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nnn
26th January 2009, 10:28 PM
I am considering buying a new Furtura 144 or 155 from 2008.
My biggest sail is a Neilpryde V8 9.0 m2, and I weigh 100 kg.

How much earlier in windspeed would I get planing with 155?

Is it any big difference in carve jibes and choppy waters between 144 and 155?

Alpina57
31st January 2009, 01:59 PM
Just be sure it is REALLY 144 or 155 litres true volume before you buy . I am on a Futura 122,same weight as you and it sinks so that would be the borderline size.Then again you might even find a 133 is the gear...

nnn
2nd February 2009, 02:25 AM
133 could be an alternative.
I have a Bic Techno 283 152 litres, which I will replace, I am looking at Futura 144 or 155and later on I will also buy a smaller board about 110 litres.
So I wonder if I will plane earlier with 155 than 144 with my weight 100kg and V8 9.0 m3

nnn
30th June 2009, 04:37 PM
I chosed Futura 155 and I am really satisfied with the board.

olzcyk
6th July 2009, 06:00 PM
How much wind do you need with that combo, 9.0 and 155l? I'm considering the same board.

nnn
7th July 2009, 02:58 PM
I need about 14-15 knots, my early planing/pump technique is very poor.
It keeps planing through lulls very well.