For 2011 I am trying to cover as many conditions and types of sailing as I can with 4 or 5 boards.
I hope to use these 4 boards with the following sails:
JP Super Lightwind - RSS MkIII 9.5 & RSR EvoIII 7.8
JP Slalom VI 68 - RSR EvoIII 7.8 & RSR EvoII 7.0
JP Speed 49 - RSR EvoII 7.0, RSR5.8 & RSR 5.0
Fanatic Freewave 115 - NP Excess 6.4 & 5.4
There are a few gaps there such as a 90L slalom but without our faster/flatter spots of the past I hope to spend a heap of time on the 68/7.8 combo again. I'm not sure how well the SLW will work with 7.8 but hopefuly it is as good as on the Slalom IV84 when it is gusty. I am keeping the 49 for the occasional trip to Sandy and some possible new SA speed locations I want to try out. I have always had a soft spot for the Fanatic freewave and decided to get on this year. I made the mistake of thinking I had to get a board smaller than my slalom so that I didn't "double-up". The JP 102 FSW didn't plane as early as I had liked for my weight and I had read in forum posts that the 112 actually felt a lot smaller than the quoted volume so the FW115 was the one to go for. I also like the graphics a lot more!