Wednesday, 1 September 2010

Advice Articles


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How to Start Speedsurfing Part 1
Here I discuss the basics, including a brief description of technique and what to look out for on the water to get up to top speeds.


Starting Speedsurfing - Part 2 - The Disciplines
In this the different categories are briefly discussed, with basic advice for the beginner in terms of technique and points to look out for at your local spot. This is not going into detail, merely an introduction of each discipline.


Collection of Advice from Erik Loots Speedsurfing Blog.
This is a menu of articles mostly from Erik who has a fantastic range of resources on his site.





Building your Quiver - Rigs
Here is advice for the beginner through to low intermediate level. I have tried to explain how to make good decisions when buying those first few pieces of kit. This particular article focusses on the mast, boom and sail.








Building your Quiver - Boards
Here is advice for the beginner through to low intermediate level. I have tried to explain how to make good decisions when buying those first few pieces of kit. This particular article focusses only on the board.





Once you have you equipment you need to make sure that you are rigging it the easy way and not making it difficult for yourself. At first it feels quite daunting but after you have done it a couple of times you will be able to be rigged and pulling on your wetsuit in a matter of miutes.







If any of the terminology is at all confusing then you can find help here.



This gives a detailed and easy method for you to follow when getting to grips with this great bit of kit.




Get in the habit of doing this right, and rigging time and effort will be considerably reduced. Feel free to download the pictures to your phone for easy reference.


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