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Created by cammd 4 months ago, 10 Feb 2019
cammd
QLD, 2313 posts
10 Feb 2019 11:42AM
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Some footage from yesterday's racing at RQ, courtesy AUS-71

jusavina
QLD, 1189 posts
10 Feb 2019 12:49PM
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www.relive.cc/view/2133439908

olskool
QLD, 1370 posts
10 Feb 2019 1:23PM
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Great footage! That thing HAMMERS along!!

DavidJohn
VIC, 16139 posts
10 Feb 2019 4:39PM
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Love it..

Imax1
VIC, 1950 posts
10 Feb 2019 5:07PM
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olskool said..
Great footage! That thing HAMMERS along!!


What do u think now big boy ?

Imax1
VIC, 1950 posts
10 Feb 2019 5:46PM
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cammd said..
Some footage from yesterday's racing at RQ, courtesy AUS-71


That's like driving a go kart through shopping trollies.
I'm dabbling in the concept , and it's like cheating.

olskool
QLD, 1370 posts
10 Feb 2019 7:45PM
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Imax1 said..

olskool said..
Great footage! That thing HAMMERS along!!



What do u think now big boy ?

Maxi maxi maxi, didnt you notice theres about 2 METRES missing from the nose of his board? Back to the drawing board man.

Imax1
VIC, 1950 posts
10 Feb 2019 7:52PM
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olskool said..

Imax1 said..


olskool said..
Great footage! That thing HAMMERS along!!




What do u think now big boy ?


Maxi maxi maxi, didnt you notice theres about 2 METRES missing from the nose of his board? Back to the drawing board man.


2 metres , 2 shmetres , pft

NelsonFoils
177 posts
10 Feb 2019 6:00PM
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THat will make a lot of friends ....

lotofwind
NSW, 5058 posts
10 Feb 2019 9:05PM
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Awesome, smashing past all the old school crew, looks like fun, foils have made windsurfing waaay more efficient and exciting compared to the people mowing the lawn that you usually see, thanks for posting.

cammd
QLD, 2313 posts
10 Feb 2019 10:25PM
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lotofwind said..
Awesome, smashing past all the old school crew, looks like fun, foils have made windsurfing waaay more efficient and exciting compared to the people mowing the lawn that you usually see, thanks for posting.




Maybe you didn't notice over half the "old school crew" are still teenagers. I've never even seen that many teenage kiters in one spot before.

lotofwind
NSW, 5058 posts
10 Feb 2019 10:36PM
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^^^^Wasn't talking about their age, just what they were floating around on, while the new school advanced future rider blasted past them.

cammd
QLD, 2313 posts
10 Feb 2019 10:41PM
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^^^^Wasn't talking about their age, just what they were floating around on.






You can't just decide to race a foil without learning some skills beforehand, they may well decide race foils down the track, if foils get selected for the Olympics then that will increase the amount of foils racing massively. We will find out later this year, in the meantime the old school gear still makes for good racing.

I do get your point though, the foil is super fast around the course.

BTW the advanced "new school foil" rider just won the "old School" Raceboard Nationals a few weeks ago.

CAN17
234 posts
10 Feb 2019 11:12PM
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Nice work. How do you like the NP rs: flight f4. I've heard its quick and you Looked super quick out there!

Nice crash btw, makes us feel a little better about our foiling.

segler
97 posts
11 Feb 2019 1:08AM
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What sail size was that?

jusavina
QLD, 1189 posts
11 Feb 2019 11:00AM
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CAN17 said..
Nice work. How do you like the NP rs: flight f4. I've heard its quick and you Looked super quick out there!

Nice crash btw, makes us feel a little better about our foiling.


This one had the fuselage extended by 20 mmm.

jusavina
QLD, 1189 posts
11 Feb 2019 11:01AM
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segler said..
What sail size was that?


8.6 Severne Mach 2

CJW
NSW, 1539 posts
11 Feb 2019 11:57AM
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jusavina said..

CAN17 said..
Nice work. How do you like the NP rs: flight f4. I've heard its quick and you Looked super quick out there!

Nice crash btw, makes us feel a little better about our foiling.



This one had the fuselage extended by 20 mmm.


200mm you mean

If you're racing get the starboard race, it's the benchmark...actually it's the benchmark for everything as it's so modular you can buy wings and fuselages to do anything.

The f4 can be made competitive but it needs a fuselage extension, mine is extended 300mm and I still don't think it's quite as good upwind as the front wing isn't as far forward relative to the box as the SB race. I think it is a touch faster off the wind though.

