You must be able to stay upwind if you rent from us. If you cannot stay upwind you should take lessons from us before renting.
The Rio, Go and AtomiQ boards have rubberized deck for grip in bare feet and footstraps. The Rio is 195 litres, the Go 175 litres and the AtomiQ Windsurf is 160 litres. Generally, morning wind is stronger and intermediates will want 5.0 sqM to 6.0 sqM. Around lunch and in the early afternoon you might want anything up to 8.0 sqM.
If you are unsure of the right equipment for your needs, please describe your experience, age, weight and comfort in water in the additional information section. We will make sure you sail with the right equipment.