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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 Two weeks ago, 3 Jun 2018
BSN101
WA, 1160 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, 585 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, 4305 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
2233 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, 585 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
2233 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
2233 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, 908 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, 4305 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
2233 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, 109 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
Friday , 15 Jun 2018 10:34PM
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Tardy said..
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
2233 posts
Sunday , 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, 4 posts
1 hour ago , 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



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