> As a brand-new Mistral Explosion 315 owner, I'm commited to extend its
> life time as much as possible... Considering this I have a bunch of
> questions to this list, all related to its storage outside the water.
> 1) What's the best way to keep the board stored?
> Horizontal (on the floor), or vertical (leaned on the wall) position?
Horizontal should be easier on the board. If you need to lean it
vertically get a foam "cup" for the tail (ask your dealer , the boards
get shipped with foam protection around the nose and tail)
> 2) Any problem keeping the board with the fin mounted, touching the
No problem as long as you dont move the board around and scratch the fin
of sit down on the board.
> 3) The dealer mentioned that keeping the board inside the carry bag is
> not good, since boards DO need to breath. True?
?? Afaik Mistrals normal production boards don't have a vent and so
don't breath. Keeping it in a closed, damp board bag may nevertheless
call for problems, especially in warm climates.
> 4) He suggested to keep the bag with the zipper opened. Any comments?
> Any feedback is highly appreciated.
Have fun sailing your board !
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