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Wow you did great first time out. We couldn’t get it up even once. Yikes that didn’t sound like I meant... seriously awesome vid.Sunday fun-day!
Loaded up with the board prepped with the H5 wing.
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It rode great nestled in the board rack.
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The conditions were awesome! Upper 80's, water temp was a brisk 76 (little chilly, but actually felt fine after a couple minutes). So I determined it was safe to fly...
It took a good 5 or 6 or 7 (I lost count) tries to get up and actually ride. You have to just forget there's a wing down there and go, but even adjusted all the way back the wing is sensitive to any uneven pressure on the board and will be sought from under you before you realize what happened. Once I got up and rode I was able to do it from then on pretty easily. My wife even managed to get up for a couple of seconds a couple of times before tiring out.
All I can say is it is a awesomely strange feeling.
I didn't get to try any other type of setup. This trip out, but I'm looking forward to the coming weekend. I'm already feeling ready to go tothe 24" mast and up the speed when towing with the H5. It's pretty easy to breach with the 18", although I do recommend starting with it
Thanks! I was starting to get frustrated with the fact I wasn't getting up... I just wanted to ride! I was just starting to get a little success when I went down "uncomfortably". By that I mean, I don't really know what or how it happened, but it felt like someone whacked me in junk, specifically targeting my right giblet. I don't think I made contact with the board even? ...I took it as a sign I needed to take a little break and let my wife have a go. It wasn't until I got back in the water a for a second try that I was really able to ride.Wow you did great first time out. We couldn’t get it up even once. Yikes that didn’t sound like I meant... seriously awesome vid.