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Old 24th April 2007, 01:38 PM   #3
Join Date: Apr 2007
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Default RE: "softer, earlier planing rig concept" (see Apollo)

Hi Roger

Thank you for your reply and for sharing your experience with the Severne Glide Sail.

Oh yes, I can remember this article in the German Surf Magazin. I can see some "circular development" there, which is not bad in this case: When I read the article my old Gaastra Racefoil 7.2 (was it 1987?) came into my mind (deep profile and stiff leech). I think the idea of this project was to avoid huge and heavy sails (9m2 and more). Everybody can handle a 7.5m2 sail, so it's a great idea to get the most out of it. It would be an important contribution to get Windsurfing back to a wider target group.

I'll keep an eye on this development!

Andy (whose setup for Swiss lakes is often a 9m2 with the old F175)
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