+7kg = +5kmh
In la franqui the difference was way to big between without or with weightvest. When I see a difference like 3-5kmh or even more it makes me sad. Is speedsurfing really that technical??? In the end I have problems trimming the gear. Lightweights just can't put enough weight down.
Also my first session on "de Houw" (IJselmeer), the chop didn't allow deep downwind. I didn't want to sail a weightvest and my speed showed. The difference was just to big. Will it be possible for a 80kg to constantly top 3??? Or just when deep courses are possible??? I think about 120 degrees downwind is the point when weight mathers or NOT.
Is there a holy grail, a solution???
I am looking in all kind of ways, weightvest is quite good. with 5-7kg it should be quite OK for me. Another solution is longer harnasslines. Think that your heavy. These things have helped me... Anyone other suggestions? I would like to get rid of that weightvest, don't like it @ all.
Erik is windsurfer for 10+ years. In his daily life he is professional in construction dewatering, advisor, troubleshooter. Erik likes adventures, explore and to challenge himself. During his life he is trying to get the best out of it and have respect for the earth, nature and future generations. The modern world is about sharing, in this blog Erik shares his experiences, selfreflection and lessons learned.
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