markchatwin wrote: Roberto's is a 44cm wide which is 17.3" wide which doesn't seem too wide to me. Seems like you'd need a lot of power to keep that baby afloat. It's about 5'8" on the length but I'm sure as the speed increases it would rock.
Any thoughts on surfboard size?
Maybe it is not Roberto only strapped surfboard
I have a similar board like Roberto when the wind is strong for my 2011 10/8 or 2010 6 Rebel
"The Kontact 2010 is Tri-fin pintail 5'9" long and 16 3/4" wide"
I mostly ride the 2011 Whip 5'7" x 18.6 Quad with my 2011 12 Rebel or Riot XR2 LW 19 and we both weigh exact same
I also have a 3rd board twin-fin (14cm) 3 straps 2011 North Freerace 5'3" x 18.6" (real wide square tail)
That one goes upwind higher ,faster and in one knot less wind than my Whip (less drag from less fins) +very flat rocker
Real "skatey" feel to turn on a dime in smaller waves
It is 17" wide one foot off the tail and at the very back it is 13 3/4"wide
So that is what i like to use in salty density ocean water
So i think in a fresh water lake the additional buoyancy (thickness and width) may be to your advantage
on your research................... ........................................