Re: F-one board.
- --- In email@example.com, Raphaël SALLES <F.one@w...> wrote:
> Hi Eyal ,technical to
> please to heard that you like your XM80 !
> Shorter is your board more tricks you can do and a narrow board will
> edge harder .
> Going below 192/43 with a directional was giving boards too
> control and jibe .the
> To go shorter and narrow with TT shape was much easier .
> On a TT you are using 100% of the area of the board , this way with
> TT: 178/41 you have the same planning -up wind than the XM80:197/43
> And with his wakeboard rails and stabilty you can handle more wind.
> You dont have to change feet on each jibes , you can land jumpsboth
> This is all advantages of the wakeboard style but without all the
> of it .advantages
> They feel closer to a snowboard style than a surf style .
> Personaly I like to ride everything because there is some
> 3 styles :small waves
> Directional for pure surfing and cruising in light wind .
> Twin tip for realy chopy water , gusty wind , on shore wind with
> .are not
> Wakeboard for steady wind pretty flat water , crazy moves .
> Most of the top racers today get stuck with one style of board and
> abble to change .shape :
> Personaly I think that there is things that are not reasonable to
> For exemple if you like to go short you use a wakeboard but not aof directional board do you prefer for pure kiteboard wave surfing.
> directional that mesure 140 cm ?
> Same for a twin tip that will be 220 cm ?
> Each style of boards will have his own range of lenght :
> A wakebaord is around 140 to 150 cm .
> A twin tip is around 160 to 180 cm .
> A directional is around 180 to 230 cm .
> Hope I answer your question .
> See you on water
> Raphaël Salles
> Thanks a whole lot for your input on the Group Raphael. What sort
Four fin, twin fin, single fin? Surfboard shape like Manu? What do
you like the most personaly at this point after the big surf
The wave sailing with kites is actually surpassing windsurfing
wavesailing in Santa Cruz California and I imagine as well Austailia.
Guys are coming off the bottom harder and smacking the lip
with more force than they ever did wavesailing. This is why
many of us got into the kitesurfing in light wind areas. To
surf the waves in the light stuff as well as the heavy wind.
tends to lean toward directional for down the line drive. Been
experimenting with twin tips with very thin, sharp rails, pulled in
nose and tails and multiple fins fore and aft. As you won the Cabo
Verde wave contest you probably have seen most of the ideas tried and
have settled on a good wave compromise for yourself. Thanks for the
info on the Slider as well. It really cleared the subject up.
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> ----- Original Message -----
> From: <esku@e...>
> To: <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Sent: Sunday, October 08, 2000 3:52 PM
> Subject: [ksurf] F-one board.
> > Hallo Raphael.
> > I hope that I will get the answer from you. No one could tell me
> > what is the diferenc between the "X" board's to the new Twintip.
> > I supposed to get the new Twintip board in the near comming
> > do like the X-80 despite it is a big board I can ride it wild inany
> > wind with a lot of overpower. I just hope to get the same sharpfeel
> > on the Twintip but with a shorter bedirectional advantage.to
> > It is not supposed to be instead of a wakeboard but to be close
> > Thank's Eyal (Eilat) ISRAEL.email@example.com >>>
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