TWS Slalom Technique Series Ep 6: Harness lines


In the last episode of the TWS Slalom Technique Series you can find out everything about the setting of the harness lines, boom height and how this influences your gear. After watching all six episodes you should be ready for the upcoming races or challenging your friends on your local spot. Remember that with slalom equipment every small change makes a big difference but being on the water is the most important. Do not hesitate to book a trip to Tenerife and enjoy the best equipment available.

Harness lines and boom height
On the North Sails Warp you can see the dot in the sail where the harness lines should be centred around. This is an easy way to start adjusting the harness lines to your own preference. Setting the harness lines to the right position is fairly simple, if there is too much pressures on your back hand, move it back. If there is too much pressure on the front hand, move the lines forward. Using adjustable lines is also very useful as you can make the lines shorter on days with less wind and flat water and make them longer when it is very windy, to give you more control. As discussed in the earlier episodes, the height of your boom can influence the board’s performance and make it more loose or stick more to the water.

The TWS Slalom Technique Series

The Slalom Technique Series are a way for you to improve your slalom sailing with the tips from the pro’s. As every winter the bay of El Médano becomes the hotspot of slalom training we decided to share some of the pro tips with you. In 6 episodes Marco Lang and Jordy Vonk will share their tips to make you sail even faster and get ready for the upcoming racing season. The guys discuss everything from trimming the gear to jibing and flying. Check out the other episodes as well to make sure you are ready for your next race.

Tenerife Windsurf Solution

At the Tenerife Windsurf Solution Centre in El Medano you can find many different boards and sails from slalom to wave. If you book at the TWS centre you can try out a different board and sail every day on the warm blue water of Tenerife. With more than 60% of the days strong winds, you can be sure of some nice waveriding and slalom action. This will definitely improve your level and we will make sure you have got a good time!