The board shapes and bottom designs have changed quite a bit through the years. From needle like, multi channel boards in the eighties to short and wide boards with a more subtle bottom designs that we see today. Even since I wrote the first articles about board/bottom shapes we have got the short and super wide RRD Firemove and Starboard have continued to refine their cut out concept.
Windsurfing board shapes
The golden compromise. average speed can out perform top speed.
>> Board shapes in general
Do you prioritize control or speed? Is it possible to get both i one board?
>> Windsurfing – Vee-shape
An opportunity to have different rocker curves.
>> Windsurfing – Board Channels
Concave bottom shapes
Will provide more grip and will give the board smoother characteristics.
>> Windsurfing – Concave bottom shapes
Improved speed potential and maneuverability.
>> Windsurfing Cut out´s