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PonoBill

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Oh crap, what have I done...
« on: April 21, 2021, 09:24:20 PM »
Kanaha was nuking today. I started just before 11:00 on a 5.0 with my old Kalama board and the 1150/390 on a 96 mast. Finished up at 3:45 on the new Flying Dutchman board (holy shit what a great board that is!), 4.2 F-one Strike, and a 1000/240 ultrashort fuse on a 76 mast. I was overpowered from the moment I got in the water until I finally staggered out. It just built and built. The forecast was for 15mph. iWindurf is clearly on crack. Solid 25 probably hitting 35 all day long. I'm going to wash some Advil down with a double shot of Jameson's and hope I can sleep with every joint yelling "WTF DID YOU DO!!"

My lovely semi-virgin 1150 on the 96 mast grazed off the Portagee Triangle reef flat out, as fast as I can go (two bounces, no faceplant--what a wing) and has now gone from my best looking wing to the worst. What a horrible sound. I don't think a little buffing is going to fix this.
Foote 10'4X34", SIC 17.5 V1 hollow and an EPS one in Hood River. Foote 9'0" x 31", L41 8'8", 18' Speedboard, etc. etc.

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Re: Oh crap, what have I done...
« Reply #1 on: April 21, 2021, 11:14:47 PM »
cherry to not very in less than a second...
Foote 10'4X34", SIC 17.5 V1 hollow and an EPS one in Hood River. Foote 9'0" x 31", L41 8'8", 18' Speedboard, etc. etc.

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Re: Oh crap, what have I done...
« Reply #2 on: April 22, 2021, 08:23:57 PM »
Looks good to me. I can see the fun on the surface. 

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Re: Oh crap, what have I done...
« Reply #3 on: August 08, 2021, 08:33:00 PM »
25kts is nuking? ... actual question, I always assumed that meant 35+.
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Re: Oh crap, what have I done...
« Reply #4 on: August 08, 2021, 08:48:33 PM »
Note he said gusts were 35+. I’m gonna say there’s no Olympic standards for nuking but scientists have tried to set a baseline for “stoke” to prevent misuse of the term.  ;D

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Re: Oh crap, what have I done...
« Reply #5 on: August 09, 2021, 06:45:35 AM »
"Tis but a flesh wound"

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Re: Oh crap, what have I done...
« Reply #6 on: August 09, 2021, 07:48:00 AM »
OUCH! But sometimes ya gotta pay to play, at least it didn’t get blown up…

 


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