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by galewarning
Tue Jun 26, 2018 2:09 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Once upon a time, before foiling as we know it...
Replies: 5
Views: 2453

Once upon a time, before foiling as we know it...

Yeah, I know, there's a pole and a boom, but it's still pretty cool. Too bad the clip doesn't show the foil...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zcjhu19 ... tion=share
by galewarning
Thu Jun 14, 2018 1:33 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Corrosion on Aluminium parts (Moses fuselage)
Replies: 30
Views: 16030

Re: Corrosion on Aluminium parts (Moses fuselage)

Chris, WD-40 is better than nothing, but about the only thing it's good for is water displacement, "WD". There's a tiny bit of moly disulfide in it, pool a bunch and you will see it as the dark cloudiness, but WD-40 is neither a very good lubricant nor a protectant. Info link [below] for Boeshield, ...
by galewarning
Wed Jun 13, 2018 11:12 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Corrosion on Aluminium parts (Moses fuselage)
Replies: 30
Views: 16030

Re: Corrosion on Aluminium parts (Moses fuselage)

The raised white crust usually occurs above pitting and is a hydrated form of the alumina, itself quite insoluble in water and to an extent protective. But it wouldn't be there so soon if the anodization was done correctly. In the interim, consider getting in a habit of wiping all the aluminum with ...
by galewarning
Mon Jun 11, 2018 1:45 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Stem Cell Treatment for Shoulder?
Replies: 41
Views: 19447

Re: Stem Cell Treatment for Shoulder?

PM sent.
Dave K wrote:
Sun Jun 10, 2018 12:41 pm
I thought I would chime in on this topic. Just got a stem cell treatment ...
by galewarning
Sun Jun 10, 2018 12:23 am
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: How to crash advice
Replies: 11
Views: 7752

Re: How to crash advice

Thanks for all the advice! I'll continue on with my crashing. [wink]
by galewarning
Sat Jun 09, 2018 4:06 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: How to crash advice
Replies: 11
Views: 7752

How to crash advice

Thought I'd ask for advice on crashing. I know, just don't crash is best advice, but things happen.
Seriously, about all I've learned is to try and make the board nose-in [front foot pressure] while falling and keeping the kite high...
by galewarning
Sat Jun 09, 2018 3:52 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: flying foot switch - advice needed
Replies: 54
Views: 21404

Re: flying foot switch - advice needed

Re: "Learn... react... get the info..." That's exactly why I posted my question. Just looking for more written advice to shorten the empirical learning curve. Perhaps I should just start a new thread... [edit] I just did... -Barry Learn where you need to have your kite, and how you should react when...
by galewarning
Sat Jun 09, 2018 3:04 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Hydrofoil Pro Tour Ready to Rip at St. Francis Yacht Club
Replies: 12
Views: 5196

Re: Hydrofoil Pro Tour Ready to Rip at St. Francis Yacht Club

More links... Today, Sat, is the Bay Challenge... http://hydrofoilprotour.com/gnarly-conditions-for-day-2-of-hydrofoil-pro-tour-usa/ https://www.sailingillustrated.com/single-post/2018/06/08/Kiting-Parlier-Heineken-and-Bridge-lead-the-Hydrofoil-Pro-Tour-after-a-windy-Day-1-on-San-Francisco-Bay https...
by galewarning
Sat Jun 09, 2018 3:01 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Why not more canards ?
Replies: 37
Views: 12936

Re: Why not more canards ?

OT: And do you foil out of Oleander [South Cole] most of the time? Thought the sculpture in signature looked familiar...
jakemoore wrote:
Fri Jun 08, 2018 8:01 pm
Geriatric!
I'm riding my geriatric foil 90% of the time. ...

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