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jackoboi
19th July 2009, 12:29 AM
had a starboard wave 88 the first time i rid it i found it was too small. i am an intermeideite(harness+footstaps) child iam 43kgs and 151 cm tall i sail in an inland lake could you surgest a board for me for 13 knots plus.
p.s. i also have a stict budget of 200

Roger
19th July 2009, 10:45 AM
Hi jackoboi,
What size sails do you have?
At your weight, with a 6.5-7.5 m2 rig, a board is the 94-105 liter range should do the trick.
Look for a Staboard Kombat 96, or perhaps a Carve 99 or 101. Also a Futura 101 would be good.
Are you sailing in waves or flat water, and freshwater or the sea?
Hope this helps,

jackoboi
19th July 2009, 06:35 PM
i have 2 sails 3.5 + 4.0 and i sail on flat water but with chop

jackoboi
19th July 2009, 06:35 PM
plus i need it too be around 200

jackoboi
19th July 2009, 06:44 PM
would a mistral joker 113 be good for allround wind?

jackoboi
19th July 2009, 09:14 PM
would a mistral joker 113 be good for allround wind?
or would the carve 101 work in sub 13 knots?

Roger
19th July 2009, 09:15 PM
Hi jackoboi,
With your small sail sizes, you will need quite a bit of wind.
The Mistral Joker might be OK, but you really need to get
some larger rigs if you are going to be sailing in anything less
than about 18 knots.
Do you have the correct mast (probably a 370 vm and a 400 cm, and
they will be heavy wave masts) for your 3.5 and 4.0?
If you have < 18 knots I would suggest you look for a 5.0-5.5 m2
rig or even a 6.0-6.5 m2 rig as even at your very light 43 Kg. (95 lbs)
you won't get much performace from sails that were designed for alot
more wind.
Hope this helps,

jackoboi
19th July 2009, 09:18 PM
so if i were to buy a 5.5 or so that would help. but in sub 13knots would the carve 99 or 101 still work

jackoboi
19th July 2009, 09:20 PM
and could you give me some links to these boards around 200

jackoboi
19th July 2009, 10:49 PM
i have still got my 88 litre shall i just keep cracking at that as there is only a 6 litre difference beetween that and a 94

jackoboi
20th July 2009, 03:24 PM
i have still got my 88 litre shall i just keep cracking at that as there is only a 6 litre difference beetween that and a 94
or is my 88 litre more wave orrianated

Roger
20th July 2009, 10:37 PM
An 88 liter wave board is pretty small, even for your weight.
It was designed to sail in lots of wind with heavier sailors.
It's very narrow at the back to make it perform in the waves, but that means it will not plane early, will not go upwind real well (rounded rails to make it turny on the wave face).
So, for your skill level, it's probably not an ideal board.
R

jackoboi
20th July 2009, 11:32 PM
i have just been out today and have been surgested to buy a board around 95 litres could you give me some links to boards for my abilty for 200<

jackoboi
20th July 2009, 11:38 PM
i am not sure but i think i may keep my 88 for 20knots plus but could you surgest me a board for 10-20 knots

thanks

Roger
21st July 2009, 08:54 PM
Hi jackoboi,
Keeping the 88 liter is a pretty good idea.
I cannot give you links, but I would look for an older Starboard Trance 96, Kombat 96
or Carve 99.
All of these should be in your price range (be very selective (picky) about the condition to get a good one).
Hope this helps,