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Cabrinha Spectrum size beginner 70-76kg

Postby sub5mango » Sat Jul 17, 2021 9:20 pm

I'm a beginner at the water start stage. Is the Spectrum a good board? For lessons they've had me on a duotone Gonzales 143. There's nothing second hand where I am so it has to be new. Ouch! There's a Cabrinha Spectrum 140x42. Would this be a good size? The next one down at 136x41 sounds a bit small maybe?

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Re: Cabrinha Spectrum size beginner 70-76kg

Postby unnuhi » Sat Jul 17, 2021 10:10 pm

I’m also 73kg and have a Spectrum 140x42. It’s a good size with a wide range. It is an easy and smooth TT for learning. I like it with my 12m in choppy conditions.
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Re: Cabrinha Spectrum size beginner 70-76kg

Postby Matteo V » Sat Jul 17, 2021 10:22 pm

That's a good single board for your weight.

But most places, it's better to go with an oversized board, AND an undersized board. This let's you switch boards instead of kites.
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Re: Cabrinha Spectrum size beginner 70-76kg

Postby knyfe » Sun Jul 18, 2021 4:49 pm

For sure the bigger board. You will progress faster on a bigger board and it will take years to outgrow it. Even 142-144 is fine.


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