Go Back   Starboard Forums > Free Forum > First sail for carve 133

Thread: First sail for carve 133 Reply to Thread
Your Username: Click here to log in
Image Verification
Title:
  
Message:
Post Icons
You may choose an icon for your message from the following list:
 

Additional Options
Miscellaneous Options

Topic Review (Newest First)
3rd November 2009 08:04 AM
Roger Hi Hans,
6.0 for 75 Kg with a Carve 133 would be good at 16-18 knots.
6.5 " " " " " " " would be good at 14-16 knots
7.0......................................would be good at 13-15 Knots
7.5 m2 (or larger) for anything under 12-13 knots
Hope this helps,
2nd November 2009 11:23 PM
hans gruber Cheers guys much appreciated , i'm 75kgs if that helps. It looks like if i get a 6m i'll be looking to get something bigger, 7-7.5m as soon as possible. Occasionally the wind does get above 15kts but it gets really gusty after 20kts
2nd November 2009 06:32 PM
Roger Hi Hans, Welcome to the Staboard Forums!
For 10-15 knots, if you have some experience sailing the hire kit, you would want at least a 7.5 m2 rig on the Carve 133.
How much you weigh can have a significant impact on yoiur sail size, as well as the fct you are sailing on fresh water.
A 6.0 would do as a trainer sail, but you will never get planing in 10-14 knots.
If (as Agrelon suggests) you get 15-20 knots, then the 6.0 begins to make much more sense.
Hope this helps,
2nd November 2009 05:21 PM
agrelon 6.0m should be fine, it's what I use most of the time, though I'm 55kg. Does the wind ever pick up at your spot? say 15-20 knots? Once you improve it will be better for that range depending on your weight.
2nd November 2009 04:25 PM
hans gruber
First sail for carve 133

Hi all,
First post on here. Have only been windsurfing a few months , not in the straps or using a harness yet. I've recently acquired a carve 133 and have yet to get a sail. Due to finance restrictions i'm only getting 1 sail to start with. I usually hire kit at a local lake and the wind is usually 10-15kts ,i'm thinking a 6m to start with , will i be able to progress with this sail or will it be too little power to improve,
Cheers all

HG

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off


All times are GMT +7. The time now is 12:45 PM.