Author Topic: Mast track Placement  (Read 830 times)

windwakerider

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Mast track Placement
« on: November 07, 2017, 04:47:40 AM »
Hi, a friend just about gave me a new 7'8" x 34" SUP foil that I would like to add a mast track. The Tuttle Box is 19" from the tail. Suggestions for mast track placement would be appreciated.

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Re: Mast track Placement
« Reply #1 on: November 14, 2017, 01:24:30 PM »
I have a very current w'surfing board (Starboard Kode) that exact same length, the center of the mast track box is 52" from the tail.
It takes a quiver to do that.

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Re: Mast track Placement
« Reply #2 on: November 24, 2017, 07:09:54 AM »
You are gonna need to be a bit more forward of 52" More like 54" to 55" SUP balance point is further forward than a high performance windsurfer like the Kode. Plus the foil is forward moving the center of lateral resistence further forward

Just my 2 cents

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Re: Mast track Placement
« Reply #3 on: November 29, 2017, 04:44:31 AM »
Thanks for the input!
Just watched Slingshot's Foil Academy and 43" from forward Tuttle screw to center of track is recommended....

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Re: Mast track Placement
« Reply #4 on: December 07, 2017, 04:22:51 AM »
Just got a reply back from these guys....1 meter from forward tuttle screw   
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YfVMs3FtWT8&feature=youtu.be