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Re: 50 knot+ downwind near Marseille - video
« Reply #45 on: May 18, 2019, 06:19:07 AM »
Great vid and awesome conditions..  8)

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Re: 50 knot+ downwind near Marseille - video
« Reply #46 on: May 18, 2019, 11:21:15 AM »
Ma famille me disait que le Mistral soufflait a 120km/h dans la vallée et 200 km/h au Mont Ventoux. Faut bien s'accrocher a sa planche :-)

Je ne suis pas allé voir en haut du Ventoux, mais on a enregistré 103 km/h sur l'étang pendant la descente. Faut bien s'accrocher en effet, je ferme généralement la marche avec un leash en corde noué à la cheville et à 2 plugs sur la planche :-)
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Re: 50 knot+ downwind near Marseille - video
« Reply #47 on: May 18, 2019, 07:40:15 PM »
Two great vids and epic conditions on both of these runs!  8) Good to see that you have safety in mind too. Thanks for sharing!  :)
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Re: 50 knot+ downwind near Marseille - video
« Reply #48 on: February 11, 2020, 01:47:23 AM »
Last week's update :)

Less windy but winter is not over...

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Re: 50 knot+ downwind near Marseille - video
« Reply #49 on: February 11, 2020, 05:49:42 AM »
Good stuff! Still very fun conditions 8) Maybe next video some little more board porn at the end so we can really appreciate the shape on its contours.
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Re: 50 knot+ downwind near Marseille - video
« Reply #50 on: February 11, 2020, 11:57:35 AM »
The board is a 3bay prototype, 14'x28"

We started from the design of the 3bayAllwater 14' 2020, but I asked the shaper Patrice Remoiville to remove a lot of volume from the front rails and the tail to reduce the impact of waves hitting the board;

My idea is :

-  the tail volume is useless, and even unconfortable, on a board designed to surf

- the less tail volume you have, the less nose volume you need to balance it.

So I had him remove 50 liters, from 310 to 260




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Re: 50 knot+ downwind near Marseille - video
« Reply #51 on: February 11, 2020, 03:37:35 PM »

-  the tail volume is useless, and even unconfortable, on a board designed to surf

- the less tail volume you have, the less nose volume you need to balance it.

So I had him remove 50 liters, from 310 to 260

Very nice! Looks much better than the catalog one without all the volume and I could tell the how the nose is more effective without the extra volume when digging into a bump.
And those shaved 50 liters makes for a lighter or more durable board (which did you choose?)

Thanks for posting.
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Re: 50 knot+ downwind near Marseille - video
« Reply #52 on: February 11, 2020, 04:41:21 PM »
Super Olivier.
Je visite la famille de temps en temps a L'isle Sur la Sorgue depuis le Canada.
Je vais etre plus attentif quand il y a du Mistral.


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Re: 50 knot+ downwind near Marseille - video
« Reply #53 on: February 11, 2020, 10:36:06 PM »
Super Olivier.
Je visite la famille de temps en temps a L'isle Sur la Sorgue depuis le Canada.
Je vais etre plus attentif quand il y a du Mistral.

Moyennant un léger supplément de bagage, ton Maliko 14' x 26" est absolument parfait pour Berre  ;)  C'était d'ailleurs une source d'inspiration au moment de supprimer du volume, j'adore ce concept de planche plate aux extrémités fines, ça gomme tout le backwash
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