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Old 16th January 2011, 10:45 AM   #1
xander
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Hello,

I am very interested in purchasing a 2011 new Quad IQ. Please give me some feedback in terms of which size to choose. I am 70kgs and sail a variety of mostly side shore California Coast conditions that range from big and clean to slightly onshore summer slop. My bread and butter sail is a 4.7 that I sail 60% of the time. My quiver ranges from 3.7 to 5.3. I'm an efficient sailor and tend to run a size smaller sail / board than my mates of equal weight. I also prefer to sail underpowered in the waves and don't mind slogging out. Please tell me whether I should consider the Quad IQ 74 or 77 as a one board quiver. I am also vaguely considering getting two new boards. In this case I would go either 69/77 or 74/87 (maybe even 74/92 with the 92 as a super light wind wave/freestyle stick).

Thanks in advance for your insight,
Xander
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Old 16th January 2011, 04:22 PM   #2
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Hello,
I live in south France, I am 70 kg for 1.75m, I have the quad IQ 77 2011 and the quad 66 2010 and my sails quiver is from 3.7 to 5.5.
In your case, for one board, I will go to the 74l and for 2 boards with the 77 and the 69.
The 77 is quite big and you will get enough volume in light wind and still confortable in strong wind. This 77 can be also uses as a one board quiver if you sail mainly in 4.7, but as you say you are efficient with smaller board, you can go with the 74 !
The 82 is more for 80kg riders.
I have sailed about 30 times already with my 77 and it's a amazing board.
Hope it will help !
Bye
Frédéric
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