View Full Version : New slalom race board?
8th May 2010, 08:12 AM
Looking to buy the latest & greatest in a slalom race board. I would like to compete at the local level. I live next to Windsurf Bay Park, Lake Ray Hubbard, Garland, Tx., where it is very gusty. I also visit Corpus or Padre 4 days a year. I love flat water speed. I weigh 185lbs, 5'8" & am physically fit. I have not used a sail smaller than a 5.0 in 15 years, even when gusting over 50. I have 22 years or so into windsurfing but have been slacking while I built a bus. I'm ready to play again. If I were to get only 1 all-around slalom that would cover most conditions, (say 12- 30), what would it be? I have a 103 Screamer that's good up to 40, some older boards in between, & an equipe for low wind days. I'll eventually get a new 95 litre for the few days it nukes. Any suggestions would be appreciated.
10th May 2010, 10:38 AM
At your weight and for the wind range you are asking for and if you are perfectly fit, the best board will be the iSonic 111 2010, but please notice that I don't recommand sails under 6.2 and over 9mē.
Hope this help
All the best
11th May 2010, 05:14 AM
I was thinking Isonic 111 myself. Which version? What do you mean by "perfectly fit"? I am 51, but I have excellent stamina & enjoy competition & endurance sports. My failing in windsurfing would be my jibes. In choppy water & high winds, I may only hit 50%. I am working on this. I'm hoping to try a 111 soon.
11th May 2010, 12:46 PM
12 to 30 is wide wind range, this board work in this range but to be honest I am better on a 86 and 6.2 in that wind, more comfortable and fast.
But sure only one board to cover this wind range, the iSonic 111 will do the job
All the best
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