>>What are the windspeeds that you sail in? 10 - 30
>>Are you mostly planing with which sail on your Bic Core 293? 6.3
>>Will you be sailing on the ocean in rough conditions, on a lake or river in freshwater
and milder chop? Lakes mainly, some large rivers (e.g. mississippi - lake pepin) no oceans.
>>Any other "conditions" that might affect board choice? No, don't think so.
>>How important is durability.... i.e. do you launch from a rocky shore... a dock... or (hopefully) a sandy beach? Rocky shores and beaches, no docks.