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pafoil

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Paddle size for downwind foil
« on: April 02, 2021, 11:00:37 PM »
I'm thinking about getting a bigger paddle to try downwind foil, or catching waves earlier. Mr Kalama seems to be going for 100 plus these days.
Any experiences or recommendations?

PD: I have a UV88 and it's not working for me at 183 kg.

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Re: Paddle size for downwind foil
« Reply #1 on: April 02, 2021, 11:48:54 PM »
Mr. Kalama is not actually human, though he appears to be so. If you can actually push a larger blade to the point of slip then bigger is better. But generally, humans can't.
Foote 10'4X34", SIC 17.5 V1 hollow and an EPS one in Hood River. Foote 9'0" x 31", L41 8'8", 18' Speedboard, etc. etc.

 


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