Frankieboy wrote: ↑
Tue Sep 15, 2020 10:00 pm
joekitetime wrote: ↑
Mon Aug 31, 2020 4:47 pm
Low end: very similar...
Can you elaborate on this as the 1100 is 2100cm2 and the 1000 only 987cm2?
I'm no aeronautical engineer, so no techy elaboration. However, I can try to add a few things from my experience.
Higher aspect wings (like the Moses 1000) provide more lift due to their design than comparably sized lower aspect wings. So right there that tells you that the formula is not size = lift, but rather, design = lift. Or, aspect ratio = lift. The higher the aspect ratio, the more the lift. The downside to this is roll factor. Winging or foiling is not just about lift, it is also about manueverability. The higher the aspect ratio, the stiffer the ride.
I found the Moses 1000 to be the easiest foil to get on foil in light wind (compared to the 1100, 873, or 790). The 873 actually bumped on foil a bit slower, but was not easier. But, immediately on foil the 1000 felt significantly faster and less drag was immediately noticeable.
So, super, super good low end, and super good top end. But slightly stiffer than the other mentioned foils which took a little bit of time to get used to (like one session amount of time).
I found the 1000 to be superior to all the other Moses foils.
But it is also edgy. It isn't soft. Edgy like a race horse. Edgy and stiff.
I switched to the fone phantoms and I now I'd say I prefer them to the Moses line, but that is a tangent.
But, the 1000 provides more lift than the 1100 due to its higher aspect ratio, possibly partly due to the fact that there is less drag.
I hope that helps some!
Conversely, I find the 790 to be slow and draggy. I like this when powered and riding in steep chop/swell, when super powered on the wing and lots of energy to burn because it isn't needed. Overpowered the 790 is nice, easy to ride and more fun. Certainly underpowered the 1000 is better. I would have only those 2 Moses wings for winging.