I am an absolute beginner, who after many years of hard work is finally
able to spend some time doing it.
I have done some surfing in the past. I am from Brasil, and should be
sometime in the winter (here, over there summer is ethernal). I would
like to take
home a good board and sails.
I would appreciate help/advice with the following points:
1) Is there any good introductory book/manual on boards, sails, technical
2) I am 6 feet tall, 130 pounds. What kind/size of board/sail should I
get ? Do I
need a harness (if that's what you call the thing to help you back) ?
Should I get
two sail sizes ? What is the basic equipment ?
3) Should I get lessons or is it better to do some learning on my own
4) I live in the Washington D.C. area, and have been renting boards from
a store that has a facility at the Gunpowder Falls State Park, north of
( I forget their name ). Is there any place (by the water) in D.C. where
boards, or have lessons ?
Thank you for any help.