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tx7 13th February 2011 12:45 AM

futura sizing
 
Hi All
I live far from the nearest test center so test riding is not an option. So if you are picking a board from the range that the Futura's have. Do I use body weight, Sail size, or volume to pick the right size Futura for me.
The board I want to replace is a Carve 111. This board is good for me from 7.0 to 4.2

NWF 13th February 2011 02:03 PM

Can you waterstart? Whats your weight and type of sails you wish to use and lastly at which end of the intended range do you use the most.. e.g more 7m than 4.2 or visa versa? Fresh or salt water and water state conditons? Coastal, sheltered bump and jump?

Rgds Al

PG 14th February 2011 01:35 AM

Generally, knowing very little about your needs (and weight, and skills), look more at the width than the volume when picking a board with similar range.

tx7 14th February 2011 08:20 AM

Yes I waterstart. Weight 175 pounds. 6.0 and 5.0 is most used sail. Bay,salt water, flat to bump and jump

thanks
frank


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