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Old 15th April 2010, 09:41 PM   #1
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Default Futura 133 or 122

I have a futura 122 but I am thinking about switching to a 133. Weight 195lbs sail with 8.5 and 6.5 retro on great lakes (rough water- fresh water). Skill level intermediate (waterstart and jibes).
I am thinking the 133 will be a little easier to sail. I have only sailed my 122 a few times and have found it to be a little small with the 8.5 and stock fin.
What do think - should I switch?
New bigger fin for the 122?
Also have 12'6" super, formula, fsw 97l and 10,8.5,6.5,5.2,4.6 sails
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Old 16th April 2010, 03:20 AM   #2
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Antoine Albeau uses an 8.4 with an iSonic 111
or perhaps used ??
i use an 8.5 on a 160 with 100 kilos - 220 lbs
for me the fin that works best is my Select Weed 47 cm
with my weight i would not put an 8.4 or 5 on a 111 nor 122

the issue with our sport is - to try a fin u hafta dish out real money or wait til one hits the used market :-(

lotsa luck
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Old 16th April 2010, 08:20 AM   #3
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Hmm, fresh water and 195lbs, unless the wind is always blowing over 8knots I would go for the 133 just for buoyancy sake.
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Old 19th April 2010, 07:31 AM   #4
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Thanks for your answers.
I've decided to keep the 122 and put a bigger fin on it.
I'm looking at the mfc fins - rc - or liquid pro's.

Which one and what size? 44cm or 46cm

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Old 21st April 2010, 10:49 AM   #5
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Get the RC if you want to go fast. The Liquid Pro's are for better turning.

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