Chris 249
NSW, 1730 posts
11 Feb 2019 12:57PM
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Wow, that's impressive! Looks damn fantastic.

Chris 249
NSW, 1730 posts
11 Feb 2019 1:04PM
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lotofwind said..
^^^^Wasn't talking about their age, just what they were floating around on.


You can't just decide to race a foil without learning some skills beforehand, they may well decide race foils down the track, if foils get selected for the Olympics then that will increase the amount of foils racing massively. We will find out later this year, in the meantime the old school gear still makes for good racing.



It may not. The Olympic Nacra 17 foiling cat has very small fleets; only 400 ever built and just 44 last year. The active fleets are tiny - nine boats in Oz and Italy, 13 boats in France which has a huge cat scene.

Chris 249
NSW, 1730 posts
11 Feb 2019 1:06PM
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lotofwind said..
^^^^Wasn't talking about their age, just what they were floating around on, while the new school advanced future rider blasted past them.



If you weren't such an arrogant d*ckhead, your tiny brain may be able to comprehend that just because you have a one-track mind doesn't mean that other people do as well. Plenty of people who are obviously much smarter than you like many other ways of having fun afloat. Maybe you should get over your self-worshipping arrogance and respect other people enough to let them sail what suits them, without childish bitching from a moron like you.

You have no right to decide that you are judge and jury about what other people should sail. Get over yourself.

CJW
NSW, 1539 posts
11 Feb 2019 1:52PM
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Dude, lotofwind pretty much exclusively takes the piss, grain of salt required

Chris 249
NSW, 1730 posts
11 Feb 2019 2:16PM
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Sure, but in that case he should be able to take what he gives out. He's spent years here abusing other people so unless he's a hypocrite he should just deal with it when someone snaps back.

I get the feeling he's actually the sort of person who bullies people but tries to pretend it's all in fun when they call him on it. Basically all he says is "unless you sail what I sail, your gear is crap". That's not exactly original or funny, so why does he keep on rolling out the same tired old schtick unless he actually believes it?

PS - it's not just me who is sick of him either - plenty of other people have told him he's a boring d*ck.

Imax1
VIC, 1950 posts
11 Feb 2019 2:26PM
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Group hug

515
196 posts
11 Feb 2019 2:12PM
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Awesome video.
Majority of people on the forum have positive opinions

jusavina
QLD, 1189 posts
11 Feb 2019 4:49PM
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CJW said..

jusavina said..


CAN17 said..
Nice work. How do you like the NP rs: flight f4. I've heard its quick and you Looked super quick out there!

Nice crash btw, makes us feel a little better about our foiling.




This one had the fuselage extended by 20 mmm.



200mm you mean

If you're racing get the starboard race, it's the benchmark...actually it's the benchmark for everything as it's so modular you can buy wings and fuselages to do anything.

The f4 can be made competitive but it needs a fuselage extension, mine is extended 300mm and I still don't think it's quite as good upwind as the front wing isn't as far forward relative to the box as the SB race. I think it is a touch faster off the wind though.


20 mmmmillimetmmm which are like 20 centimetres or 200 millimetres indeed

Yep, I'm about to get a Starboard foil mid year.

olskool
QLD, 1370 posts
11 Feb 2019 4:51PM
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Imax1 said..
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Bah, get him to put his money where his mouth is n LINE EM UP. Show his skills in a lotofwind.

kb53
44 posts
11 Feb 2019 4:59PM
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This video shows why the windsurfer OD is making a comeback.

So you need 3 sails, 3 masts, 3 booms and now you will need 3 foils, light medium and heavy to be competitive. Probably doesn't leave any money in the bank for a post race beer!

Chris 249
NSW, 1730 posts
11 Feb 2019 7:08PM
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Much as I love the LT, I can see how much fun that foiler would be. Hell, I did the multi-rig multi-board thing myself for years and still do.

Sure, the sport may be more popular when we emphasise the simplicity of it, but can't we also support the high-tech high-speed end of it as well?

fjdoug
ACT, 434 posts
11 Feb 2019 7:48PM
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kb53 said..
This video shows why the windsurfer OD is making a comeback.

So you need 3 sails, 3 masts, 3 booms and now you will need 3 foils, light medium and heavy to be competitive. Probably doesn't leave any money in the bank for a post race beer!


no ; Julien came to the Nationals with 1 mast,boom and sail and won.
the windsurfer is making a comeback because they changed the board.

windsufering
VIC, 736 posts
11 Feb 2019 8:11PM
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Banging corners after a while gets pretty boring, do those things stay on foils when tacking



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