RE: hybrid formula
For balance I have to say that I have never been so dissapointed as after a few sessions on a HF. I think the shape is probably good and non planning it's ok, but the weight really makes it reluctant to plane and physical when it does. I guess that in a blow that weight will hold it down over/through the chop. I also accept that none of the other hybrids seem better (not tried the Bic). But for me I will keep using a Gsport lifter on a Free Formula for these conditions. Light and simple is the windsurf way , no ?