> Peter, I just called http://hydrotherapywindsurfing.com/ in Panama
> City to inquire about rentals. They said they had had lots of people
> claiming they could sail, they rented them a board, and the people did
> not know a tack from a jibe and damaged the gear. They said they might
> rent, but it would have to begin as a lesson and once they believed
> you know how to sail, they would leave you to have fun. They are going
> out of business and would need advance notice if you are interested.
> I know this sounds uncool, but they seemed like really nice people and
> I know the husband (Larry Couch) has been around windsurfing for
Thanks for the tip! I just might go for it... my first choice would be
Mobile though since it's closest to New Orleans and hotel rooms cost 50%
less than in Florida. Mobile Bay Windsurfing Assoc website is down, and
I havent been able to reach their phone # yet. It does not, however,
seem like there are any shops in Mobile...