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Your thought s on a bigger board for light wind .138 litre.for flat water .

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Created by Tardy 4 months ago, 3 Jun 2018
BSN101
WA, 1319 posts
13 Jun 2018 11:30AM
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Theres a JP Super Sport on buy & sell 137l 82cm wide. Id love to give this a go. no room for more tho

Faff
VIC, 608 posts
13 Jun 2018 1:52PM
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I don't know anything about SLW boards, but slalom boards get planing well before anything else. A 100L slalom will get planing before a 120L freeride. They are fragile, though. And harder to gybe (harder to initiate, but all that volume under your feet helps to plane out, provided you footwork is good... in theory - I haven't yet) But after riding one, freerides are boring.

petermac33
WA, 4593 posts
13 Jun 2018 1:08PM
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There's a red RRD X Fire 150 LW in excellent condition at 2nd Wind for sale,around 1200 I think. 91 cm wide,very wide tail and light.

Unable to get on their website to check the exact price.

I am looking for a 50cm Z fin if anyone has one for sale.

Tardy
2496 posts
13 Jun 2018 5:40PM
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their site was down yesterday ,pretty sure Jez has goes to cocas this time of year , I would like to check the new patricks out .

your right Faff .they defiantly plane earlier .my 115 patrick can almost plane as quick as my 125 rocket .but the rockets are no way boring .

I'm defiantly looking for something exciting to ride ,

Faff
VIC, 608 posts
13 Jun 2018 10:20PM
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Tardy said..
their site was down yesterday ,pretty sure Jez has goes to cocas this time of year , I would like to check the new patricks out .

your right Faff .they defiantly plane earlier .my 115 patrick can almost plane as quick as my 125 rocket .but the rockets are no way boring .

I'm defiantly looking for something exciting to ride ,


Cocos is from July to September. How does the Patrick compare to the Rocket (I had a 125 as a beginner)? BTW, thanks to ISAF, at least you know the true volume of slalom boards (those entered into PWA competitions). With other types of boards it's a complete crapshoot.

Tardy
2496 posts
14 Jun 2018 4:00AM
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Love to do cocas one year ...it's on the bucket list .

i love the speed of the Patrick ,so smooth to ride .and great top speed .
rocket is nicer in chop ,more free ride feel but lively ,quite fast can 't seem to get it past 57 Kms .
havent had a good blow yet to test the Patricks top speed ,but I reckon it will be a lot more .but really nice in it s sail range .on their site they say 7.-8 ,which is pretty spot on .the rocket will handle a bigger sail 8.5.is it limit I feel .but a great ocean board.
both really good quality boards ,and full carbon .

djl070
WA, 268 posts
14 Jun 2018 7:47AM
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Patrik 135 v2 , easy and fast board
229 x 85

Tardy
2496 posts
14 Jun 2018 7:56AM
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djl070 said..
Patrik 135 v2 , easy and fast board
229 x 85


That's what I'm hoping to score .or a 140 .

jirvin4505
QLD, 920 posts
14 Jun 2018 4:57PM
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www.seabreeze.com.au/Classifieds/Windsurfing-Boards/~-2rb3/2011-JP-Australia-Super-Light-Wind-90-237-cm-154-litres.aspx?_page=1&search=2eFvHElczvBOMXXc6Z1OMw%3D%3D

petermac33
WA, 4593 posts
14 Jun 2018 4:04PM
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Steve Stratfold has various sizes for sale of Patriks going cheap. He is the distributor of Patrik boards. From 1k to 1800 for version 4 of the 128,135 and 140.

All are new or as new.

I owned the 122 litre 77.5 cm wide previously. In comparison the 85 cm wide 135 V3 I bought last week I thought it might be too big for my 70kg but i do not notice any difference in top end with the 122.

The extra buoyancy is great when gybing in non planing conditions. Impossible to fall off!

paddymac
WA, 914 posts
14 Jun 2018 10:06PM
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Tardy said..

djl070 said..
Patrik 135 v2 , easy and fast board
229 x 85



That's what I'm hoping to score .or a 140 .


I had 3 slalom Patrik boards. I tried the 155 freeride 'cause Steve said it was awesome and he was right. I've had the 155 and 125 for a few years now and they are great. If you want a flat out lively board that handles chop pretty well the slaloms are great. If you want boards with phenomenal range of use that gybe supremely and laugh at chop go the freerides. Either way, you'll be happy.

Tardy
2496 posts
15 Jun 2018 8:46AM
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Thanks PADDYMAC
now ya got me thinking .i can get hold of either ,now to decide .
135 slalom or 155 free ride . it does sound like your a free ride guy .79,5 wide will run through the chop better.for sure .over a 85 .
I'M just thinking whats going to be the best and fastest board for 8,5 and 9.5 .and my 97 kgs .

KJ
VIC, 115 posts
15 Jun 2018 5:55PM
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Have you thought about a rocket 145 as you know the feel of these boards?
I have 115 and a 135. I use a 8.6 turbo GT with the 135 which gets me going in 10-12 knots. I'm 89kg.

I find the sail reference from tabou about right for the rocket, however take about 0.5m2 off the top limit to feel comfortable.

paddymac
WA, 914 posts
15 Jun 2018 10:34PM
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Thanks PADDYMAC
now ya got me thinking .i can get hold of either ,now to decide .
135 slalom or 155 free ride . it does sound like your a free ride guy .79,5 wide will run through the chop better.for sure .over a 85 .
I'M just thinking whats going to be the best and fastest board for 8,5 and 9.5 .and my 97 kgs .


