Are you curious about taking windsurfing lessons and want to learn more? Well here is what it feels like to windsurf from a beginner’s perspective. In hindsight, I have never done water sports in my life before windsurfing. If you were wondering if you need to be athletic to windsurf, you do not. A lotContinue reading “Beginner Windsurf Lesson from a Beginner’s Perspective”
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5 Questions on Buying a Windsurf Board
Buying a windsurfing board is an investment. It can be tricky—you want to find a board that you enjoy using, but you want to make sure you can afford it, too! There’s a lot to think about. To help, we’ve put together this list of tips and guidance for purchasing a windsurf board. 1. What’sContinue reading “5 Questions on Buying a Windsurf Board”
How to Make an Adjustable Out-haul
Material: (1) Cleat Style Out-haul Part (2) 5ft Orange Line – 4mm (1) 6ft Thin Grey Line – 3mm (1) 3ft Black Bungee – 4mm (2) Small Blocks – Ronstan RF15101 Hot Knife Directions: Using a measuring tape, measure the appropriate lengths for your 3 lines Mark your line for accuracy. 3. Cut to theContinue reading “How to Make an Adjustable Out-haul”
Windsurfing Mast Base Buyers Guide
The mast base, or mast foot is the piece that attaches to the board (and attaches the sail to the board). Most boards today have the same style of mast track Which may be shorter or longer depending on thesize and type of board: This requires a standard type of base thatattaches with a brassContinue reading “Windsurfing Mast Base Buyers Guide”
What To Expect During Your First Windsurfing Lesson
Want to learn how to have the feeling of the wind in your hands as you glide across the water? Here is what you should expect from your first windsurfing lesson: First and foremost you need to learn some basics before getting your toes wet. Your instructors will cover all of the basics and then,Continue reading “What To Expect During Your First Windsurfing Lesson”
What is a Beginner Wing Foil Lesson Like?
A beginner wing foil lesson is all about learning the basics. A majority of the lesson is about getting comfortable with the maneuvering of the wing. The lesson consists of going over wing handling on the beach, then it is your turn to get on the water. At the end of the lesson you willContinue reading “What is a Beginner Wing Foil Lesson Like?”
Tips for Receiving your Board
Windsurfing, wing, and SUP boards (along with big size masts, booms, and sails) are too big for us to ship via UPS, FedEx or the US Mail. These items have to be sent via truck, and we generally use Pilot Freight. Freight shipping is a little different than Fedex or UPS. It can take aContinue reading “Tips for Receiving your Board”
SUP Buyer’s Guide – All Around or Touring Shape?
When you are researching to purchase a paddle board, it can be confusing to figure out if you want an all-around board or a touring board. All Around SUP Most of the paddle boards that you see on the beach fall in to the all around board category. They look like big surfboards that areContinue reading “SUP Buyer’s Guide – All Around or Touring Shape?”