Starboard ISonic 2009 Ad [part 2]

I couldn't believe starboard isonic pressureline of the bottom of the board and wrote this on the blog:

http://www.speedsurfingblog.com/2008/12/starboard-isonic-2009-ad.html


But I got some respond on the starboard forum from a student in Maritime Engineering. And starboard has copied the right graph! It is TRUE

I was thinking the way Antoine Albeau rides his board, and that is with the tail 99.9% out of the water. Fast for sure, but most windsurfers ride with less taillift, so the tail of the board is still a bit in the water, this fact produce lift, and the biggest pressure would be just in front of the front-footstraps.
lift bottom windsurfboard
Still what would be the fastest:

tail 100% out of water??? fin taking 100% of the pressure??? like albeau???

Or some other configuration??

Compared to albeau I don't see much (pro-)windsurfers ride this high on the water.

Erik Loots

Erik is windsurfer for 10+ years. In his daily life he is professional in construction dewatering, advisor, troubleshooter. Erik likes adventures, explore and to challenge himself. During his life he is trying to get the best out of it and have respect for the earth, nature and future generations. The modern world is about sharing, in this blog Erik shares his experiences, selfreflection and lessons learned.

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