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Old 14th May 2007, 12:35 AM   #1
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hello

I'm planning to buy a new board.
It schould be used on the northsea and flatwater for jumping, some freestylemoves and blasting.
wind is mostly 3-4 bft
I'm 178cm small and 75kg big
I was thinking about the s-type 103. Is this a good choise for the things I want to do?
Other board I was thinking about was the exocet cross II
for what is the s-type mostly used?
I'm used to surf a fast agile board like the copello red line but I want the board to be airborne more easy.
thanks for the help!!
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Old 14th May 2007, 02:43 PM   #2
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the s-type 115 is a good option, though the s-types are build for speed and not so much for freestyle even though they are quite agile. Another option can be the carve 111, simular sailrange, a bit bigger actually i think, and more freecarve-freeride minded, a good thing if you're going to the northsea.
Are u a Dutch or belgian surfer? Cuz then you can specify your location spots, i know a couple ones in the Netherlands and Belgium as i surf there aswell ... It might help with the boardchoice.

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Old 14th May 2007, 05:04 PM   #3
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Ik zou vooral de Belgische kust afvaren maar het veerse meer e.d. en wissant zouden ook mogelijk moeten zijn.
dus de vraag is nog steeds of het de crossII of de s-type of carve dan.

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Old 14th May 2007, 05:15 PM   #4
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interesse is nu ook gewekt door de fanatic freewave..


does somebody has a comparrison between
the fanatic freewave, exocet cross II and the starboard s-type?

thanks very much
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Old 14th May 2007, 07:01 PM   #5
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de crossII lijkt me niet de ideale keuze gezien de omstandigheden, de corss is meer chop gericht dan flatwater. Als je ook veerse meer af wil stuimen lijkt me de s-type 115 de meest ideale keuze. Ik vaar daar zelf met mn go tussen een hele hoop s-types en een behoorlijke concentratie carves. Maar ik moet zeggen dat je voor de carve 111 al behoorlijk lekkere wind moet hebben op het veerse meer in vergelijknig met de s-type
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Old 17th May 2007, 02:17 AM   #6
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It schould be used on the northsea and flatwater for jumping, some freestylemoves and blasting.
wind is mostly 3-4 bft
ST104 is a bit small for 3BF. ST is built for some bumping around though. You should go for technora if tricks is what you want to do. ST definetly blasts when powered.


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Other board I was thinking about was the exocet cross II
ST and exocet are not alike.

ST is fast but slightly technical when you want to get everything out of it.

I think you would want to go one size up -> ST 115

ST is good in flat and chop and really nice in waves too (better than the KA if you ask me).

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read what sb writes about the ST it just about nails it.
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