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Old 15th February 2009, 08:54 PM   #3
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: Belgium
Posts: 69

Hello Engineer

After 1 year I switched from the big boats, rented at my surfclub, to a Starboard Aero 117L. It was hard working that year but I had and did learn a lot (also thanks to my surffriends). After 1 year with the Aero , I was waterstarting, gybing, footstraps and so on. After that year with the aero I sold my board and bought myself a Futura 101L. This year I hope to learn the carve-gybe.

But I think that also the conditions are important to compare. I mostly surfed on a well known surfspot in Holland, this means constant and powerfull wind. So good learning conditions. My weight is 70kg.

I think if you buy yourself a 120L board, maybe a futura, you can make (comfortable) the step to smaller boards and always keep that board for days with less wind.
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