AgreedFLandOBX wrote: ↑Mon Jun 26, 2017 6:39 pmWidth of the board is more important than length, especially when you are still working on transitions, jumps, etc. Between the two boards you mentioned, go with the wider board. If you can find a 42-44 cm wide board (135-140 cm length), that would be even better.
I'm about 82kg and have a 135x42 Shinn Monk - wouldn't change it for any other TT. Use it in everything from 15 to 35 knots, never lose control. Eats chop, magic carpet ride, turns great, no spray in the face - can't fault it. Very kind to my old man knees too.andre_kite wrote: ↑Mon Jun 26, 2017 9:55 pmThanks for the answers!
I found some rare guides on internet about it:
Monk the One (http://billykite.be/wp-content/uploads/ ... -board.jpg)
131x40 70 to 80kg
133x41 75 to 85kg
135x42 85 to 95kg
North (Select or Xride -https://www.northkiteboarding.com/produ ... ps/select/)
132x39 55 to 75kg
135x40 70 to 85kg
138x41 75 to 90kg
Last year I tried a Cabrinha Spectrum 148x44 and I kinda found it too big, even at the end of the evening at Cumbuco in October (Brasil/Ceará/Fortaleza), when you can see some 10, 11 and 12m kites. That's the only pratical referente I got about big boards. So, when you guygs say 44, I think I may say that's too big. (I know that can be totally false, cause I'm still a newbie).
However, looking at the numbers above, I'm afraid of using a big board that picks up too much speed.
I know that a hard question and that there're a lot of variables, but each comment will help me a lot for sure.
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