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Forum: French Forum 22nd May 2015, 06:09 PM
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Posted By Jean-Marc
Test Kode Freewave 81 carbone 2015

Conditions : lac Léman
Vent : 18-25 noeuds onshore (bise NE)
Houle : 1 m
Rider : 183 cm x 65 kg
Voile : Severne Blade 5.5 m2
Planche : Kode Freewave 81 carbone 2015
PDM : pile 50%
Footstraps :...
Forum: Free Forum 2nd May 2015, 12:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 828
Posted By Jean-Marc
Futura 134 + 48 cm fin + 8.5 m2 sail : planing as...

Futura 134 + 48 cm fin + 8.5 m2 sail : planing as of 10 knots by pumping the sail ? Yes.
No need to go with a 50 cm fin, it just adds unnecessary drag. I tried a 52 cm fin, it just felt like an...
Forum: Free Forum 2nd May 2015, 11:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 828
Posted By Jean-Marc
Thanks to bring another key element into the...

Thanks to bring another key element into the equation : wind quality.

The big advantage we have at 65 kg light weight is that it's doable to plane as of 7 knots of wind with a 80 cm wide board and...
Forum: Windsurfing School 29th April 2015, 09:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 8,470
Posted By Jean-Marc
Sandy, Agree with Roger. Have a look at...

Sandy,

Agree with Roger. Have a look at pictures on page 76 of this paper below about footstrap's size, width and spread. Take the freeride setup example :...
Forum: Free Forum 29th April 2015, 08:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 404
Posted By Jean-Marc
I remember Remi saying that a C3 Venom fin was a...

I remember Remi saying that a C3 Venom fin was a very good match to a Futura board 5 years ago : "on the Futura the Venom is perfect, very good combination of gliding, comfort, top end speed and very...
Forum: Free Forum 29th April 2015, 08:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 404
Posted By Jean-Marc
The Atom 110 is larger than the Atom 100, both at...

The Atom 110 is larger than the Atom 100, both at max width and at tail width (OFO). The recommended fin and sail size that I described above are only valid for the Atom 100 as requested by the...
Forum: Free Forum 29th April 2015, 07:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 989
Posted By Jean-Marc
Yes, that's correct : 20-25 knots with a 5.5 sail...

Yes, that's correct : 20-25 knots with a 5.5 sail + 24 cm Drake Natural Wave fin (which is quite narrow and rather small in term of surface*). I also use a 6.2 sail in 15-20 kts, a 4.7 sail in 25-30...
Forum: Free Forum 29th April 2015, 12:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 404
Posted By Jean-Marc
Hi, Here you go for Atom IQ 100 : ...

Hi,

Here you go for Atom IQ 100 :

http://www.star-board-windsurfing.com/2015/products/boards/atom-iq

Recommended fin size : 30/31/32/33/34/35/36/38 cm

Recommended sail size :...
Forum: Ask Our Team 29th April 2015, 11:57 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 149
Posted By Jean-Marc
Hi, ...

Hi,

http://www.star-board-windsurfing.com/2014/products/boards/quad
http://www.star-board-windsurfing.com/2015/products/charts/colors

It's called Fluorescent Orange for your 2014 Quad.

I'm...
Forum: Free Forum 29th April 2015, 07:17 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 828
Posted By Jean-Marc
If you want early planing, speed, upwind, wind...

If you want early planing, speed, upwind, wind range 8-13 knots and limit yourself with say a 7.5-8.5 m2 sail, why not considering a Race board + raceboard sail ? Below 10 knots, you will be in...
Forum: Free Forum 28th April 2015, 05:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 989
Posted By Jean-Marc
Hi, The stock freewave 26 cm fin that came...

Hi,

The stock freewave 26 cm fin that came with your 2012 Kode 86 is just fine for a crossover or B&J program. It's a good compromise between grip and playfullness, althought a bit big with your...
Forum: Free Forum 28th April 2015, 09:05 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 989
Posted By Jean-Marc
Hi, I tried the Kode 86 FSW carbon 2014 with...

Hi,

I tried the Kode 86 FSW carbon 2014 with the following sails/fins for my 65 kg weight :
- Severne Blade 5.5 m2, 24 cm wave fin, 3 footstraps inboard and forward : really nice in 20-25 knots...
Forum: Free Forum 28th April 2015, 08:49 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 828
Posted By Jean-Marc
Hi, I weight 65 kg and I have an iSonic 117...

