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Old 6th September 2011, 02:39 AM   #20
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How much do you think your carbon boom is flexing under load while windsurfing in real life ?

Check this video out to discover how the tail of a NP X9 boom is bending under load :

http://www.youtube.com/watch?NR=1&v=0y87AgBBxMo

Quite impressive indeed..., especially considering that the sail is quite small (i.e., Overdrive 7.0 m2) with a boom lenght < 2 m long.

Other boom's tails look like stiffer than other, especially one with white/black/red stripes...:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?NR=1&v=zakHJEje9OQ

Cheers !

JM

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