Originally Posted by joe_windsurfer
you are a heavyweight - like myself
if you are concerned about early planing AND speed, should you not be looking at a SB UltraSonic/US 147 ??? with a 9 - 10 m sail ....
No, different beast, I have a US equivalent + 10m. This board is an earlier "planer" with a smaller/lighter sail, more of a "fun board". Looking to get the most out of it when the wind picks up a little.