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14th December 2009 04:07 PM
agrelon Merci Jean-Marc! Bon, ca y est, je suis decide sur la 93, parceque mon dernier souci etait de pouvoir quand meme utiliser ma 7.2, ainsi que ma 4.7, que j'ai achete la saison derniere.
13th December 2009 02:46 AM
Jean-Marc Christine (62kg), tested a Futura 93+ North Warp 7.0m2 + Deboichet SL2 34 cm fin: very good combo indeed :

http://www.star-board.com/forum/showthread.php?t=5455

Smallest sail tested on Futura 93 and still a manageable combo for her light weight: 5.8 m2.

For higher wind, she uses a Kode 80 with 3.7 - 4.7 m2 sail quiver range:

http://www.star-board.com/forum/showthread.php?t=5746

Cheers !

JM
13th December 2009 02:25 AM
Jean-Marc Agrelon,

I'm sure the Futura 93 is wide enough at the tail (40.5cm) to hold a 7.2 m2 sail + 38 cm fin with your XS light weight, but with a 4.7 m2 sail in 7 Bft, it could become a bit too wide underfoot.

FYI, I use a Kombat 86 2006 with 4.2-6.9 m2 sail range in 12-30+ knots for my 183 cm x 65 kg and it's a dream in rough and choppy seas.

Cheers !

JM
2nd December 2009 12:39 PM
Remi Hi Aigrelon,

This is not the sail to get the max performances on this board, but this will work with a 38 fin.

All the best
2nd December 2009 09:55 AM
agrelon One more thing I forgot to ask, I saw the recommended sail range for the 93 was up to 6.5m, but I have cambered 7.2m for light winds.

I've never really sailed a board with a sail that was too big for it so I don't know what would feel wrong/not work.

Would this setup be sailable? Would I need a bigger fin?

Thanks.
2nd December 2009 09:25 AM
agrelon Thanks for the positive feed back. I think I will go for the 93 as I getting it for France, where the wind is much more stable than my year spot (hong kong). Also, I have a 4.7 which would probably work better on it than on the 101.

Cheers, can't wait to sail it maxed out!
1st December 2009 02:59 PM
Remi Hi Agrelon,

With your weight and I supopse your 6mē sails, I recommand you the Futura 93. This board is particularly fast in choppy condition, easy to control, jibe and jump.

All the best
1st December 2009 12:02 PM
agrelon
Futura 93 or 101?

Hi,

I'm looking to buy a one board solution for medium to high wind. I'm thinking either the Futura 101 or 93. My current board is 106l and fairly easy to jibe. I read in reviews that the futuras were really stable while none planning so I am also considering the 93.

I can water start no problem on both tacks, tack, occasionally get some air chophopping, and jibe on one side and occasionally on the other (depending on the wind).

What I really want to know is:

How much harder will the 93 be to jibe than the 101 (with 4 cm less width)?

At my weight (55kg) will I still be able to take the 101 out in high wind?

Is there a noticeable difference in top end speed between the two?

Naturally a smaller board will be easier to jump, but is it also possible to jump the 101 quite easily?

I wish I could test both boards out to answer these questions myself but unfortunately I can't, so I have to really on others' experience to make my choice.

Thanks.

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