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Old 10th February 2010, 09:53 AM   #5
Join Date: Apr 2009
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Originally Posted by Farlo View Post
JP SX106 has not much power in tail, and is not the most stable in its category. IMHO you will gain very little speed (if any) by moving the straps back. Some shapes work better globally with backward settings because you fly higher over chops. This one has a tendency to take-off already. A smaller fin will have a lot more influence on control and speed.
Next time I sail I'll try using my smaller fin (~30cm), footstraps completely back and out and mast track slightly back. I think with the smaller fin I should still be able to control the increased lift and might see some gains in top end speed.

JP Super-X 106l, North F8 Ram: 5.8m,
175cm, 54kg
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