It will be fine in water down to 10cm deep. The Board is still edged a little bit so you will got some clearance there.clydesdale wrote:will it ride fine w/out the center heelside fin or is performance dependent on it?
i ride in shallows alot and that would get clipped off
Do you think we would put all the extra work into the Center Fin concept if it has no value?KYLakeKiter wrote:This may just be me, but I have an old Cabrina Vari 148 that has a 6 fin (2 in the center) setup. I have tried it many times with all 6 fins on it, and I find the center fins almost useless. They seem to have no upwind improvement, and only have a negative affect on sliding turns.
My buddy has a Spleene Barn Door 159 that is much like this board (no center fins) which works great. I can get upwind on it somewhere just at or above 7kts. (not measured, just below where the whitecaps appear) It is an awesome utility board that gets the job done.
I imagine that this Flydoor will be equally good as it looks like the same type of board (it must be improved somehow), but I wouldn't put much hope in what that center fin will do for you. Sorry, don't mean to be negative. That has just been what I have experienced with the center heelside fins.
Hi.bobber wrote:Gunnar - I bought a Flydoor XL last year. Will the new fin retrofit?
Great board for super light wind if I keep it as flat as possible and use the fin for lift. I had to practice a bit to get the hang of it.
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