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tinyE

Since 21 Jan 2006
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PostTue Feb 16, 21 3:22 pm    foil questions Reply with quote

i have the hover glide FSurf V3 setup, and am interested in getting to a wake surf setup for as low $'s as possible and still have a good setup.

1. can i use the 76cm from wing and it be good in the wake? I noticed that their wake surf front wing is a slightly different shaped 61cm (and the mast is shorter).

2. i have the skywalker board. i'm guessing a different board for wake surfing would be better than the sky walker? if so, is there a suitable wake surf board for the ocean too?

thanks!

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Nak

Since 19 May 2005
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PostTue Feb 16, 21 5:51 pm     Reply with quote

I wake foil with both the 790 and 873 Moses which are similar to the Hoverglide 76 and 84. Personally I find the 790 a little fast, the 873 doesn't accelerate as fast and is a bit easier to stay on the wave. Also, the 873 can go about 3 - 4 mph slower which really helps with my boat. The best wave on my Yamaha is at about 10 - 11 mph which is pretty close to stall for me with the 790. I can ride the 873 down to about 6 - 7 mph.

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