"Jose: attached some video of that day... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e1yOZT-8hu4
but Yesterday (Thursday) went out and conditions were great...had real good time.. GPS clocked 21knm and max speed 24knts... suprised noone else…"
"Hi Hudson, No doubt! Newer sails have a huge range. You trim them from the downhaul, more tension means looser top for higher winds. 8.5 is a good size for the winds we have here (Lake Norman and Lake James). I sailed on several equipe boards, love…"
"Thats what I'm finding a used carbon mast is almost as much as a sail. I was checking into a used
Maui Sails 8.4 TR8 XT 2013 USED SAIL ,
it seems as if sails have a bigger wind range range these days, previously a 6.5m was the…"
"Hudson, Inwould definitely get a mast that fits the sail's specs. It makes a world of difference in how the sail feels & performs. Carbon fiber or blend mast is much lighter, stiffer, and performs better than the old aluminum masts."
Ok so I was fortunate to windsurf in the Dom. Republic this winter and rekindled my love for the sport. Now I am back in Asheville and want to sail more on the local lake. I took my Mistral Equipe out Saturday and had a great time blasting in the gusts on a sunny 7 - 20 knot day. My sail is a 7.5m cambered sail from 1991 and the thing weighs so much when i try to up haul. I also have a one-piece 495cm aluminium mast. I am keen to spend some cash on a used sail to increase the power and save my…See More