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by MattyM
Sat Jan 05, 2019 3:08 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Waydoo Flyer $4,900 E Foil
Replies: 4
Views: 712

Re: Waydoo Flyer $4,900 E Foil

Both good points above ^^
by MattyM
Mon Oct 01, 2018 11:37 am
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: For an absolute newbie
Replies: 37
Views: 2785

Re: For an absolute newbie

...And you've got no interest in learning to ride a surfboard first? Apart from being great fun in itself, it will help you transition to a hydrofoil, plus you'll improve your kite skills first as well. I guess learning to foil as a complete newbie is 'possible', but there's no point pretending it's...
by MattyM
Tue Aug 14, 2018 10:00 am
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Lets discuss ear protection
Replies: 26
Views: 2480

Re: Lets discuss ear protection

Wow! Gotta share what the injury was and what the repair work was? Just plain old surfer’s ear. Ear peeled forward and exostoses drilled away. Now facing up to 3 months off the water while it heals. Oh yes - and then there’s the other ear to do. Ear plugs. Wear them. were they encroaching so much a...
by MattyM
Mon Aug 13, 2018 5:32 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Lets discuss ear protection
Replies: 26
Views: 2480

Re: Lets discuss ear protection

cwood wrote:
Mon Aug 13, 2018 12:03 pm

Wow!
Gotta share what the injury was and what the repair work was?
Just plain old surfer’s ear. Ear peeled forward and exostoses drilled away. Now facing up to 3 months off the water while it heals. Oh yes - and then there’s the other ear to do.

Ear plugs. Wear them.
by MattyM
Mon Aug 13, 2018 9:14 am
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Lets discuss ear protection
Replies: 26
Views: 2480

Re: Lets discuss ear protection

To any of you worrying about ear plugs cutting out sound....

Trust me - there are worse things to worry about.

Just. Wear. Earplugs!

10 days after first op today...
by MattyM
Sat Mar 17, 2018 7:32 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Attaching a foil to an old twinny?
Replies: 13
Views: 5276

Re: Attaching a foil to an old twinny?

My mate did it and it works fine - I had a go on it.

You probably are better off on a larger board though when learning.
by MattyM
Tue Dec 26, 2017 3:15 pm
Forum: Travel
Topic: Fuerteventura Tide Times 2018
Replies: 7
Views: 1549

Re: Fuerteventura Tide Times 2018

Thanks Gunnar. Are the times more or less the same at Corralejo?
by MattyM
Mon Dec 25, 2017 10:58 pm
Forum: Travel
Topic: Fuerteventura Tide Times 2018
Replies: 7
Views: 1549

Fuerteventura Tide Times 2018

Hi - could anyone point me to tide tables for Flag Beach Fuerte for 2018 please. Specifically I need March. (I can't find any tide times that go that far ahead.)

Many thanks.
by MattyM
Wed Dec 13, 2017 12:41 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: switching feet on the fly
Replies: 7
Views: 1021

Re: switching feet on the fly

Eager to here some advice on this. As a relative newb, all my worst wipeouts now occur trying to switch feet whilst foiling.
by MattyM
Mon Dec 11, 2017 11:12 am
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: How to turn a hydrofoil - and what is YAW ?
Replies: 83
Views: 10406

Re: How to turn a hydrofoil - and what is YAW ?

Hi Peter. Thanks for taking these efforts. Clear Explanation. One comment.... I would think the term YAW doesn't come from aviation as it is also used in the maritime environment. Since boats are around a couple of thousand years longer than planes it must originate from our beloved environment. od...

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