=0
https://www.dropbox.com/s/8y9f6x1nfs6ysnc/IMG_9120.jpeg?dl=0
https://www.dropbox.com/s/4252y1ulwz93wza/IMG_9121.jpeg?dl=0

Asking $525.  Located in Manteo, NC (northern Outer Banks)
akeelerbiz@gmail.com

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Hi Zoners -

I'll be in Hood River next week and am planning to rent from Big Winds and use their shuttle for a couple of downwinders. A couple of questions I can't find easy answers to:

1. Is a neoprene shirt enough warmth for late July for most people, or should I pack a shortie?
2. Will I need to bring shoes to enter and get out of the river, or do bare feet work OK for most of you?

Of course, I'm also grateful for any general or specific advice.  I've done 25-30 downwinders on a 14-foot fixed-fin board above 20 knots, but in smaller conditions than what I think I'll see there.  The Big Winds board selection looks good, and I'm assuming that their paddles are also OK.

Thanks for any help.

Andy

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