Go Back   Starboard Forums > Search Forums

Showing results 1 to 25 of 77
Search took 0.02 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: tonymatta
Forum: Free Forum 5th October 2013, 10:51 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,086
Posted By tonymatta
Unless you have very close competition, I would...

Unless you have very close competition, I would recommend you keep the fin you have.
If you like to spend money then then get the other one. I think you will find it difficult to tell the...
Forum: Ask Our Team 5th September 2013, 03:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,328
Posted By tonymatta
The 320 is very good in subplaning. The 380 long...

The 320 is very good in subplaning. The 380 long boards will always be better for straight line subplaning speed. If you are not racing, then the 320 is more fun to sail because of easier turning...
Forum: Ask Our Team 24th August 2013, 12:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,328
Posted By tonymatta
I have sailed my 320 with a smaller fin to sail...

I have sailed my 320 with a smaller fin to sail in shallow water. If you are sailing in light winds (subplanning), I dont find that it makes any performance difference. the board is noticeably...
Forum: Ask Our Team 1st August 2013, 01:02 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,898
Posted By tonymatta
I have sailed both in competition and in various...

I have sailed both in competition and in various conditions.
The 320 is far superior in upwind speed and angle, particularly in light winds.
I think that is because of the longer water line length,...
Forum: Ask Our Team 17th October 2012, 09:33 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,345
Posted By tonymatta
9.5 sail for phantom 295

Hi Remi

You mentioned a 9.5m sail in your video promotion for the Phuket King’s Cup Regatta.
Have you added 9.5 yellow sail to the range or are you using the severn 9.5 RB sail?
Which one will...
Forum: Free Forum 2nd October 2012, 11:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,929
Posted By tonymatta
I use the phantom for racing and wouldn't use...

I use the phantom for racing and wouldn't use anything but camed sails. If you are not racing, then I can't see why you wouldn't use what ever you feel like using or alread own. All the sails are a...
Forum: Free Forum 17th September 2012, 08:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,834
Posted By tonymatta
The reason most of us end up with multiple boards...

The reason most of us end up with multiple boards is because none of them are good for everything.
You will have plenty of fun with either the small or medium Rio. They are the best suited for...
Forum: Ask Our Team 24th June 2012, 08:13 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 17,733
Posted By tonymatta
Hi Remi. Do you have a large lightwind...

Hi Remi. Do you have a large lightwind centreboard for the phantom295? One person is hoding one in the photo from the world titles.
Forum: Free Forum 27th April 2012, 01:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,999
Posted By tonymatta
If it is possible for you, start by taking some...

If it is possible for you, start by taking some lessons with hire gear. It will all make more sense to you after that.
Go to your loacal sailing spot and talk to those who are windsurfing there. ...
Forum: Free Forum 2nd April 2012, 07:21 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,911
Posted By tonymatta
I have sailed the Phantom 295 and 320 as well as...

I have sailed the Phantom 295 and 320 as well as techno 293 OD.
The technos are an older design, not so refined but still do a remarkably good job.
The phantoms have better fin and centreboard and...
Forum: Ask Our Team 21st February 2012, 11:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,792
Posted By tonymatta
I used the phantom 8.5 last weekend. It was very...

I used the phantom 8.5 last weekend. It was very light, great cam rotation. Plenty of low end power and very mnageable in the prevailing 15knots. can't yet say what it will be like in stronger...
Forum: Ask Our Team 13th February 2012, 04:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,792
Posted By tonymatta
Sevrne Raceboard 8.5 v phantom 8.5 sail

What is the difference between these two sails.
Has anyone tried both?

Remi?
Forum: Ask Our Team 3rd February 2012, 12:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 7,628
Posted By tonymatta
Waterloo, Having tried it, My opinion would be...

Waterloo, Having tried it, My opinion would be that It depends what you want to use it for.
As a fun board it would be good because of the large volume and versatility in light and strong wind.
For...
Forum: Ask Our Team 6th January 2012, 07:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 7,628
Posted By tonymatta
I got my 295 a couple of weeks ago. First...

I got my 295 a couple of weeks ago.
First impresions, comparing to my Phantom 320.
It is more maneoverable with with the shorter length. This also makes it more work to keep it pointing upwind. ...
Forum: Free Forum 10th December 2011, 02:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,918
Posted By tonymatta
I am guessing that if you have chop that the wind...

I am guessing that if you have chop that the wind is not so light. In that case if you are still only reaching, I would be looking for a cheap old slalom board rather than a cheap old formula board,...
Forum: Free Forum 5th December 2011, 05:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,918
Posted By tonymatta
The formula boards are optimised for up and...

The formula boards are optimised for up and downwind sailing. All the improvements are aimed at this. I wouldn't bother spending money on an other formula board if you already have one. They are...
Forum: Ask Our Team 30th September 2011, 01:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,974
Posted By tonymatta
I also had a problem with the screws when I...

I also had a problem with the screws when I received my new phantomm 320 a couple of months ago.

They are simply too long for the holes. I snaped the tip of the philips screw driver as I tried to...
Forum: Windsurfing School 28th September 2011, 06:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 5,198
Posted By tonymatta
Take the Rio and a smaller board later. ...

Take the Rio and a smaller board later.

Having a centreboard allows you to enjoy the light wind sailing much more. spending time on the water in light wind builds your balance and sail handling...
Forum: Ask Our Team 15th September 2011, 06:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,295
Posted By tonymatta
I have raced on my RSX and phantom 320, and bic...

I have raced on my RSX and phantom 320, and bic Hybrid against RSX and techno 293. they are really not that different. The bigest variable I noticed is sail size. The next bigest is sailor skills....
Forum: Ask Our Team 13th September 2011, 10:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,295
Posted By tonymatta
New hybrid length

I was reading in the minutes of the raceboard class AGM that the new Hybrid length will be 310cm.

So will the phantom 320 (including previous year models) only be able to race in the main...
Forum: Ask Our Team 8th September 2011, 05:40 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 17,733
Posted By tonymatta
Why are the two new phantoms not the product menu...

Why are the two new phantoms not the product menu on the website?
Forum: Free Forum 4th July 2011, 07:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,442
Posted By tonymatta
I have used Ram 8.4 amd V8 10.5. Now I use...

I have used Ram 8.4 amd V8 10.5. Now I use Gastra Vapor8.4 and 9.3. Same as Belscorpio, I find the race sail so much more stable in the strong wind and more powerful in the light wind. The race...
Forum: Ask Our Team 29th April 2011, 10:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,032
Posted By tonymatta
I have been sailing the 320 2009 for the last...

I have been sailing the 320 2009 for the last couple of years. Mostly for racing. I am very happy with it.

I think that the only advantage that the 380 will provide is in light wind racing...
Forum: Free Forum 7th March 2011, 08:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,283
Posted By tonymatta
You are better to spend the money on sails just...

You are better to spend the money on sails just as you planed. The best way to get more planing time is bigger sails for the lighter days rather than different boards. The go 144 should handle at...
Forum: Free Forum 19th February 2011, 04:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,747
Posted By tonymatta
I read somewhere on the RS racing site that the...

I read somewhere on the RS racing site that the small sails were flextop and the larger sails constant curve.
Showing results 1 to 25 of 77

 
Forum Jump

All times are GMT +7. The time now is 01:13 AM.