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Forum: French Forum 14th July 2015, 08:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,553
Posted By Jean-Marc
Petite mise à jour en vidéo de la windSUP 12'2" x...

Petite mise à jour en vidéo de la windSUP 12'2" x 30" Freeride Deluxe + voile Overdrive 7.5 m2 et windsurf old-school 40 ans après la découverte de la Windsurfer originale par un pote de 70 kg :
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Forum: French Forum 14th July 2015, 08:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,696
Posted By Jean-Marc
Petite mise à jour en vidéo de la SUPer 10'0" + voile...

Petite mise à jour en vidéo de la SUPer 10'0" + voile NCX 9.0 m2 et freestyle old-school par un pote de 105 kg :

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H-cGk23bBfI

A+

JM
Forum: Ask Our Team 14th July 2015, 08:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,435
Posted By Jean-Marc
I've sailed the HS105 for a decade but their...

I've sailed the HS105 for a decade but their unique advantage was their phenomenal sailing range with a unique board : 5.4/6.6/8.2 or 8.6/10.6 or 11 m2 sail with 26/32/40/54 or 55 cm fins. Wind range...
Forum: French Forum 14th July 2015, 07:26 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 31,763
Posted By Jean-Marc
Voici en vidéo une petite mise à jour de...

Voici en vidéo une petite mise à jour de l'utilisation de ma iSonic 53 speed avec une voile de 5.4 m2 dans un bon mistral de 20 à 28 noeuds sur un plan d'eau très haché au lac du Monteynard :
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Forum: Ask Our Team 11th June 2015, 08:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,435
Posted By Jean-Marc
I used to sail my HS105 with a Deboichet...

I used to sail my HS105 with a Deboichet speed-slalom 26 cm fin with a 5.4 m2 sail for my 65 kg weight in 20-25 knots winds with very good control. I tried once a 4.7 m2 sail in 25-30 knots wind but...
Forum: Free Forum 5th June 2015, 07:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 343
Posted By Jean-Marc
Hi, A 22 cm wave fin should be spot on for...

Hi,

A 22 cm wave fin should be spot on for your smallest sail whereas a 24 cm wave fin should be fine for your largest sail. I wouldn't overfin the 37 cm wide tail because you don't have outboard...
Forum: French Forum 22nd May 2015, 06:09 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 364
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: 1,259
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: 1,259
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: 9,096
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: 11
Views: 859
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: 11
Views: 859
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: 1,393
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: 11
Views: 859
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: 341
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: 1,259
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: 1,393
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: 1,393
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: 1,259
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: 703
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: 703
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: 703
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: 14
Views: 3,812
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: 477
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: 12,194
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...
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