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by windmaker
Sun Nov 22, 2020 7:28 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Foil vinyl create noticable drag
Replies: 4
Views: 448

Re: Foil vinyl create noticable drag

Wow, lots of graphics on this foil.... definitely not a good thing but I guess it shouldn't matter too much with a low performance model.
by windmaker
Sun Nov 22, 2020 7:25 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Foil vinyl create noticable drag
Replies: 4
Views: 448

Re: Foil vinyl create noticable drag

Wow, lots of graphics on this foil.... definitely not a good thing but I guess it shouldn't matter too much with an entry level model
by windmaker
Sat Nov 21, 2020 6:49 am
Forum: Wingsurfing
Topic: Boardbag for Wingboard?
Replies: 9
Views: 402

Re: Boardbag for Wingboard?

by windmaker
Sat Nov 21, 2020 6:45 am
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Armstrong Hs1050 speed range
Replies: 7
Views: 587

Re: Armstrong Hs1050 speed range

Kite or Wing?
by windmaker
Fri Nov 20, 2020 4:31 pm
Forum: Wingsurfing
Topic: Cabrinha X2 wing
Replies: 8
Views: 1062

Re: Cabrinha X2 wing

Not a fan of booms in the first place, but had a quick go on the beach and first thing I notice is the mini booms are stiff but their connection to the strut is soft so the result is wobbling back and forth of the wing.
by windmaker
Thu Nov 19, 2020 6:18 am
Forum: Wingsurfing
Topic: Wingfoilers versus Kitefoilers?
Replies: 10
Views: 1045

Re: Wingfoilers versus Kitefoilers?

Wingfoiling as much as possible unless wind is very light (kitefoil) or waves too big (surfkite).
by windmaker
Fri Nov 13, 2020 7:34 am
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Superfoil Fortaleza - Day 1
Replies: 11
Views: 860

Re: Superfoil Fortaleza - Day 1

I watched the qualification run, and it is a nice show...exactly what I say since years! But why not for twintip? would be even more show! Since it basically is Airstyle. Just with a too long fin ;-) Maybe you should try it then and realize how much harder riding anything but a twin tip is. Most ri...
by windmaker
Wed Nov 04, 2020 5:55 am
Forum: Wingsurfing
Topic: Air screw - do you use it?
Replies: 7
Views: 762

Re: Air screw - do you use it?

I always use it ,.. in the summer. I live in a hot country, the temperature in my van can vary from 20 degrees at night to 40 degrees when parked in the sun. Had a custom made Wing board a few months ago (70l) which didn't have a vent, after a few weeks I had bulges in the skin when the board was ho...
by windmaker
Tue Oct 13, 2020 5:03 pm
Forum: Gear Builders
Topic: Wing profile info for backyard hydrofoil builders
Replies: 121
Views: 7605

Re: Wing profile info for backyard hydrofoil builders

The new trend seems to be for the front wing to be more arched and the wing tips turned upwards. This apparently allows the wing to breach without loosing control. tks windmaker in which brand did you see what you are saying for me to analyze? best regards Eric F-One, Chubanga, Mike's lab etc BTW w...
by windmaker
Tue Oct 13, 2020 6:19 am
Forum: Gear Builders
Topic: Wing profile info for backyard hydrofoil builders
Replies: 121
Views: 7605

Re: Wing profile info for backyard hydrofoil builders

The new trend seems to be for the front wing to be more arched and the wing tips turned upwards. This apparently allows the wing to breach without loosing control.

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