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Forum: Windsurfing School 13th August 2010, 01:28 PM
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Posted By KTM450EXC
set up

Many thanks Roger.....The Futura is a 2008 but the V8 is 2007 not helium....Will this be ok?

The package has the Futura, carbon boom and a 460 and 490 carbon mast at real great price so all of the...
Forum: Windsurfing School 13th August 2010, 05:12 AM
Replies: 11
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Posted By KTM450EXC
NP V8 + Futura 133

Roger, been offered the above package with a 95% carbon mast on a great deal.....

Would the V8 be a suitable sail with my Rio....

Would a Future 133 be too small for my weight...I know they are...
Forum: Windsurfing School 10th August 2010, 03:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,742
Posted By KTM450EXC
Reponse.....

Thank you Roger... so to conclude is it worth me investing in the bigger fin OR putting the $$$ towards a second board that I will purchase in winter (my daughter aged 8Yrs will learn on the rio next...
Forum: Windsurfing School 9th August 2010, 02:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,742
Posted By KTM450EXC
Planing

Many thx for your support and positive remarks Roger!

Just to clarify, I have the std fin on board at the moment but a local shop has the drake R15 56cm....Is this the ideal fin for more...
Forum: Windsurfing School 9th August 2010, 05:36 AM
Replies: 11
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Posted By KTM450EXC
Rio Update

Hi All, I feel that Ive gone backward since my intensive intro to windsurfing last year however things are beginning to slot in once again...

Firstly a big thank you to Roger on advising a Rio...
Forum: Windsurfing School 4th January 2010, 04:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,193
Posted By KTM450EXC
Sail purchased!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Now its winter here in the UK and only the hardcore are surfing....

The shops are gagging for business and I managed to pick up the new NP Tempo for a fantastic price...

The Tempo is superlight...
Forum: Windsurfing School 18th September 2009, 02:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,109
Posted By KTM450EXC
Massive improvement

Roger Hi, the sailing conditions yesterday were nothing like the previous F5 experience and so everything was much more mild which gave me a chance to practise your advice.

The conditions were...
Forum: Windsurfing School 18th September 2009, 02:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,109
Posted By KTM450EXC
Foot Placement

OK I managed to get on the reservoir for a couple of hours and the first 50mins was superb .. the wind was light and consistent which enabled me to practise the tips Roger mentioned above...

When...
Forum: Windsurfing School 17th September 2009, 02:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,109
Posted By KTM450EXC
Tacking on the Rio

Wow Roger! This sounds totally different to what Ive been taught in principle...

BUT I'd kinda worked out the Rio has a different balance to the start/ N trance. My instructor has been telling me...
Forum: Windsurfing School 16th September 2009, 05:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,109
Posted By KTM450EXC
One way Street

I'm new to windsurfing ( done level 1) and had about 30Hrs on the water..

Yesterday was my first experience in a force 5 wind at Llandegfedd reservoir UK. In the little cove was fine but as soon...
Forum: Windsurfing School 16th September 2009, 05:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,657
Posted By KTM450EXC
One Way Street

Please ignore!!
Forum: Ask Our Team 6th September 2009, 02:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,376
Posted By KTM450EXC
Comparasin

Many thx Ian!

BTW - this is very helpful not at all boring so please do not get para!!

Thx
Matt
Forum: Ask Our Team 5th September 2009, 01:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,376
Posted By KTM450EXC
difference between go and rio

This probably sound like a daft question BUT apart from dagger board, what can the Go do that the rio cannot..

Ive looked at the stats, size/ litres/ sail size and cannot see an obvious different...
Forum: Windsurfing School 4th September 2009, 02:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,193
Posted By KTM450EXC
Roger/ Ken many thx for the advice.....will look...

Roger/ Ken many thx for the advice.....will look for a 6.5M/ 460mast..the wind ( according to wind guru is tupically 12Knots although sometimes a little gusty.

If a good deal falls on a 7M then I...
Forum: Windsurfing School 4th September 2009, 04:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,193
Posted By KTM450EXC
Ken , love the tip on 10 T+G's..thats really...

Ken , love the tip on 10 T+G's..thats really great...I guess you call it intensive learning..BUT thats great as right now I'm real keen to progress ( probably more mentally than time...
Forum: Windsurfing School 4th September 2009, 12:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,193
Posted By KTM450EXC
Rio

Ken Hi, my Rio is a 2009 Medium. Iam 6FT and about 14stone ( I think concerts into 85Kgs).

Iam very new to the sport and am practising the t+g's......Have not yet engaged with harness or...
Forum: Windsurfing School 2nd September 2009, 11:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,193
Posted By KTM450EXC
Larger sail for my Medium Rio

I currently have a tushy 5.5m express on my Rio and am looking for a larger sail just to get a little more performance particularly on light wind days.

What would you recommend? Like the express...
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