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Post by zeph » Sun, 10 Apr 2005 10:52 pm

Hi all,
as a funboard enthousiat, I'm really looking forward for windy days... But I tryed to sail today along East Coast Park, and the two rental places I tried said they only rented windsurfs, no fun!
Kinda difficult to go back to the big boards once you've tasted to speed...
Does anyone know of a place where I can rent a funboard ? Or would anyone be interested in sharing costs of his / her funboard by letting me sail once in a while ?
Thanks,
Zeph

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Post by Strong Eagle » Sun, 10 Apr 2005 11:03 pm

Can you post pics or a website about fun boards? Are they smaller than windsurfers? Sounds pretty cool.

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Post by zeph » Sun, 10 Apr 2005 11:17 pm

one of the best known boards... http://www.star-board.com/index_it.asp

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Post by infrno » Mon, 11 Apr 2005 6:56 am

zeph wrote:one of the best known boards... http://www.star-board.com/index_it.asp
Hmm, looks like a windsurfer to me.
Are you saying that the only rental kit in Sing are big bargy learner boards?Just wondering whether to bring my kit over with me. But that then leads to all kind of questions like storage and general wind conditions etc. I didn't think Singapore was known as a particularly windy place..

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Post by zeph » Mon, 11 Apr 2005 10:57 am

I have checked, storage in Singapore clubs is quite cheap and convenient (something like S$45/month for board and sail). Be sure to bring your bigger sails (7m²+) as I understand a windy day averages 15 nots.
Let me know what you eventually do!
Zeph

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Post by Bafana » Mon, 11 Apr 2005 2:07 pm

LOL I thought I read Funbags there for a second...

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Post by Strong Eagle » Mon, 11 Apr 2005 2:41 pm

Bafana wrote:LOL I thought I read Funbags there for a second...
8) Hanging around OT a bit much, are we? 8)

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Post by infrno » Tue, 12 Apr 2005 2:44 am

zeph wrote:I have checked, storage in Singapore clubs is quite cheap and convenient (something like S$45/month for board and sail). Be sure to bring your bigger sails (7m²+) as I understand a windy day averages 15 nots.
Let me know what you eventually do!
Zeph
Ulp. Mine range from 4.0 - 6.5. 15 knots will be enough for the 6.5.
Mind you my RRD will just about carry a 7.9 which would be a bit more consistent if a pig to gybe.
any recommendations on the club front?

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