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01 January 2010

Equipment Overview

We have many brands producing gear suitable for speedsurfing. My advice would be go with the brands you feel best, find something that suits your style. Not everything works the same for everyone, keep this in mind.

Used gear can be very good, or totally not. There is no windsurfing gear that lasts forever, keep this in mind before making a big investment!!!

Speedboards
Starboard Isonic Speed Special W44/W49/W53/W58
Tabou Manta Speed 49
Carbon Art Speed 40/44/47/50/53
Fanatic Falcon Speed
F2 Missile XS/S
JP Speed 45/49/54
Thommen SR
AHD SL1 68/80
Exocet Warp SL50


Sails For Speed
Severne Reflex
Neilpryde RS:Racing Evo2
Gaastra Vapor
Loft Sails Blade
North Sails Warp F2010
KA Koncept
Maui Sails TR-6
Gun Sails Mega XS
Point-7 AC-1
Simmer SCR
Severne Overdrive
Neilpryde RS:Slalom MK3
North Sails Ram F10


Fins for Speed
Sonntag Fins GPS_2
Sonntag Fins SL-S
Select Caspar Speed
Select S07
Caspar Speed (contact me for more info)
Tectonics Talon
Tectonics Falcon F1
C3 Venom
C3 Strike
C3 Sting
Deboichet Upwind
Black Diamond Fins
KA Lockwood fins
Choco Mach2
Choco Fireblade

6 Responses:

Dave and Lou get married said...

Hi Eric,

Im a very lightweight windsurfer. 65kgs. Im looking for a speedboard that can take my 6.2 down to 5.0 in a range of speed surfing conditions. What board would you recommend?

Erik Loots said...

hi Dave,

when you got some flat water I think the F2 missile XS is a nice board. We have Jan Wolters (also 65kg). He uses 5.0-6.2 succesfull on the F2 missile.

Myself I have the isonic speed special W44, haven't tried it yet. but it looks very nice.

It might scare you a bit these low volumes, but to be fast you need a small board.

For more choppy conditions I liked the starboard isonic speed special 49

Cheers,
Erik

Anonymous said...

Would Exocet Warp SL 50 qualify as speedsurfing board?

Erik Loots said...

Lets add the exocet!

Anonymous said...

hi
i am intrested in a select sl 11
i have a Ray 09 125L whith the standard fin
I have seen that you have test this board
can you help me find what size of fin i need for the same amount of lift?
thanks

Erik Loots said...

This is difficult for me, the Ray 125 is some time ago... How long was that standard Choco?? I remember using a 1-3cm shorter Select worked out really well

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