4 edition of Fast As The Wind found in the catalog.
|Statement||Kessinger Publishing, LLC|
|Publishers||Kessinger Publishing, LLC|
|LC Classifications||June 1, 2007|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xvi, 129 p. :|
|Number of Pages||69|
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While it is nearly half of the aforementioned record, you would be impressed by how fast it feels like you are moving. A windsurfer can go faster than the wind due to the physics concepts of apparent wind and water drag. If you take nothing else away from this excerpt on apparent wind, just know that your angle to the true wind plays a dominant role in how fast you are able to windsurf on the water.
To increase the speed of the board, windsurfers commonly invest in boards with round edges. How the concept of apparent wind increases windsurfing speed• How Minimizing Water Drag Allows Windsurfers to Go Faster Than the Wind In addition, the concept of water drag is also a major contributing factor to windsurfers gliding Fast As The Wind than the wind.
Measuring the Wind Before Committing to a Location Individuals should try to test the wind before they go out on the water. This way, a windsurfer is able to slice through the water at astronomical speeds.
The only part that experiences any drag whatsoever is the lifting foil itself.
This same concept can be applied to windsurfing. You only feel a headwind because you are moving forward. Rounding the Edges of the Board As a general rule of thumb, sharp corners are bad and rounded edges are perfect. According toa world-renowned sports and beverage company, the fastest anyone has ever gone while windsurfing is 60 miles per hour.
Also, keep in mind that the most important parts of the windsurfing gear are the size of the sail and the shape and weight of the board. At some point in your life, you likely stuck your hand outside the car window. The apparent wind will seem to originate from in front of the true wind if a person windsurfs straight downwind or in the no-sail zone.
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To increase the speed of the board, windsurfers commonly invest in boards with round edges.
Additional Tips that Help Windsurfers Move Faster Than the Wind Besides optimizing for apparent wind and water drag, there are several other subtle factors that can help individuals overtake the speed of the wind.
These push and pull forces operate in unison, translating into speed on the open water.