Originally Posted by Unregistered
the reason i don't like to use a bigger sail is that a 7.4 gets me going nicely in 8-14 and i'll go to another board/sail if it's blowing harder.
and if i drop the 7.4 during a gybe, and the wind picks up, it's real hard to uphaul if waterstarting isn't working.
so a 8.5 or 9.5 would be quite a handful for me.
I'm also 120lbs and I'm looking to put together a really light wind setup to maximize my windrange. I already own a 7.5m, so it's good to know that this can get you going in just 8 knots! This range, 8-14knts, would be ideal for me as I generally take my 5.8m and current board out as of 14 knots.
JP Super-X 106l, North F8 Ram: 5.8m,
Last edited by agrelon; 1st March 2010 at 06:40 PM.