hi guys... i'm just a beginner. i already use harness but not in the footstraps yet. i'm 5'11" and 200lbs. i'm planning to get a new futura but can't decide on what volume to purchase. condtions her in my place where i sail is 15kts average with choppy waters sometimes. any suggestions on the volume of board i should get? is technora more durable than wood? i want to get a much durably futura because i know i will learn on it and maybe damage it later on. thanks...