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Old 28th July 2014, 02:51 AM   #1
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Default How to size a WindSUP sail?

I just bought a 10' x 34" inflatable WindSUP w/daggerboard but didn't get the compact sail kit because of durability concerns. The shop I bought it from suggested a PowerGlide 4.7 sail, and I went along out of ignorance although I am 232 lbs. From what I've been reading this seems too small, especially for a board that is meant to be used in light winds. For now I will use this on a small reservoir that gets whitecap choppy at wind speeds about 15 mph.
Should I send this sail back? What would be a more appropriate size?
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Old 28th July 2014, 05:47 AM   #2
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6.5-7.5 m2
It's more about what the fittings on the inflatable WindSUP can handle than what a
big guy can learn to use.
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