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    Senior Member Navegante's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by richarli View Post
    I had the same thought, who's going to be brave enough to have one in pink?
    Or full carbon

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    Quote Originally Posted by Navegante View Post
    ...or how to do freestyle on a dildo!
    Like this one?
    https://vimeo.com/87064536

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    Quote Originally Posted by ursblank View Post
    Very funny, what a lot of work for a joke.

    But as I was talking abbout boards and rigs with some friends
    i was saying that I focus on a good set of sails and rigs
    because provided that the rig is solid, stable and adapted to your needs
    you can pretty much put any board under it.

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    Someone had to try this shape at some point. Firewire created the Cornice with Trinity Surfboards a good 5 years ago. Alaia surfboards have had sidecuts for years (10+).

    I have built a series of composite boards (surf and alaia) with a side cut. It works, better with a flatter flexing board. I can imagine Bouke's flex tails would work nicely with this shape.

    Good on MB for taking the plunge.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ursblank View Post
    Good evening,

    Have you seen these boards?

    https://www.mb-boards.com/f/welcome.asp

    The shape reminds me a bit of snow boards.
    That is a very interesting shape, great how narrow they are, but I wonder about the large tail. I tried the Fanatic Stubby 85 and the Blast 100 and especially the Stubby felt very dead with the large tail possibly responsible for slowing things down way too much.

    But the reverse shape of these boards is very interesting: narrowest point in the middle! Opens up a lot of possibilities. Quickly drawn: hydrofoil specific, 220 x 78, only 8 cm thick gets you a nice 110 litersClick image for larger version. 

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    Quote Originally Posted by duzzi View Post
    That is a very interesting shape, great how narrow they are, but I wonder about the large tail. I tried the Fanatic Stubby 85 and the Blast 100 and especially the Stubby felt very dead with the large tail possibly responsible for slowing things down way too much.
    .... Funny, I have heard the exact opposite about the FW STB.. Everyone said it was very quick & lively, if anything not as comfortable as old design but much more quick & loose...

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    Same here, I have heard many things about the Stubby, but "very dead" is not one of them.

    I like the idea of these shapes, to me more parallell rails makes a lot of sense for windsurfing boards, since we are able to put a lot of pressure on the rail through the mast base.
    Rig - Simmer vMax 7.2, Enduro 5.9, Black Tips 5.3 - 3.7, Tricera 5.0, HSM FL 5.7
    Boards - Simmer Hoogal 84 (custom), Simmer Freegal 100, Flikka 95 (proto), and 83 (tweaked Core line), Fanatic Blast 115

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