Hi,

I weight 65 kg and I have an iSonic 117 Wide 2012 carbon. Here are my wind ranges :
- 7-12 knots with a Reflex II 11.0 m2 sail and a Select RS7 Silver 55 cm or a Deboichet R16SL 54 cm fin.
-...
Forum: Ask Our Team 25th April 2015, 01:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 376
Posted By Jean-Marc
Davide, WRT minimalistic quiver, picture...

Davide,

WRT minimalistic quiver, picture this : when I was in SF as a student with limited budget, I did everything with 1 board (custom Hi-Tech 8'6" x 22" x 80L), 3 wave sails (NP RAF Wave...
Forum: Ask Our Team 24th April 2015, 12:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 376
Posted By Jean-Marc
Davide, I used to live in SF for 3 years a...

Davide,

I used to live in SF for 3 years a long time ago, so I know very well all the diversity that the Bay area can offer to the most hardcore-addicted rider.

Here are my thoughts on that...
Forum: Ask Our Team 23rd April 2015, 12:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 376
Posted By Jean-Marc
Davide, 2 questions : - Are you going to...

Davide,

2 questions :
- Are you going to do some wavesailing at Ocean Beach or Waddell Creek or are you only sailing around the bay for hardcore freeride, freerace and slalom ?
- Is the HSM...
Forum: Ask Our Team 23rd April 2015, 12:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,617
Posted By Jean-Marc
Great news indeed. Looking forward to see these...

Great news indeed. Looking forward to see these new speed babies...:)

Cheers !

JM
Forum: Ask Our Team 7th April 2015, 11:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 292
Posted By Jean-Marc
Olivier, The SUPer wave 8'10" doesn't have a...

Olivier,

The SUPer wave 8'10" doesn't have a centerboard nor a centerfin*. It will be a problem for your son when he will learn windsurfing in light wind : he will drift sideways, unable to make...
Forum: Ask Our Team 3rd April 2015, 10:13 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 11,181
Posted By Jean-Marc
Agree with Roger. It's better to avoid applying...

Agree with Roger. It's better to avoid applying any sort of harsh organic solvent on an epoxy sandwich hull. If anything goes wrong, it could do more harm if the solvent starts to creep into the...
Forum: French Forum 21st March 2015, 11:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 850
Posted By Jean-Marc
Salut Daniel, Christine a très bien résumé les...

Salut Daniel,

Christine a très bien résumé les sensations ressenties dès que l'on monte sur une Futura : c'est doux, facile à jiber dans le chantier et nettement moins exigeant à la dépense physique qu'une...
Forum: Free Forum 21st March 2015, 10:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 789
Posted By Jean-Marc
I also own an iS117W and use it mainly with 7.7,...

I also own an iS117W and use it mainly with 7.7, 8.6 and 11 m2 sails. Fins are 40, 44 and 54 cm, respectively.
The iS117W is a very nice light wind blaster, providing you've got the right sail and...
Forum: Ask Our Team 9th March 2015, 07:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 979
Posted By Jean-Marc
Foils are the future for sure : just look at...

Foils are the future for sure : just look at kitefoiling, small dinghy sailing (foiling Moth), small- (class C, Phantom) and large-class (AC45, AC72) foiling cats . It's blossoming everywhere.
...
Forum: French Forum 29th January 2015, 10:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 673
Posted By Jean-Marc
JFL, Hélas, pas essayée non plus. Navré de ne pas...

JFL,
Hélas, pas essayée non plus. Navré de ne pas pouvoir t'aider.

Juste un point important : suite à de nombreuses demandes sur nos forums, l'Atom IQ 100 possède un boitier d'aileron Powerbox, ce qui...
Forum: French Forum 23rd January 2015, 07:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 802
Posted By Jean-Marc
La Phantom 295 a une construction Tufskin, gage...

La Phantom 295 a une construction Tufskin, gage de solidité accrue pour les jeunes raceboarder en herbe. Le long rail de PDM réglable et le très long puit de dérive (+ les renforts internes) ajoutent aussi...
Forum: French Forum 23rd January 2015, 10:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 802
Posted By Jean-Marc
JFL, Christine t'a donné de bons conseils. Au...

JFL,

Christine t'a donné de bons conseils. Au vu des dimensions de ta Futura 122 de 2011 (72 cm largeur maxi, 46.3 cm largeur OFO), je ne pense pas que tu vas gagner grand chose en plage basse en...
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