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Winging with a SUP / Reuben plays with the GO and Generation

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realb
realb
3 months ago

I had first 2 sessions using my 5 size wing with 11″ Nalu, very cool when wind is around 15 knots, when was less, I had troubles going upwind.

Reuben Ellis
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3 months ago
Reply to  realb

Yeah it does require a little bit more technique and knowing how to get the most out of the board in lighter wins but it is possible with a bit of practice, but definitely not as easy as when it’s windy. Glad you’re having fun

DaveyB20
DaveyB20
2 days ago

Hi Rueben, nice to foil wing on my Hipe 5.3, but looking forward to family sessions on local beach with sup or windsurfer, had some great sessions on a 10.6 inflatable with drift stopper, but fins are smaller than desired. Where-as I feel using an old floaty 130litre fanatic cross short 260 board, but has a decent set of rails and I have a 42cm fin. Any advice other than that already stated for us in the video? Finding ways of getting others to enter and enjoy the sport. If success is mainly about the rails and standing towards the… Read more »

Reuben Ellis
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2 days ago
Reply to  DaveyB20

Hey Davey , Yeah i know what you are saying. I keep thinking about how to get my eight-year-old daughter into winging. I think you might be right with the wind surf board route I might try a longer windsurf board with a built-in dagger board and see if that makes a bit of a difference. Or in lighter winds I may try and paddle in front of her with a paddleboard and a long leash attached to her board to help pull her up wind slightly. I have done this teaching her WindSurfer so could be an option for… Read more »

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