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2nd January 2007, 02:30 AM
Hi, i have written before in the post of the 161 but I think that is better to open another new for this question. I have one fin for light wind and i like a lot and work so good, the problem is that is so powerful, is Soft - and rake 9, and i'm a light sailor (68) and i think to buy a fin for 10-12 knots to 18. I've used R13 S R5 70cm and I like it, but for the 161 i don't know if this fin is good. I know that you recomend the R19 S-- R+8 but can be good for me the R19 S R+7? If you think that there are other fins better can tell me? I will sail with the Code Red 2 11 and 10
Thanks a lot.
3rd January 2007, 10:59 PM
Remi , can you answer? I have to order a deboichet soon and i don't know wich. Thanks
4th January 2007, 12:51 AM
Before to answer you, I would to know 2 things :
Have you already receave your F 161?
Wich fin you like under 15 knots on which board?
All the best.
4th January 2007, 11:36 PM
Hi Remi, haven't received the 161 yet and I use a Dynafoil fin, a custom fin, is a lot of soft and has around rake 9.
5th January 2007, 05:06 PM
Rake + 9cm is too much, I try it on Deboichet Custom and you have too much power with not so good speed.
I supose your fin is the copy of the R13?
In this case for the F161, go definitely for the R19 soft -- rake + 8 cm for light wind under 15 knots.
Your R13 must be enough good after the 19.
All the best
5th January 2007, 10:26 PM
Well, i will try my fin in the new board but the problem is that i haven't fin for 12 knots and more, what fin do you think is the better for me in these conditions, and do you think if i need a 68 for this board?
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