epoxy v carbon

epoxy v carbon

Post by Ant Bewe » Fri, 14 Feb 1997 04:00:00


What's the best stick for wavesailing, at the moment I use epoxy for its
impact resistance, general durability and cheapness. How noticeable is
the performance difference (also when rotating) in using a carbon mast
for wavesailing?
I've got a 5.6 4.8 and 4.1 all rig on an exel 465 imcs25.
Any comments appreciated, apologies if this has been covered before!
ANt

 
 
 

epoxy v carbon

Post by NLW TFW » Fri, 14 Feb 1997 04:00:00

Borrow a carbon wave mast. Make one tight jibe, one dry waterstart, and
one hard jam off the lip.

You'll sell yer dawg to buy a lighter mast.

Mike \m/
Never Leave Wind To Find Wind

 
 
 

epoxy v carbon

Post by patrick delieutra » Sat, 15 Feb 1997 04:00:00

Use a north stick like space tech xc 40 or space tech xc 20,
it have different top for different sails lenght.
is very light and solid.



Quote:
> What's the best stick for wavesailing, at the moment I use epoxy for its
> impact resistance, general durability and cheapness. How noticeable is
> the performance difference (also when rotating) in using a carbon mast
> for wavesailing?
> I've got a 5.6 4.8 and 4.1 all rig on an exel 465 imcs25.
> Any comments appreciated, apologies if this has been covered before!
> ANt


 
 
 

epoxy v carbon

Post by thierry.leje.. » Fri, 21 Feb 1997 04:00:00

As it has been said, i also use North Sails Sticks Space Tech XC40 and/or XC20 with
IMCS 25 for 4,60m length.
However the main thing to know is what is your weight and height, then the stiffness
and the weight of your rig will be easier to determine.
Carbon stuff are really becoming robust enough to get into european wavesailing conditions.
Hope that helps.