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A type of windsurfing board that is less stable but faster than a standard board:‘the longer funboards need a higher degree of skill than the smaller size’[as modifier] ‘funboard sailing’
- ‘Find out more about the funboard setup and the different design features using the related links.’
- ‘You know how to go windsurfing on a long board, you sail in stronger and stronger winds, its high time to experience the acceleration and vivacity of a short board… a funboard.’
- ‘The design works well in small to medium size surf, however, funboards lose their charm in large surf.’
- ‘Narrower and thinner than a funboard, with aggressive rocker and bottom contours.’
- ‘The most favourable months for those that ride funboards are certainly the spring and autumn months when the frequency of windy days is greatest.’
- ‘This smaller funboard offers many of the same characteristics of the other boards in the group.’
- ‘Then when you look at the break on a good swell, you have all manner of waves - a thick dredging wave by the jetty and then a slower, slopey wave - a longboard and funboard wave.’
- ‘OK… I have a question regarding what is the difference between funboard to a regular board?’
- ‘The funboards are designed to make the most of all sorts of waves.’
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