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An enthusiastic French rec sailor nailing his jibes. Watch his footwork - quick switch pretty much straight into the new front strap and then sail flip. I think this is the Exocet RF81 board. He's gotten quite good in the last 6-8 months. He also windfoils a crazy amount. (maybe there's a correlation?)

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Commuting to work. Ladies and gentlemen, Horue's Phil Caneri.

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Slingshot's new 2020 freestyle boards https://chinook-leucate.blog/2019/06/19/exclu-chinook-slingshot-freestyle-foil-2020/

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ps - don't miss horue video above

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Drone shots of racing in SF - click the frames with the video camera icon underneath.

https://www.crayivp.com/Kites-Windsurfers/Windsurfers19/i-XsvVBr8

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Idiots's guide part 3 Discussion of various kinds of foils

part 4 PWA experiments with Foil Slalom and gets the wind minimum down to 5 kts!

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Nico Zeeko (Nicolas Caillou) ripping it up and hanging with the slalom boards

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Nicolas Caillou the boss and designer of Zeeko has offered a nice session of Windfoil with a nice speed and ease in a wind of 15/20 knots in 6.4 with some edges in the company of the double winner of the Challenge: Nicolas Warembourg.

more from Nicolas

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ittle thought after some sailing in recent days (we had to find the wind here). We start to have good windfoil speeds.
And in the kitefoil it started the same way, at the beginning we are faster in board from a certain wind, but with the improvement of the foils, these wind barriers of shift more and more (and even now in 40nds of wind a kitefoil is faster than any kitesurf support).

At the moment the best V max are of the order of 35nds in carbon foil.
Last week a rider spent 31.5nds in V-max with a ZEEKO amplifier + wing race, all with a 90cm mast (30.3nds over 500m : Shock:)
On the video below I have v max of env 28nds in 6.4 in irregular 20nns in foil proto carbon (by the way for now it is not faster than amplify it, but the gain in cap is very important, more info soon)
Nicolas Warembourg was faster but my sail (skyscape) has no reputation for being very fast (and for having tried in foil a racing blade I confirm the difference in speed and glide, but this is not the program of the skyscape), but frankly it was not lacking much.

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The board Nicolas is riding is 81cm if anyone (Randy) is curious. (215x81 for the sticklers).

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New 2020 Loft Skyscapes, their freeride foiling sail. It was a Skyscape ('19) that Nicolas Caillou used in the video above to scorch at 28 kts. The Skyblade is their racing model. Six batten, high aspect, cams and larger sizes available.

Bad news: no distribution in the US that I know of. I think there is someone in the Great Frozen North (Canada, home of Peelskid's geese)

IMAGE(<a href="https://marseille.glissattitude.com/media/wysiwyg/glissattitude/blog/windfoil/2019-06/2020_Skyscape_and_Skyblade_at_the_Loftsails_2020_photoshoot_Portugal_5_.jpeg" rel="nofollow">https://marseille.glissattitude.com/media/wysiwyg/glissattitude/blog/windfoil/2019-06/2020_Skyscape_and_Skyblade_at_the_Loftsails_2020_photoshoot_Portugal_5_.jpeg</a>)

More deets (French content): https://marseille.glissattitude.com/blog/windfoil-presnetation-skyscape-skyblade-2020.html

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Good

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There is no off season.

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Here you go. Christmas in July.

There is no off season.

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More than you ever wanted to know about how much tef-gel to use to prevent stainless steel bolts from sticking to aluminium masts and other foil parts.Hint - a lot more than I've been using.....

Also - some info in this seabreeze thread may be of interest to Slingshot foil owners.

https://www.seabreeze.com.au/forums/Windsurfing/Foiling/Slingshot-titanium-bolt-failure?page=-2?src=rss#2387610

There is no off season.

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No (like really NO) nose foil board by Tony L and then he shows us how to waterstart a 127 cm board. And, it doesn't look like he's spending a lot on big sails, masts or booms either. Shok

Video is second "slide"

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"Three types of windsurf foiling jibes" Four more than I can do... Biggrin (I suck so bad that my jibes are at -1)
Slingshot Wizard 125 & Infinity 76 wing with S2Maui Jester 4.4

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Bend your knees. ROFL

There is no off season.

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Randy wrote:

Bend your knees. ROFL

I do when I cannonball off the back of the board half way through...

Pic below to give you the idea (not me but from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gbSesoYUMT0)

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What a beast! Good

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Nobody tell Randy about this: Manta 1200/1800
Options for regular/deep tuttle and powerbox

We don't need his 140 lbs make us look any worse. Biggrin

--- The Arrogant Jerk: Crabby and irritable since 1998.

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I think they have a 1800 wing that will fit my setup but not sure.

There is no off season.

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