New Windsurf & High Volume Board Mount

New Windsurf & High Volume Board Mount

In over 100 masts sold, only a few have gone to windsurfers. As a kiter, I have marketed primarily to kiters through forums and word of mouth, and a lot of kiters have transitioned to winging so about 80% if my sales in the last 12 months were to wingers, with the...
Supply Chain 101 & Thank You Customers!

Supply Chain 101 & Thank You Customers!

As far as I know, the Suez Canal blockage has not impacted Project Cedrus. However this year has taught me that the global logistics and supply chain world has become so complex and fragile that I’m not confident to say the blockage won’t impact me in some...
Solid Mechanics & Composites 101

Solid Mechanics & Composites 101

I love forums. I use forums to solve HVAC issues, fix diesel engine problems, and learn how to change the brake pads on my car. When I moved to the SF/Bay Area, I actually used the local forum to learn about the wind conditions and kite beaches. I loved that forum so...
First failure & lessons learned

First failure & lessons learned

a tough email to receive It is not possible for me to describe the emotions after receiving an email from a customer with the subject line “mast problem.” I am not a skilled enough writer to communicate the immediate feelings of fear, sadness, frustration, and even...
Midsummer Updates & Pricing Changes

Midsummer Updates & Pricing Changes

Naish/Takuma Carbon Mast Adapter August 1, the peak of summer in Seattle and arguably here way too soon. It has definitely been a challenging/weird/scary few months as we continue to battle this virus and process all of the uncertainty it is bringing to our lives. To...
Corona Updates

Corona Updates

I hope this post finds you safe and healthy as we all witness the significant changes occurring in our world due to COVID-19. Like many small businesses, the corona virus is impacting Project Cedrus in ways I would have not predicted, although I am confident it will...