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Old 19th September 2006, 12:18 PM   #3
rod_r
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Default RE: That pesky rear footstrap

Hi Matthew

I agree with Roger. Get those footstraps out :-). I have the FF 158 and on the weekend was sailing overpowered on a 7.6 and even with my 70cm Drake fin, (only one I have) the board maintained great control.

I am amazed how well these boards sail with smaller sails. It must have something to do with the very short length. I was flying over chop which would have given me some problems on my 66cm wide but 270cm long RRD, even with a HUGE 70cm fin hanging out the back :-).

I have also used a Ft158 with a 6.5 and 64cm fin in flat water and had a great time.

regards,

rod
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