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andylc
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Re: Nomad Wave

Postby andylc » Thu Mar 18, 2021 7:48 pm

I asked him the same question for the opposite reason as I was used to a looser feel and was thinking maybe to go with smaller fins. He said 50mm was the ideal size in his experience so I stuck with it and go used to it quite quickly.
How does the loose feel fit with the front diving which you mentioned before?

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Re: Nomad Wave

Postby Madraoulas » Thu Mar 18, 2021 7:52 pm

Andyic as I understood the nose diving is the result of loose/skatey feeling...I loose the back so I put more weight in front leg and nose diving...

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Re: Nomad Wave

Postby andylc » Thu Mar 18, 2021 8:01 pm

I do recall in my first couple of powered sessions feeling like it was harder to manage being well powered but I'm not sure exactly what I did as this didn't last - guessing I just edged a bit harder, possibly a result of the board being a bit longer than my old board.

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Re: Nomad Wave

Postby Madraoulas » Thu Mar 18, 2021 8:29 pm

And of course I want to say to everyone that the board is awesome (veeery light weight, easy waterstart)...as every Ferrari needs some things to do (in this case my technique and must find it) for absolute great time

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Re: Nomad Wave

Postby andylc » Tue Mar 30, 2021 1:34 pm

How are you getting on with it now? I finally got back out yesterday after Covid restrictions were eased and I must say I couldn't dive the front of the board even when I tried, other than during a transition when it could happen at very low speed like with any board.

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Re: Nomad Wave

Postby apollo4000 » Tue Apr 06, 2021 6:09 pm

andylc wrote:
Tue Mar 30, 2021 1:34 pm
How are you getting on with it now? I finally got back out yesterday after Covid restrictions were eased and I must say I couldn't dive the front of the board even when I tried, other than during a transition when it could happen at very low speed like with any board.
Same here. Small waves. Friday. Minnis Bay. One minute acts like a TT next minute like a surfboard. Lovely.

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Re: Nomad Wave

Postby andylc » Tue Apr 06, 2021 6:59 pm

The more you get used to it the better it feels, especially carving round to toeside and wave riding - makes you wonder why TTs are the shape they are because for me there is no downside to this shape.

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Re: Nomad Wave

Postby Pana » Tue Apr 06, 2021 9:52 pm

andylc wrote:
Tue Apr 06, 2021 6:59 pm
... for me there is no downside to this shape.
Totally agree, except perhaps for those big boosters.

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Re: Nomad Wave

Postby andylc » Tue Apr 06, 2021 10:17 pm

Insofar as I can tell I don't think I'm jumping any lower than I did before. Could be wrong though!

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Re: Nomad Wave

Postby Madraoulas » Fri Apr 09, 2021 5:23 pm

Hallo my friends, I had a lot of practise in theory and on rhe water these past days.Today I just came back from very gusty conditions, but I did a good job, I realized that I didn't put much pressure on back foot, I did it today and the result is amazing, no nose dive and felt much secure also I went as slow as I wanted (very important for absolute control for me).So I smiled today🤗🪂
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