I'm chuffed there's a thread on this! I've just been diagnosed with an inguinal hernia but am now waiting 4 weeks before seeing the specialist. The GP reckons i'm fine to crack on as I am (unless it hurts) but it's difficult to convey how much stress a breezy sail can cause when hiking...
I've sailed this for a while now and my conclusions are:
Below 8 knots: it is slower than Mark I
8-12 knots: it is the same as mark I
12 knots +: it is faster that mark I
Keeping it simple that's where I think it pitches but would love any other feedback....
As a benchmark can anybody tell me how many hours a week the top guys are on the water for? Also how much land traning do they do and what does it entail?
Also, any benchmarks like how fast can they row 2k or cycle 20k etc. would be a massive help.
Thanks a lot,
it's been a while since i posted on here. Someone here told me that Scheidt was supremely fit because he wanted to concentrate solely on boat speed and not have to worry how his body was hurting.
This season was the fittest I have been and it has made such a massive difference. I am...
yeah i completely sympathise with people who have sea sickness as it can damage performance big time. my friend took stugeron but felt shattered. i've seen all these ideas on here but as this is quite old is there any new products anyone has good experiences with?
peace and love
Does anyone know the qualification criteria for the Standard Europeans? How many GBR boats are generally considered?
Has anyone qualified for an event of this magnitude? I have a full time job and am 21 with a full time girlfriend...it's difficlt to find the time but am keen to use...
I got a new sail today and when laying it out on top of the old one to stick the numbers on, I realised it is slightly wider and longer than the old one. We had three of us on it and this definitely appears to be the case!
Has anyone else had this before? I'm guessing it's a good thing!
I have rubbed down the trailing edges of my foils gently with 800 grit wet and dry and they are still humming. I would be forever grateful if someone could spell it out to me what I need to do for sharper and straighter trailing edges.
Wet and dry? Grits? Sandpapering? How long for etc.
I have rubbed the trailing edges down with 800 wet and dry and finished with 1200 but they are still humming. i would be forever grateful if someone could spell out exactly how i can finish my trailing edges properly and how to stop humming?thank you!