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Old 3rd April 2007, 06:38 PM   #1
drhulkster
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Default Spinout with my isonic 125 (2006)

Hi Team,

in march i bought the isonic 125 (2006) and last saturday und sunday I tried it out for the first time. Results:

1. I tried the isonic in really choppy water, so it was difficult to get into the straps when the board began gliding. The acceleration was really impressive. When I wasn't able to find the straps during the first three to five seconds it was really hard to get into the footstraps because there was to much pressure on both feet.
What is your opinion: Which footstrap should be used first, the strap nearest to the base or the other?

2. I used a 8,1 m2 race Sail from Gun Sails (an older one - the M8). I really had problems to accelerate to maximum speed, because the pressure on the back-footstrap was getting bigger and bigger and ended up with heavy spinouts (I tried both fins). I tried every trim-constelation with sail: longer/shorter leashes; higher/lower boom etc. I changed to an 6,5 sail and the board was much better to handle and I had equal pressure on feet.
What is your opinion: What is the best strategy to avoid those spinouts?

3. Does anyone had similiar problems?

Thanks for your help,
Christian
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