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OBX rooms May 7-21

I have a cottage rental with rooms available. Weekly or..May 7 for 2weeks Sunday to Sunday till the 21st.Modest soundfront on the Buxton /Frisco border. Sailing from the house is great on North West…Continue

Started Mar 4

Superfreak 6.0

HOT SAILS MAUI CUSTOM 6.0 2015Classic version, 430cm mast. Delivered in June 2015 , little use excellent condition.$ consider intelligent offer. Shipping around $30Continue

Started Sep 15, 2016

Ezzy Taka 4.5 2015 $299 + ship

Ezzy Taka 2015, 4.5m, recommended 370bottom 400 top, will rig on a 400.Condition is excellent ,with little use. Shipping about $25 via FedEx.Will take current photos at request.Windsurf1002At…Continue

Started Sep 2, 2016

WTB. SAIL 5.5--6.0

For price reference about a really good 2008Size as stated 5.5--6.0 only. Wave , power wave, possible freestyle.Ezzy HotSails Maui, no Superfreak,Naish, Simmer, Goya, Aerotech, Sailworks or…Continue

Started Aug 26, 2016

 

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OBX rooms May 7-21

I have a cottage rental with rooms available. Weekly or..May 7 for 2weeks Sunday to Sunday till the 21st.Modest soundfront on the Buxton /Frisco border. Sailing from the house is great on North West thru North East. Private and quiet.Responsible acting , expect to help with hold hold chores.Deposit to confirm. $250 per week.GaryWindsurf1002@hotmail.comSee More
Mar 4
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Superfreak 6.0

HOT SAILS MAUI CUSTOM 6.0 2015Classic version, 430cm mast. Delivered in June 2015 , little use excellent condition.$ consider intelligent offer. Shipping around $30See More
Sep 15, 2016
Gary John Matthews posted a discussion

Ezzy Taka 4.5 2015 $299 + ship

Ezzy Taka 2015, 4.5m, recommended 370bottom 400 top, will rig on a 400.Condition is excellent ,with little use. Shipping about $25 via FedEx.Will take current photos at request.Windsurf1002At Hotmail.comSee More
Sep 2, 2016
Gary John Matthews replied to Eric Falker's discussion WTB - old Windsurfer board
"Recommend going on the iwindsurf site, much larger audience. My very olde board likewise , the fin broke, after a extended search I made a fin. Works fine"
Aug 30, 2016
Gary John Matthews posted a discussion

WTB. SAIL 5.5--6.0

For price reference about a really good 2008Size as stated 5.5--6.0 only. Wave , power wave, possible freestyle.Ezzy HotSails Maui, no Superfreak,Naish, Simmer, Goya, Aerotech, Sailworks or NorthWave.Windsurf1002@hotmail.comSee More
Aug 26, 2016
Gary John Matthews replied to Ben Skudrna's discussion Fins
"This is good, but a smaller FR will probably be powerbox. The current boards, don't generally , get much press on replacement fins, I would look at used. I do feel some improvement with a better fin is possible. Please take all advise on…"
Aug 24, 2016
Gary John Matthews replied to Ben Skudrna's discussion Fins
"My experience with Freeride of late has been Tabou Rockets, having a 135, now, a 145 and 115 prior. An option would be the wide version, then go smaller in size. The FR is a popular style, all the companies will have options. The iwindsurf forum…"
Aug 24, 2016
Gary John Matthews replied to Ben Skudrna's discussion Fins
"Sizes of fins.. Use the fin guides posted with the different fins, this being a general rule. Take your sail size...9.5 lion... Multiply times 5. Add 3 ..this = 50.5 The numbers 5 and 3 are constant. Your weight being above 175 lb, the mean average…"
Aug 23, 2016
wendell garvelink replied to Gary John Matthews's discussion Wanted to buy, board 95--115 for 2014/15 project
"Hi Scott, do you still have this board for sale?"
Jan 17, 2015
Hazim replied to Gary John Matthews's discussion Wanted to buy, board 95--115 for 2014/15 project
"Hi Gary- I am moving to Cyprus. I have a 2008 Tabou 3S 97L board that I want to sell... it's fairly used but very functional. I wish I used it more here in Michigan (maybe used it a few times over the last 3 years that I lived in Michigan). Let…"
Sep 14, 2014
Gary John Matthews replied to Gary John Matthews's discussion Wanted to buy, board 95--115 for 2014/15 project
"Thanks Scott,  After a search of the web it looks this RRD is freeride maybe even freeride/slalom oriented. I do have some interest for a project anyway.  Where is the board located ? Can you run a straight edge across the bottom and tell…"
Jul 8, 2014
Scott replied to Gary John Matthews's discussion Wanted to buy, board 95--115 for 2014/15 project
"How about a 2005 RRD Avantride SX 103 liter ? pics here: http://www.flickr.com/photos/91072275@N05/8275659494/in/photostream (Please ignore the sponsored images that get added. It wasn't like that when I uploaded these.) its 259cmx64cm if you…"
Jul 8, 2014
Gary John Matthews replied to Gary John Matthews's discussion Wanted to buy, board 95--115 for 2014/15 project
"Still on the hunt for the elusive project board. going back to 2004 or newer now"
Jul 3, 2014
Gary John Matthews replied to Don Ferguson's discussion Vent Plugs?
"Mine came in the board already dont know where to purchase either, but never looked, should have with my last project board"
Jun 12, 2014
Gary John Matthews replied to Don Ferguson's discussion Vent Plugs?
Jun 12, 2014
Gary John Matthews replied to Don Ferguson's discussion Vent Plugs?
"vent plugs, my  Flikka had the option of screw or goretex, goretex for me, its new bit has been fine in heat and elevation changes from DENVER, across the Atlantic to the east coast. I remove my standard plugs when i travel, temps likely to be…"
Jun 12, 2014

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Where do you sail most often?
OBX Hood River Rio Vista Maine
Favorite Sailing Site in MI
so far unknown

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At 3:27pm on May 30, 2013, David Batchelor said…

Gary, can you send me your email address so I can send pics?  They are not on my phone but on my PC.  Thx

At 8:32pm on May 29, 2013, David Batchelor said…
Hey Gary, still have a nice selection of boards: 84 Goya wave, 95 Goya One, 105 FXR Goya, 125 Goya, 148 RRD Evo, RRD Easy Ride S (160). Also have some Gaastra and Goya sails, chinook booms Fiberspar masts and Curtis fins. All gear is in new or like new condition. Please give me a call if you are interested. 517 927 1977. Dave
At 1:23pm on November 14, 2012, Brian said…

Gary,

Welcome to MI Windsurfing!  You're still not the western-most member.

Brian

 
 
 

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