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Old 5th May 2013, 11:04 PM   #1
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Default Question for Scott Mckercher (and SB Team) - Quad 100

Hi Scott,

I am considering the purchase of Quad 100 for (ultra) light wind wave sailing (side shore, side on, side off). The main target is 10-15 knots light wind clean conditions (schloging out, etc).

However, I will probably also extend the range of the board a bit further (more onshore conditions, more wind 15-20 knots).

I have heard (have not tried for myself) that the 2013 SB Quads 92 and 87 are a bit slow to plane (with a serious rocker line). The 100 has very similar dimensions to the 92 but is thicker.

The question is: does the 100 quad have the same type of rocker line of the 92 or does it have a bit faster rocker line (starts planing sooner) etc?

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Old 14th May 2013, 04:04 AM   #2
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Good question but no reply yet?????
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Old 17th February 2014, 09:29 AM   #3
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any thoughts on this?
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Old Yesterday, 11:25 AM   #4
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I am bumping this as I am considering a quad 100 2015 for the same reason: targeted at float and ride, side shore to sideoff, wave sailing in 15knts with 8 knots or less on the inside where the waves break, with no channel to escape the incoming white water. Even though I am no heavy weight at 75kgs (plus winter wetsuit) I tell myself the extra volume would still benefit me in those conditions compared to the 94. Am I right ?
What about the rocker ? Does it differ from the smaller volumes ? When using the board more powered up I intend to try it in twin fin mode to maximise the get up and go, would that work with a set of say 17cm ?
I also own an extraordinary Kode wave 87 that I use in sideon to onshore euro mush, and in those condition the board is STELLAR ! It is the best eurowave board that I have ever ridden, just fantastic. So good that I wonder if I could get a kode 92/93 for those lightwind wavesailing in perfect waves instead of the quad...
What do you think ? ( I am no keen on the reactor due to the supershort length hindering the balance when shloging )
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