Just want to share something i originally did to get myself a raceboard that would fit into my roadster with the roof up. It turned out to be a great light wind race/wave compromise for few bucks:
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* I have mounted straps: keeps me on the board in chop. Gives very little room for feet in manouvres though, takes a little more skill
* Toe-in is cancelled: by cutting the fin bases, so fins are straight,16cm fins give enough drive/efficiency. With Turbine gets me going upwing from about 8kts. Despite the straight fins VERY manouverable, probably due to the short length.
I have ridden it maybe a dozen times during this summer and i am a surfboard noob, still i get to hear how good my riding looks, except for gybes/tacks, still working very much on those. It was well worth the appr 10hrs the conversion took!
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