Starboard Formula 156

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Starboard Formula 156

My venerable Formula board, 2003 Starboard 156 needs a home. I haven't gotten it wet in two years. Good condition. Includes chicken strap (center rear strap) Board bag and 70cm fin. DRAM construction (slightly heavier, slightly more ding proof) 262x100cm $350

Starboard's stated volume of 156 l is a lie. It's probably 1451or so 129l (Randy looked it up) because the nose is like a potato chip. The 100cm width makes it stable but don't linger on the nose while tacking. The straps are outboard so this may overwhelm someone starting out but if you are comfortable in the straps, grab a 7.5 or bigger and have fun.

Deep tuttle so could be used for foiling at your own risk. I'll grab some pics this weekend. Generic photo below.

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Still have a 10.8/9/9 rig if you want something big to put on it.

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Psst. Webster. Check your email.

There is no off season.

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Re: Starboard Formula 156
Randy wrote:

Psst. Webster. Check your email.

I saw it. I was probably posting when you did. I had Important Stuff™ to do tonight so didn't check email until late.

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Re: Starboard Formula 156

Handy with a bit of epoxy and cf? Turn any old formula board into a modern foil board

https://www.seabreeze.com.au/forums/Windsurfing/General/Pimp-My-Ride-found-in-Windfoil-page-from-Koen-Sonck

And you are probably asking, "Where can I get an old formula board?"

Ahem.... ⬆️ Biggrin

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I think you would probably want to start with a board that has already been uglyed up a bit by foiling failures.

There is no off season.

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a board that has already been uglyed up a bit by foiling failures.

I have such a board. Freee to loan! Good
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a board that has already been uglyed up a bit by foiling failures.

I have such a board. Freee to loan! Good

I have a hand saw... Just saying. Biggrin
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It might be safer to ride a unicycle on a tightrope

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