Instant Land Windsurfer





Introduction: Instant Land Windsurfer

Drill a hole in the front of your beach skateboard.
Bolt the gooseneck universal joint a.k.a. mast step of your winsurfer rig there.
A shortboard mast step is perfect for that.
Go sailing in the nearest parking lot or hard beach.

A regular skateboard works too, but you'll go way too fast for a normal short board and it'll vibrate.
A longboard is better.
This rig is good wind insurance to carry along with you.
Not enough wind to sail on the water is enough to go terrifyingly fast on land.

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WARNING: wear more pads than the idiot in the picture.
This gizmo isn't just dangerous. It's guaranteed to fling you at the pavement really fast.
Wear every form of armor, padding, and safety equipment you can find.
Wiping out on pavement with one of these rigs is as bad as motorcycling.
I wiped out in my wetsuit once and didn't get hurt, except my wetsuit somehow got turned around.
For the next few weeks I was finding new injuries.
The wetsuit spared my skin, but my bones got all bashed up.



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    what is this skateboard - thing called?!?!?!?!?! I really want to get one! please respond soon

    it is called Dirt wind surfing, or terrasailing

    the sport is called windskating

    its called a mountain board but that one is like upside down

    The rendition of come sail away is... creative.

    i made one out of a long board skate board and got trown down a hill it was the funnest thing ever

     Check out this land windsurfing board.  Its called a turfdog

    could i see some close up pics of the trucks please

    Are those just the regular trucks or did you have to add on to them or get bigger ones?

    I hoseclamped an axle and some dolly wheels onto the regular trucks.