I used an 8.6m on both 135 and 155 and it was spot on (I'm 90-95 kegs). I have a 9.6m race sail that I tried on both and it's doable but I wouldn't say it's comfortable. If you really want to go that big then take the early advice on a SLW or similar but make sure you understand the trade offs. A 155 FR gybes like a small board and can even play in small waves, if the wind picks up it behaves. A SLW will get you planing maybe 2 knots earlier and be more comfortable with the larger sails and is probably a knot quicker in its window but those fat arses that give you a big fin makes it gybe like a truck. They're all great at something - half the trick is understanding what you really want

Tardy
2496 posts
17 Jun 2018 5:04AM
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KJ said..
Have you thought about a rocket 145 as you know the feel of these boards?
I have 115 and a 135. I use a 8.6 turbo GT with the 135 which gets me going in 10-12 knots. I'm 89kg.

I find the sail reference from tabou about right for the rocket, however take about 0.5m2 off the top limit to feel comfortable.



no .there is just something about the patrick i love in flat water ,i have found the top speed of my 125 rocket ,where my patrick is still undiscovered ,also i haven't found any 145 rockets in LTD ,i would have to order one.

OH. thanks paddymac you make sense

G-6
QLD, 5 posts
23 Jun 2018 6:20PM
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Quick vid of the SLW - 10 to 12 knots 95kg rider, 60cm fin, 9.4 R8

olskool
QLD, 845 posts
24 Jun 2018 12:04PM
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^ Great camera angle G-6. Shows how easily SLWs get going in the light stuff.

BSN101
WA, 1319 posts
24 Jun 2018 10:23AM
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Quick vid of the SLW - 10 to 12 knots 95kg rider, 60cm fin, 9.4 R8




Thats great set up. What camera attachments are you using (pole?)
This summer ill get some US action with our 2 boards here in BSN.

Do you have any other footage to share?

And really cool to see a NEW JP SLW!!! Review?

G-6
QLD, 5 posts
24 Jun 2018 2:51PM
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Camera set up is K4 Fins Harness mount (large carbon pole) with a Garmin Virb XE.

I don't normally believe all the hype from the board brands about improvements every year but having had a SLW since 2015 and comparing it to the new one the new models have a much better feel and seem to plane earlier. I have only sailed the new SLW twice but will post a review after a couple more sessions. I have put a link below with some footage of the old SLW.

Tardy
2496 posts
24 Jun 2018 1:55PM
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Great stuff G-6.
no chop around with that amount of wind ...and a great camera mount .cheers.

Ben1973
113 posts
9 Jul 2018 9:14AM
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Just spent the last 4days on the Severne Fox140, 16hours in total in winds between 9 and 22knots with a 8.6 overdrive M1.
Its a keeper! I think someone said it's what the Carve IQ should be and they are right, it's just as easy and fun to sail BUT it plans much quicker, goes like a rocket and is so easy to jibe, plus when you push it it's way more responsive and exciting. Spent 5 hours today blasting around at 25knots in very bumpy water with a Hugh smile.

My Ultrasonic may be able to go quicker in theory but im quicker and having way more fun on the Fox.

Tardy
2496 posts
9 Jul 2018 5:14PM
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good to hear Ben ..

sorry i haven't up dated ,but i purchased a 140 patrick freerace ,got a new last years for a great price ,
yet to ride it ,

choco
SA, 3339 posts
10 Jul 2018 6:42AM
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I still use my old 2006 131 Fanatic Falcon 245L 79W board is still in great condition sold it once and and purchased new modern light wind boards of similar volume but hated them, ended buying the 131 back and still have it to this day.
For some reason I just don't like the short hulls on the modern light wind boards, the 131 I can use it from 12-25knots .

Tardy
2496 posts
10 Jul 2018 6:34AM
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reason for the freerace ,was it is 80 wide not the 85 or 90 .thats my pet hate ,its 2340 long best for sails 7.0 -9.8
.my last 85 wide board was scaring in short chop ,at time ,it just drove the bump force straight through your back .

I Hope I've chosen wisely ..

if its as good as my patrik 115 with the large double concaves ,it should be quite nice .and forgiving ,but still fast .

glad you've found your love board .the falcons look great .new and old .


I WILL LET YOU KNOW WHAT I THINK OF THIS ONE .

Ben1973
113 posts
10 Jul 2018 10:09AM
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I think the same as you, half the reason I think the fox is so much fun is it's 78cm wide and has big concaves in tthe base. Much smoother and easier in the chop.

Found one thing I don't like with it tonight, the foot strap inserts, the starboard had nice inserts that stopped the strap twisting round this doesn't and they did. Just done them up much tighter and we will see if that cures it.

RichardG
WA, 1843 posts
11 Jul 2018 11:15PM
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Tardy said..
reason for the freerace ,was it is 80 wide not the 85 or 90 .thats my pet hate ,its 2340 long best for sails 7.0 -9.8
.my last 85 wide board was scaring in short chop ,at time ,it just drove the bump force straight through your back .

I Hope I've chosen wisely ..

if its as good as my patrik 115 with the large double concaves ,it should be quite nice .and forgiving ,but still fast .

glad you've found your love board .the falcons look great .new and old .


I WILL LET YOU KNOW WHAT I THINK OF THIS ONE .


Nice one. Is it foil ready ?

Tardy
2496 posts
12 Jul 2018 4:15AM
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this years is .mine no ..it has a deep tuttle box .where i light wind sail its too shallow for foiling .

but the price was good .

joe windsurf
1362 posts
12 Jul 2018 6:06AM
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Cluffy makes the JP SLWs fly

Tardy
2496 posts
15 Jul 2018 2:12AM
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heres a bit of light winding a few moths ago

uweh
271 posts
15 Jul 2018 2:59PM
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nice video ! nice spot ! where...



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