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Re: [ksurfschool] Board size effect - was:Twintip Stance and help withedging needed

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  • Mel
    ... I don t think that s it, since even boards with very thin, sharp rails can feel too big. ... Volume doesn t make much difference. Only the part of the
    Message 1 of 1 , Feb 27, 2002
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      Andre Myburgh <andrem@...> wrote:

      > why does a big board not work for high winds / more power?

      > Is it because (with more power):
      > It normally has thicker rails and doesn't edge that well

      I don't think that's it, since even boards with very thin, sharp rails can
      feel too big.

      > It has higher volume and rides higher / out the water and loses edge

      Volume doesn't make much difference. Only the part of the board that's
      touching the water has any great effect. Too much surface area is more
      likely to blame.

      Mel
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