>I'm considering buying the F2 Xantos. I'm an intermediate windsurfer,
>weigh 70 kg (155 lb.) and mostly windsurf on lakes (typically
>3-5 Beaufort), though I occasionally go to the Baltic Sea (waves and
>My friend has the F2 Comet 315 Slalom, which is good, especially
>because it planes easily. I'd like a board that also planes early,
>but with more of the volume in the tail and somewhat quicker
>turning (more slalomy).
>How is the Xantos? What length would be best (I suppose the 295 is
>somewhat faster than the 310, but occasionally I want to be able to
>slog around without planing and it not be drudgery). Does it tack
>upwind fairly well? What's the upper wind limit of such a board?
>What would be some other comparable boards? Maybe the Fanatic
>Gecko 298? I'd greatly appreciate any advice.
>Thanks! -- Mike
There are a couple of acticles in the wind surfing magazine from CDN and
the report was quit favourable. I am pleased with my purchase and am
looking forward this fall season.
P.S. this is my girlfriends e-mail address My name is Steven!!
Take Care Mike.