i am a heavyweight of 220 lbs and live just north of you - in Montreal :-)
my big short board is a 160 liter AHD - not far from yours
my favourite sail is a Maui Sails MS-2 8-oh which has two(2) cams
i use it on this shortboard AND on my Fanatic CAT longboard
it is GREAT in winds of 20 to 40 kph or around 16 knots average
i have also used a race sail - Maui Sails TR-4 10-oh on the shortboard.
since i got the CAT, i prefer this board in winds under 15 knots
it too goes great with the 8-oh and 10-oh
both of these sails are cambered sails and i like that
NOT everyone does !!!
for heavyweights in light winds i have found these items help the most
1) bigger boards + perhaps longboard
2) bigger sails
3) cambered sails - helps through lulls too ...
4) fins to match the sails
remember to purchase mast that goes with your new sails ...SDM for heavyweights
sorry - will stop there - i can go forever on these subjects
joe windsurfer @ 100 kg
2006 AHD type-F FF 160/79cm, 2002 BIC Techno Formula + 2000 Fanatic BEE 124 LTD
Gaastra Flow 3x 7.0, MS MS-2 8.0, TR4 10.0
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Last edited by joe_windsurfer; 2nd December 2011 at 05:10 PM.