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sailboard

the craft used for windsurfing, consisting of a moulded board like a surfboard, to which a mast bearing a single sail is attached by a swivel joint
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Outside the United States, there were over 100 sailboard makers, and in 1982 a single sail manufacturer had sold 340,000 sails worldwide (Pryde, 2010).
Built on a natural plateau on a waterfront bluff, the location drove the design of this kayak and sailboard shed in two ways.
``The whole trip and Beth's success so far has all been possible thanks to David LLoyd Leisure, Kirkby, Marine Lake Surf Tech and Southport Sailboard Association.''
The record was set by Hugo Vihlen, who crossed the Atlantic in 1993 on a 5'4" sailboard, named Father's Day, taking 106 days to travel from St.
The challenge was to design and construct a 100% recyclable paper sailboard. (Last year's challenge was to construct a sail from paper, the challenge before that was to build a functional paper kayak.)
"It's hard to talk when you're on a sailboard! You spend most of your time watching each other sweep off into the distance.
This medium assails them with images of a virtual world that is always mobile and being made new; the television shows beautiful young people as they sailboard, snowboard, skydive, and travel to exotic lands.
At Budrose beach, Jenny and Abdul set up rival sailboard hire businesses.
The first involves a fictitious corporation--a major plastics manufacturer--that must identify and choose among alternative strategic courses for Windmaster, its sailboard manufacturing subsidiary.
There are literally thousands of polymers around, each with different molecular configurations and different properties, making everything from artificial hearts to the sails on your sailboard.
In north-central Oregon, the booming sailboard town of Hood River on the Columbia River has its own idea of the perfect home.
During the year I spent on the island, he quit his job at the bank and broke up with his fiancee in order to devote himself to his sailboard. Driving on the coast road to Douglas in the dead of winter, past a sea of blown spume and boiling milk, I'd catch sight of a triangular scrap of rainbow in the storm--the ex-bank clerk at his devotions.