> I should receive my new Starboard Formula this week.
Congratulations, you just bought the winningest race board
in the history of windsurfing (in it's introductory year anyway).
> (Can't wait)
> I am going to use the board with a 9.0 sail but. After reading this
> group I think I will be sailing the Starboard with my 7.0 sail alot
> Will the stock 58 cm fin be to big for 7.0?
Absolutely! I've sailed the Formula 155 with a 7.0 and a 54 cm CR
fin out of a GO, and it really wasn't enough fin.
> If so what size fin should I get?
Get at least a 60 for use with your 9.0 if you are going to race.
System B or Tectonics are the most popular and for good reason.
> Any suggestions for a weed fin wich I will have to get if I want to
> sail all summer (for 9.0 sail)?
I've been on a continuing quest to find a weed fin that even comes
close to working on the Formula 155, and there's only one that comes
close. Its the Gorge Fin Co. Curtis 44 cm. Get the one with the short
vertical flat at the tip.
Thanks Roy Massey and Tony Gaunce for pointing me in this direction.
I can actually flatten the board out and go, without dragging the
Hope this helps,
sailquik (Roger Jackson) US 7011