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Fin sizes for pure speed on course board

Postby coleman » Tue Jan 14, 2014 1:47 am

I have a lab70 with rista 37/35 fin set. I like this set for all around riding. I am not doing any racing yet just messing around really. But I want to go faster. So far I am having trouble getting above 30kts. Can sometimes hit that mark but usually not.

Would smaller slalom fins help, maybe in the 28-34cm range? Has anybody out there experimented with this?

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Re: Fin sizes for pure speed on course board

Postby adamharr » Sat Jan 18, 2014 4:26 pm

coleman wrote:I have a lab70 with rista 37/35 fin set. I like this set for all around riding. I am not doing any racing yet just messing around really. But I want to go faster. So far I am having trouble getting above 30kts. Can sometimes hit that mark but usually not.

Would smaller slalom fins help, maybe in the 28-34cm range? Has anybody out there experimented with this?


I ride 42 fronts and i have noticed when i get 35 back fin i go a lot faster downwind and reach.
Probably slalom fins would help. As well as cant
I have 3 sets of highspeed slalom fins brand new Vector fins
They literally rip!
I was going to get a Temavento slalom 60 but then i decided to buy a foil instead
Let me know if you might be intersted

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Re: Fin sizes for pure speed on course board

Postby ronnie » Sat Jan 18, 2014 5:59 pm

In this video Erica reckons that Johnny and Bernie were using 42cm front fins on their Lab70 race boards for the slalom racing.



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