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Post by twitty » Sun Feb 03, 2008 09:59

Hi anybody got any ideas on gloves for windsurfing,what pair are good.Tried a pair before but got arm.cheers.Dave

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Post by kelvin » Sun Feb 03, 2008 12:31

hi dave tried no end , also the marigold etc but all crap

so heres my tip ! by the time its cold enough to really frezze your hands stay at home ............

for me thats a air temp of under 8 deg ,
forget dreaming "its time to loop"
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Post by twitty » Sun Feb 03, 2008 20:19

Cheers Kelvin didn't think there would be a magic glove,hopefully next weekend will be mild.cheers again Dave.

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Post by Liddlerich » Tue Feb 05, 2008 15:28

Gloves are a bit of a pain.

If you need to wear them, make sure your harness lines are spot on and when blasting make a conscious effort to relax your grip and alternate between overhand and underhand grips. That way you will last a bit longer and the general cold will get you before your arms give up.

Hope this helps - works for me!
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Post by dro » Tue Feb 05, 2008 17:44

failing that go down the pub :D :D :D :D

Works for me , my hands stay lovely and warm and I stay dry (as long as I do not drink too much)

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What do you mean not ENOUGH wind ?

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Post by Graham_U » Wed Feb 06, 2008 10:11

After long discussions on this board probably still there somewhere, and trying a few options I'd recommend the marigold options. Their heavy duty type come in a matching wetsuit grey so you don't such a wally.

I suffer badly from cold feet/hands due to poor circulation, and whilst there is no insulation from marigolds, if you tuck them into the wetsuit they keep the worst of the water and all of the windchill out. that makes a big difference. But make sure you get the smallest size you can fit in, so you get max feel.

The surfing gloves I tried knackered my forearms after 5 minutes, and I normal wear sailing mits all year round.
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Post by MartinF » Wed Feb 06, 2008 14:05

Graham_U wrote:After long discussions on this board probably still there somewhere...
Use the "Search" feature to locate
It's an ill wind that never blows at all.

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