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Forum: Free Forum 8th October 2013, 01:59 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 8,628
Posted By Crash
Smile Ultrasonic 10m to 6.5m

Just a mention I usually sail a formula board but going to Spain I could only carry one board.
I choose the Starboard Ultrasonic for its huge sail and wind range.
My 10 meter sail is a Neil Pryde...
Forum: Ask Our Team 26th June 2011, 06:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,393
Posted By Crash
Measured from where? Thats the problem,...

Measured from where?

Thats the problem, very often the stickers are 5cm out, if measured from the only fixed point the fin bolt position.

Of course this varies with the boards fin box...
Forum: Ask Our Team 25th June 2011, 09:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,393
Posted By Crash
Mast Foot Position

Mast foot position is very important depending on sail size and fin size but many manufacturers seem to just stick there logos indicating mast foot position randomly on the boards.

The accepted...
Forum: Ask Our Team 15th May 2011, 05:41 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,275
Posted By Crash
Small Sail Formula Exspierence

I understand th Formula Experience board is the same as the Starboard 160 Formula Board but different construction?
I was fascinated to read Remi on the recent light wind forum that sails as small...
Forum: Free Forum 15th May 2011, 05:20 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 686
Posted By Crash
wrong forum

wrong forum
Forum: Ask Our Team 24th April 2011, 12:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,532
Posted By Crash
Overdrive 9.7 with Blue Line 530. Difficult to...

Overdrive 9.7 with Blue Line 530. Difficult to get here and very exspensive!

The 2006 Neilpryde RS6 9.8m2 Formula sails seem to come onto the market from time to time.
Was the RS6 a good sail...
Forum: Ask Our Team 17th April 2011, 08:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,532
Posted By Crash
Sail for starboard 160

Im still using a Starboard 160 formula board and Exocet 2010 but my existing sail Naish Slalom 10 meter is getting a bit worn, cracking monofilm etc. Can you recommend a good 10 meter formula or...
Forum: Ask Our Team 23rd June 2010, 05:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,621
Posted By Crash
Roger fins are espensive how small a fin can I...

Roger fins are espensive how small a fin can I use on my S/B 160, I weigh 70kilo and use a 10 meter Naish sail, 100% carbon mast and HPL boom?
Thanks
Crash
Forum: Ask Our Team 19th June 2010, 09:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,621
Posted By Crash
Mast foot position to go fast

I keep on moving my mast foot back on my Starboard 160 Formula board and my JP Slalom pro 84 134 litres and it seems the further back you go the faster the board goes is that right?
I seem to be at...
Forum: Free Forum 19th June 2010, 08:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,723
Posted By Crash
Flown with my Formula kit no problem, get a...

Flown with my Formula kit no problem, get a wheeled sail and mast bag and tie your board on to move around the airport.
Max weight 32 kilos per bag, best if going with friend as it only costs about...
Forum: Free Forum 24th May 2009, 12:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 992
Posted By Crash
I took my formula kit to Tarifa cost £75.00 flew...

I took my formula kit to Tarifa cost £75.00 flew into Gibraltar. Used a handirack on top of a small hire car worked a treat, lot cheaper than hiring, flew Monach.
Crash
Forum: Ask Our Team 9th May 2009, 04:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,801
Posted By Crash
2008-2009 Futura

Were there any changes to the 2009 Futura 122-133L from the 2008 version?
Crash
Forum: Free Forum 1st May 2009, 02:49 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,624
Posted By Crash
Try a Apollo or any of the formula boards 160...

Try a Apollo or any of the formula boards 160 onwards with a 40cm weed fin for early planning its outstanding and just keeps going if the wind picks up. Many of the huge fins a pigs as soon as it...
Forum: Windsurfing School 28th April 2009, 03:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,133
Posted By Crash
Can confirm a great all round fin the 40cm. I...

Can confirm a great all round fin the 40cm. I use nothing else now on my Apollo and 160 in all weather, even used it with a 7 meter on the 160 when it was really blowing still in control.
Crash
Forum: Ask Our Team 29th March 2009, 04:45 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,099
Posted By Crash
Starboard Formula Junior 136

Can anyone give me more information on this board Starboard Formula Junior 136? I got it to use abroad as I could see my 160 getting trashed.
I weigh 75 kilos, the board I understand is more than...
Forum: Free Forum 23rd March 2009, 03:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,168
Posted By Crash
Ive got a 2007 Apollo its certainly a handful as...

Ive got a 2007 Apollo its certainly a handful as the wind picks up with the standard 75cm fin. I weigh 75 kilos and normally use Point 7 AC-2 9.7 sail.
I dropped down to a Deb R17 + 6 which gave a...
Forum: Free Forum 20th February 2009, 03:54 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,029
Posted By Crash
Boom Width

How much does the boom width affect the handling of large sails on Formula gear?
I use two booms on my Point 7 Ac-2 9.7 the widest certainly gives me more control but is there a boom thatís...
Forum: Free Forum 6th February 2009, 02:28 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,366
Posted By Crash
Remi is the R20 +6 a good fin for the 160? I...

Remi is the R20 +6 a good fin for the 160? I weigh 75 kilos using Point 7 AC-2 9.7 meter or Tushingham Spitfire 12.5 meter. I just couldnt get the FE version here in the UK though it was my first...
Forum: Free Forum 1st February 2009, 08:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,211
Posted By Crash
As written on the sail "Ideal mast 520 Imacs 32...

As written on the sail "Ideal mast 520 Imacs 32 compatable mast 490 Imacs 29. The Gaastra Ignition mast is fantastically light 1.75 kilo but with a Imacs 34 is a bit to hard for the sail I think in...
Forum: Free Forum 30th January 2009, 01:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,211
Posted By Crash
Thanks for the information, I presumed that in...

Thanks for the information, I presumed that in order to get a mast with a reasonable bend characheristic the wall thickness would be the same with no reinforcement. With a good boom head with...
Forum: Free Forum 28th January 2009, 03:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,211
Posted By Crash
What a difference a Mast Makes

Amazing difference changing a mast can make. I normally use a Gaastra Ignition 520 100% carbon mast on my Point 7 AC-2 9.7 meter sail with 15cm extension. This gives quite a flat profile with very...
Forum: Windsurfing School 22nd January 2009, 09:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,898
Posted By Crash
Hi Iím having very similar issues with both my SB...

Hi Iím having very similar issues with both my SB 160 and Apollo, its seems the air vent is nearly always closed when the air temp is warmer than the water temp creating quite a vacuum. Even with a...
Forum: Windsurfing School 28th December 2008, 05:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,980
Posted By Crash
Smile Roger Id rigged two sails 6.2 and a 7.8 but just...

Roger Id rigged two sails 6.2 and a 7.8 but just wanted to check out the conditions as there were so many different sail sizes being used 5.4 up to 9 meters. I stuck the 7,8 on my 160 (yes its 100 cm...
Forum: Windsurfing School 28th December 2008, 03:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,980
Posted By Crash
Smile Harness Hook Height

Roger I always adjust my harness hook up for my Slalom Board Exocet WS80 but as the wind dropped I stuck my sail on my Starboard 160 but forgot to drop it down but I found that I was more in control...
Forum: Ask Our Team 30th October 2008, 04:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,329
Posted By Crash
Hi Toddewell I use awolfgang Lesstinger 40cm weed...

Hi Toddewell I use awolfgang Lesstinger 40cm weed fin yes Im finding the lift it gives is more than the 75cm fin on my Apollo. I stuck it on my S/B 160 in its max back position it just took off in...
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