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A review of windsurf universal joint types
What are the differences between tendon joint, power joint, boge joint and cardan joint. This blog post explains the differences to help you to understand what option is best for you.
FIXED VS. ADJUSTABLE HARNESS LINES
Which are best for windsurfing - Fixed or adjustable harness lines? Some riders and certain disciplines, fixed-length harness lines are the most common choice, the ‘right’ option set for the optimum, comfortable stance. For others, being able to react to changing conditions and adjust their stance and the rig’s power delivery is critical to extract the most from a session.
HOW TO PREVENT FOOTSTRAPS FROM TWISTING
You won’t be the only windsurfer experiencing annoying, twisting straps. So, how can this be prevented to keep them nice and rigid and stay in good, efficient shape?
WINTER SAILING MOTIVATION
With the right equipment you can sail in any temperature, all year round. It’s been said before – in this age of wonderful technology - that in winter the windsurfer’s worst enemy is lack of daylight – not the cold. Yet still, chilly weather and low temperatures put a lot of ‘fair weather’ sailors off hitting the water.
BOOM TAILS - WHY GO WIDE?
When should you go wide? Although wider boom tails are mostly associated with large sail sizes does it make sense to use a wider boom tail for wave and freestyle sails too? Steve Thorp and Dennis Littel providing you more insight.
CARBON VS. ALUMINIUM BOOMS - WHICH ARE BEST?
Carbon vs aluminium booms. Many windsurfers have strong preferences for which type of boom suits them best. Naturally carbon gives the ultimate stiffness under more intense loads and tougher sailing conditions, but these days, aluminium models can also deliver impressively rigid handling too.
CARBON VS. ALUMINIUM MAST EXTENSIONS
Carbon extensions are roughly 2x the price of an aluminium extension. How do both compare and will the double price be worth it investing in carbon extensions.
CHRISTMAS PRESENTS FOR WINDSURFERS
Windsurfers are picky about their equipment. But there are some items that you can never have enough of or that will please every kind of sailor. Here's our top tips for making sure that whatever's under the tree this Christmas brings a smile to the face of your favorite windsurfer!