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gaston 10th December 2006 05:05 AM

fin for 147?
Hi, i'm an 70 kg 147 starb windsurfer from Argentina and i've few questions.. best fins for this board with 10,7 rs5 ? up to 14? and from there to 20? how can i make to get REAL speeeed with this combo?B) low wind planing doesnt too much problem for me, but when the wind pick up I slow down like too much people arround 70kgs, how can i trim to get the performance? but the REAL ONE!


erling 13th December 2006 04:24 AM

RE: fin for 147?
Hi gaston.

No expert racer here... But as your question has been left unanswered for a few days, I thought I would share my experiences.

For light wind days I like my Deboichet R13 70 S+ +6, but when the wind sets in I switch to the R12 70 M+ (and a smaller sail). It is fast, but the angle is reduced.

I have been playing a little with the newer R17. In short I have found that the R17 M is a little dead feeling, whereas the R17 S is too powerful for the F147 board (and our weight). So my expectation is that the less powerful R16 S or S+ could work well.

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