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Vict90 13th January 2010 04:32 AM

Futura's Wind range
 
Hi, I've bought the new futura 111lt wood 2010 and I've got a 6.6 Hot sails maui speed xp, I just wanna know with how many wind can I use This board with this sail. I think i could use it with 15 knots to up. What do you think about it?
Thanks a lot for answers!

COACHG 13th January 2010 06:31 AM

Fin, water conditions, setup, skill, weight, height ....
Too many variables.

Coachg

Ken 13th January 2010 09:20 PM

15 knots may be the limit for an advanced beginner that weighs 70 kg. An expert weighing 90 kg may be able to handle 30 knots.

Like Coachg said = too many variables.

Vict90 - what is your skill level and how much do you weigh? Do you sail in open water or flat water?

Vict90 13th January 2010 09:54 PM

Oh sure, :D
So, I'm 70 kg, and I'm 1,70m tall. The water is flat, or sometimes choppy. I'm quite good! The fin is the original one, 38 cm Freeride glide.
=)

Ken 13th January 2010 11:56 PM

With time on the board to get comfortable, you should be able to handle at least 20 knots in flat water. You may be able to go over 20, but you will probably need a smaller fin and smaller sail. In 20 knots in open or slightly protected water with 1/2+ meter chop, the ride will be a little crazy with the 6.6.

For you, I think the board is best suited for a 7.2 sail in about 11-14 knots. 6.6 sail in 12-18 knots and a 5.8 sail in 18-22 knots.

I haven't sailed this board, so these are just estimates. Hopefully someone your size with an F111 will jump in and provide a better estimate.

Vict90 14th January 2010 05:26 AM

thanks, I agree with you.


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