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Windsurfing Equipment IMPROVEMENTS

Modern windsurfing boards are wider for balance and shorter for easy turning. The flotation has been moved to the tail of the board. Fiberglass and carbon have cut the weight in half. The learning curve in much shorter than it was in the beginning. The polyethylene boards are much heavier and are only popular with […]

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skiing with spring conditions

Spring Skiing is the best of both worlds – it is warmer and the snow is soft! Once the temperature gets above 32 degrees the snow gets soft. On the first warm day the snow may get sticky, but just wait one day and that all changes. If the temperature drops below freezing the following […]

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Snow Blades vs Skis

Snow Blades vs Skis Skiboard was the original name of these short skis until Salomon came along and marketed their brand as snow blades. Now they go by both names. Snow blades have made sliding down a hill fun for lots of people. Snow blades cost less than skis and are easier to turn and […]

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Tips: For Choosing Your Stand Up Paddle Board

Tips: For Choosing a Stand Up Paddle Board Which ones are best for flat water cruising? 1. Race boards are the fastest and take less effort to glide. 2. Longer flat boards are next like  Touring Boards. Which ones are most Durable? 1. Polyethylene is the toughest construction but add weight. 2. AST or Tough […]

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Safety with Extreme Sports

SAFETY: Extreme Sports are very exciting and fun. The learning curve can be cut in half by taking lessons. Caution should be used to stay within your comfort zone and skill level. When in doubt don’t go out. Serious injury can result to you and spectators. Please refrain from extreme sports if you are not […]

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Snowblade Closeouts

Snowblade Closeouts Snow Blades SkiBoards 540 SnowJam  2017 99 cm Snow Blades SkiBoards with Tyrolia Release Bindings! Tyrolia Binding Boot size 5 to 16.            Din 2.5 to 10. Part # 99 Titan 2017 Jam Regular  $459 Sale Now  $269 SNOWJAM 99cm TITAN with  TYROLIA RELEASE BINDINGS 99 Titan Snowblades Tyrolia Release with wood lookSnowjam Skiboards […]

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Windsurfing Mast used

SIZE Description Year Carbon Condition List Ask 400 Fiberspar Breeze 08   A $179.00 $125.00 400 Fiberspar Tidal Wave 06 40% A $395.00 $245.00 400 Fiberspar Tidal Wave 06 40% B $395.00 $195.00 430 Fiberspar Tidal Wave 2004 40% A $375.00 $225.00 430 Fiberspar Tidal Wave 06 40% A $695.00 $195.00 430 Neil Pryde CK35 […]

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Ski & Snowboard Club at Holiday Valley

HOLIDAY VALLEY MULTIPLE  WEEK ULTIMATE PASSES  SAVE ON SEASON-LONG LIFT  AND LESSON PACKAGES 2018-19 PRICING Online Store Link!      Login (Capitals with space)  MW CURTIS               Password  (small letters)  curtisski Each Family member must have their own Guest form filled out. All can have same email. Call 716 627 2247 if you need help joining club.

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Weather Links Western NY

Here is a list of useful weather links. to help plan your out door activities Noaa Marine Lake Erie Surface Temperature National Data Buoy National Data Buoy Olcott NY  Intellicast WindAlert Windfinder Ice Cover

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Snowblade Tips

Why are snow blades popular? Snow Blades are easy to transport. Snow Blades are easy to turn! Weight is less than skis and snow boards. Great for tricks. Great for carving. Snow Blades will improve your Balance. What are some of the tips I should know to get started? *Pick snow blades that are right […]

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Windsurfing Tips

Why are wider windsurfing boards better for learning? They are more stable. Also they get up on a plane sooner. Why is windsurfer board weight important for planing?  The lighter the tip of the windsurfing board the sooner it will jump up on top of the water and start to plane. How do I make my […]

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Paddle Board Amundson Spark

Stand Up Paddle Board Options

Stand Up Paddle Board Options What to look for in a Paddle board or SUP? First is to find a paddle board that matches what you hope to do with it. Are you going to only go out for exercise on flat water? Then a touring SUP or all around model will fit you needs. […]

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Fanatic Viper Med and Std Power Glide by Ezzy Windsurfing Package

Windsurfing Package

Windsurfing packages can really be a great way to get into windsurfing. Getting a quality board that will work great for light wind and learning. But also will grow with you as your skills increase. You will need a windsurfing package that will help you learn tacks and jibes. Also having the correct amount of […]

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Learn to Windsurf Buffalo NY

Learn To Windsurf

Learn to windsurf: this will be one of the most rewarding and fun activities you can do. Flying across the water with only a windsurfing board and sail is exhilarating. Flying like a bird with only the wind at your back. Jumping waves if you want to get more air. When you learn to windsurf […]

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Naish 2018 Thrust Windsurf Foil 70cm Complete

Windsurfing in light wind with my foil

Windsurfing in light wind with my foil. Interesting summer with  lots of light wind days. Thanks to my new Naish and Bic foils I have been able to lower my planing wind to 8 knots. The foils make the windsurfers very efficient. Some say its like losing over 50 lbs. And eliminating the bouncing over […]

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