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Old 17th January 2012, 09:14 AM   #1
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Default Fin for Starboard Futura 144

Hey all,

I am looking for a fin for my starboard futura 144. I have a 8.5 sail with which i use the fin that came with the board. I also have a 5.5 and a 7.0 sail, what fin size should i use for my 5.5 and 7.0? I am roughly 80Kg.

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Old 17th January 2012, 08:01 PM   #2
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These might help:



For both, select a discipline and feed in board specs.

The 5.5m sail is a bit small for a board of this size.

Hope this helps.
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Old 17th January 2012, 09:05 PM   #3
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the futura 144 was 79 cm and with a 48 cm fin - to my understanding
this is usually a GREAT fin length for sails 8.0 to 8.5
this is what i use and am 100 kilos on a 79 cm wide board
for 7.0 and down i use a 40 cm fin - but a more swept fin than the 48
you can use small sails like 5.5 on these boards, but as mentioned - NOT ideal
when i use a 6-oh on the 79 cm wide board - winds and chop are usually the deterrents !!
wish i had a futura 144 !!! sounds like it is a great light/mid wind board 10 to 20 knots !!!
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Old 18th January 2012, 08:36 AM   #4
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This is very helpfull, thanks a lot guys!
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