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Forum: Ask Our Team 30th December 2011, 05:12 PM
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Posted By bushfire.one
I collected my new raceboard from Sam at WSnS...

I collected my new raceboard from Sam at WSnS this morning - it was delivered late yesterday. After closely examining the four boards I selected mine, strapped it onto the roof racks and then drove...
Forum: Ask Our Team 19th October 2011, 06:12 PM
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Views: 28,487
Posted By bushfire.one
Hi pfaffi, Most people who have bought a 167W...

Hi pfaffi,
Most people who have bought a 167W in this area are using a VMG M73 fin (VMG fins are made in Sydney,Australia by Chris Ting). This fin was originally developed for the HWR but seem to...
Forum: Ask Our Team 17th October 2011, 04:25 PM
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Views: 28,487
Posted By bushfire.one
Hi psicowind, I can't comment on the 167,...

Hi psicowind,
I can't comment on the 167, because I haven't seen it, but I am very impressed with the 167 Wide. The windiest I used it in is only 15 knots, and it is surprisingly very easy to use -...
Forum: Ask Our Team 14th October 2011, 06:46 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 28,487
Posted By bushfire.one
First sail on the 167W - light 8-12 knots wind,...

First sail on the 167W - light 8-12 knots wind, with small short sharp chop. Sail : 10.7m NP RSR (on its last legs!) I weigh about 78kg.

It took about 10 mins to get comfortable but then I had a...
Forum: Ask Our Team 13th October 2011, 04:56 PM
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Views: 28,487
Posted By bushfire.one
Chris Ting (Mr VMG fins) has been out on his new...

Chris Ting (Mr VMG fins) has been out on his new 167W in light winds and is really impressed with the performance - check out the Seabreeze forum. A more detailed report after this weekend's racing.
Forum: Ask Our Team 12th October 2011, 04:35 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 28,487
Posted By bushfire.one
Just taken delivery of a 167W. Looks like a real...

Just taken delivery of a 167W. Looks like a real machine. Racing with it this weekend. Weight = 9.4kg.
The board shape at the rear is quite complex, both deckside and underneath - a real work of...
Forum: Ask Our Team 29th September 2011, 03:49 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 17,774
Posted By bushfire.one
Hi Remi, What fins have you used in the...

Hi Remi,

What fins have you used in the Phantom 377? Given the wide tail area when planing I would imagine that there are a lot of possibilities with respect to fin stiffness, twist and rake. In...
Forum: Ask Our Team 29th August 2011, 07:40 PM
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Views: 28,487
Posted By bushfire.one
New Formula 167 Wide

Wow - wide tail / parallel rails or what!!:)

Remi - what fins were working well in your testing and development?
Forum: Ask Our Team 26th August 2011, 03:45 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 17,774
Posted By bushfire.one
Sounds like there will be no Phantom 377s sold in...

Sounds like there will be no Phantom 377s sold in Canada!!
I'll post my opinions as soon as I get my hands on one - probably December:D

I must admit that volume isn't everything. I was (at 90kg)...
Forum: Ask Our Team 12th August 2011, 06:11 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 17,774
Posted By bushfire.one
Sailboarder - There are several...

Sailboarder -

There are several International One-design classes that are active :

Bic T293
Starboard Formula Experience (only non-raceboard class compatible)
NeilPryde RS:X
Kona One Design...
Forum: Ask Our Team 11th August 2011, 07:21 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 17,774
Posted By bushfire.one
This is the ongoing dilemma with a manufacturer...

This is the ongoing dilemma with a manufacturer trying to innovate - do they not change anything to keep previous customers "happy" knowing that they are on the latest kit or do the try to make the...
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