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taylor tootoo 29th June 2012 03:05 AM

Starboard boards suck
 
Tried a futura today, worst turning and handling board I have ever ridden.

Haggar 29th June 2012 03:19 AM

...... well I love mine. Handles chop with ease and gybes a treat

Macka Packa 29th June 2012 06:03 AM

I wonder what you are comparing it too? I had a couple of the 2008s and thought they were pretty good.

Unregistered 29th June 2012 09:43 AM

if one is to comment on something in a negative fashion, there must have been a comparison

in other words - what are you coming the futura with
if the Futura sucks - in your opinion - then which board is great in chop n turns ??

Gyurmo 29th June 2012 12:10 PM

hi taylor tootoo,

you surprise me, cos i felt Futura very easy jiber and easy to handle board (actually easier than iSonic), one of the best from our flat water range. but if you tried Futura after the use of Evo or Flare i have to be agree with you.

so i agree with macka packa, the question is turning bad compare to ???

by the way what size of fin do you use in which size futura and what is your sail size and weight?

cheers,
gyurmo

nonopr 4th July 2012 10:32 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by taylor tootoo (Post 57371)
Tried a futura today, worst turning and handling board I have ever ridden.

you are the loser her. hahahahahah

kennatt 13th July 2012 06:58 AM

probably a miss type ment to say BEST instead of worst.because it is without doubt the best.

Unregistered 3rd August 2012 01:33 AM

crap turns
 
i agree with taylor doo doo,
i tried the futura in maui at kanaha beach on a marginal day, with the biggest sail Kanaha kai had for rental a 6.0 something, hot sails fire i think.
It turned like crap when i went on a wave , and by crap i mean in comparison to the series of kodes and quads the week before, in waves in 4.2 conditions.
yup when i tried that futura in comparison on a wave doing a cutback yeah turned like crap.
but it was a heck of alot faster, and gybed nice around some marks the race guys put out , racing custom boards and neil pryde race sails, i mean I almost kept up! but they were running 7.0 at least.

shredulato

Unregistered 3rd August 2012 10:43 AM

Yes, I agree, my ferrari is really crap in the desert compared to my 4-wheel drive Jeep. Jeezes, what a crap.

Unregistered 6th August 2012 11:56 AM

haha! maybe taylor poopoo can't windsurf? C'mon the futura is insane and it turns easy as hell... want something difficult get a 20 year old f2 sputnik, the one with Gorby on it...


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