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Slingshot Wizard 103

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Created by CAN17 1 month ago, 18 Jan 2020
CAN17
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18 Jan 2020 8:39AM
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Anyone foiled on this board?
I want the "super direct feet to foil feel" with no swing weight when carving down a wave.
I'm leaning towards getting the 105 considering the slightly(?) better low wind capability and ease of uphualing(I'm 65 kgs and can up haul my 85 litre board barely). I am interested to hear foilers who have had good or bad experiences on the 103. I'm interested in using one of these boards for winds 12kts+ with sails 4.2 5.2 and maybe more on the 105?.
The recommended max sail size on each board is 5.0 and 5.2, not much of a difference other then the 103 being 10" shorter and slightly thicker. I have heard of people using 6-7.0 sails for lighter winds on the 105.

20 Jan 2020 10:15AM
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Hi Can 17

We are using and have and tested all the other models of the Slingshot range (Wizard 125, 105 - Levitator 150 - Freestyle 115L and 87L)

Sorry we never got a 103L Wizard here and I don't know anyone having one. So no feedback for now.

All I can say is that the Wizard 105L (from what you are describing) , is the one to get.

With your weight it is no problem to uphaul.
It can take sails up to 7.0. Saying that, then the biggest we use here is 5.9 down to 10 knots (wave / freeride sails) with the Slingshot Hover glide foil (76cm front wing). This is from riders 78-86kg range

Cheers
Jesper

CAN17
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22 Jan 2020 8:45AM
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Thanks for the advice Jesper.
I have ask a few different people now and that seems to be the consensus. The 103 seems to work really well for more advanced foilers in windy locations who are water starting.
Glad to here you guys are getting going in 10 knots on the 105 with 5.9!
Watching all the cool drone video's of Simon and JJ on the 105 has inspired me to get one. The new freestyle boards look nice too but I think I would benefit from the more outboard straps of the 105 for better up wind, because the higher up wind I go the more time I have to ride the waves downwind
I have a feeling this might become my most used board and maybe eventually make me get rid of the jp135 and 7.8 foil rig. Especially since this will allow me to throw the 105 in the car and few sails and drive to ideal spot after work. But the big gear is nice on really light days at the cottage, but not as fun as a nimble board like the 105
Cheers

allesad
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11 Feb 2020 8:43PM
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I just got a Wizard 105 and sailed it yesterday with a 7.0 Ezzzy Hydra and an 84cm Infinity Foil in 9 mph. It works! Able to uphaul no problem.

Anyone use the 99cm Infinity foil on a 105 Wizard?

CAN17
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14 Feb 2020 9:30AM
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allesad said..
I just got a Wizard 105 and sailed it yesterday with a 7.0 Ezzzy Hydra and an 84cm Infinity Foil in 9 mph. It works! Able to uphaul no problem.

Anyone use the 99cm Infinity foil on a 105 Wizard?



That's good to hear! I know some Aussie foilers will be using this board more once winter comes and lighter winds.

allasad, How much do you weigh?

I don't see why the I-99 wouldn't work with the wizard 105. There is is a thread talking about this wing below if you haven't seen it yet. Foilers have used it on the wizard 125 with success.
www.seabreeze.com.au/forums/Windsurfing/Foiling/Lightwind-test-of-2020-slingshot-infinity-99-wing?page=5#25



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