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by RichR2
Thu Jun 13, 2019 10:33 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Wanted - Carver wing a Zeeko foil
Replies: 35
Views: 2315

Re: Wanted - Carver wing a Zeeko foil

Just seen the bullet post and it appears that the new Carver wing will not fit the blue and white which is a really disappointing. Time to think about changing brand 👎
by RichR2
Mon Jun 10, 2019 12:03 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Wanted - Carver wing a Zeeko foil
Replies: 35
Views: 2315

Re: Wanted - Carver wing a Zeeko foil

Thanks
by RichR2
Sun Jun 09, 2019 10:08 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Wanted - Carver wing a Zeeko foil
Replies: 35
Views: 2315

Re: Wanted - Carver wing a Zeeko foil

ScoopZ wrote:
Sun Jun 09, 2019 8:53 pm
Pics of the new wing can be spotted on IG from the Defi Wind/Kite festival. Looking good.
IG ?
by RichR2
Sat Jun 08, 2019 4:38 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Wanted - Carver wing a Zeeko foil
Replies: 35
Views: 2315

Re: Wanted - Carver wing a Zeeko foil

Great to hear that it will be compatible with my blue and white. Anymore details you can give at the moment? Shape? Price?
by RichR2
Thu Oct 04, 2018 8:30 am
Forum: Gear Builders
Topic: Some pics building a XPS, paulownia, carbon foilboard
Replies: 10
Views: 1968

Re: Some pics building a XPS, paulownia, carbon foilboard

Always good to see how others go about their builds, nice job!. Im interested in how you made your mast track boxes and how they are holding up, any photos of that stage of the build?
by RichR2
Tue Sep 18, 2018 7:59 pm
Forum: Gear Builders
Topic: Best way to add bolt threads in the board for the mast when building board?
Replies: 24
Views: 3202

Re: Best way to add bolt threads in the board for the mast when building board?

Thinking about it, you would probably need a large plate to insert them into to spread the load from the foil plate. Not done it, but just a thought.
by RichR2
Tue Sep 18, 2018 7:55 pm
Forum: Gear Builders
Topic: Best way to add bolt threads in the board for the mast when building board?
Replies: 24
Views: 3202

Re: Best way to add bolt threads in the board for the mast when building board?

Try snowboard/ski/kiteboard inserts http://www.snowboardmaterials.com/index.php/materials/binding-inserts Drill an abs plate to pass these through then glass bubbles and resin to fix into a routed hole in your blank. Then glass your blank as normal. I use these for footstrap mounts but should be ok ...
by RichR2
Thu Aug 16, 2018 10:42 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Tips for learning to ride toeside
Replies: 19
Views: 1887

Re: Tips for learning to ride toeside

Once again thanks for all the responses, so useful. I had a session today and tried easing myself into toeside from riding downwind heelside and turning a little more into toeside downwind. I found this easier than turning to go from reach to reach as i could start to get used to the new body orient...
by RichR2
Thu Aug 16, 2018 12:35 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Tips for learning to ride toeside
Replies: 19
Views: 1887

Re: Tips for learning to ride toeside

Thanks guys, useful stuff to consider. I guess it's like all things foiling...practice, practice and even more practice 🤪
by RichR2
Thu Aug 16, 2018 7:38 am
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Tips for learning to ride toeside
Replies: 19
Views: 1887

Tips for learning to ride toeside

I'm confidently riding on all points of sailing and have been working on heelside to toeside turns. I can fly round without touching down but once on toeside it all falls apart. I know that practice makes perfect and that I will get there but are there any tips anyone can offer that helped them to c...

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