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Is the Cabrinha Double Agent a good board to start with?

Postby jadog » Mon Apr 01, 2019 6:49 pm

Looking for a good board to get started with foiling. It needs to be beginner friendly and portable. Meaning that I can disassemble and stow in a smaller vehicle. I weigh 120lbs so I'm a smaller rider. Was thinking the 135CM Cabrinha Double Agent would be a good place to start. Looking for advice from those who have been there already! :)

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Re: Is the Cabrinha Double Agent a good board to start with?

Postby grigorib » Mon Apr 01, 2019 7:12 pm

It would be pretty silly to buy it now as Triple agent is enroute to dealers and is waaay better.
After losing proriders and designers company is switching to bi-yearly release cycle and warranty on legacy gear will be limited “void upon wet” so any old models will depreciate fast
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Re: Is the Cabrinha Double Agent a good board to start with?

Postby jadog » Mon Apr 01, 2019 7:16 pm

So purchasing used from an individual for a discount would be worth it? What would you consider a fair price for this setup?

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Re: Is the Cabrinha Double Agent a good board to start with?

Postby Cab Driver » Mon Apr 01, 2019 7:52 pm

jadog wrote:
Mon Apr 01, 2019 7:16 pm
So purchasing used from an individual for a discount would be worth it? What would you consider a fair price for this setup?
I think what grigorib is saying is, "April fools!".

135 DA is a great beginner board. It floats but doesn't have volume, so it won't always sit flat in the water. Sitting flat in the water makes it hard to get your feet on the deck or in the straps. It can sit crooked, especially if the foil is neutrally buoyant, which makes learning way easier.

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Re: Is the Cabrinha Double Agent a good board to start with?

Postby jadog » Mon Apr 01, 2019 8:10 pm

Ohhh. Nice one! Completely missed that, lol. Thanks for the advice Cab Driver.

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Re: Is the Cabrinha Double Agent a good board to start with?

Postby jadog » Mon Apr 01, 2019 8:25 pm

Also, what size mast is preferred for beginners? The one I'm looking at comes with 65 and 85cm lengths. Should I also consider a 40cm for learning?

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Re: Is the Cabrinha Double Agent a good board to start with?

Postby grigorib » Mon Apr 01, 2019 8:26 pm

jadog wrote:
Mon Apr 01, 2019 8:25 pm
Also, what size mast is preferred for beginners? The one I'm looking at comes with 65 and 85cm lengths. Should I also consider a 40cm for learning?
40cm is good only for session #1. Then it becomes useless.

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Re: Is the Cabrinha Double Agent a good board to start with?

Postby a99 » Mon Apr 01, 2019 8:26 pm

Where you foind info about cabrinha triple agent foil ???

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Re: Is the Cabrinha Double Agent a good board to start with?

Postby jadog » Mon Apr 01, 2019 8:29 pm

Are the mast's interchangeable between brands? Figuring if the 40cm size is only useful for a short time, then there would be quite a few people looking to sell one.

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Re: Is the Cabrinha Double Agent a good board to start with?

Postby richy-c » Mon Apr 01, 2019 9:58 pm

grigorib wrote:
Mon Apr 01, 2019 8:26 pm
jadog wrote:
Mon Apr 01, 2019 8:25 pm
Also, what size mast is preferred for beginners? The one I'm looking at comes with 65 and 85cm lengths. Should I also consider a 40cm for learning?
40cm is good only for session #1. Then it becomes useless.
Theres a guy on here using his 40 cm mast on the Lagoon at Mauritius he says its awesome in shallow flat water even when more advanced 👍


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