Also, a windsurfing
board which is longer than 320 centimetres and having a volume of not less than 200 litres. Longboards have a daggerboard
besides a fin, which other windsurfing
boards don't. The main functional distinction between longboards and shortboard
s is that longboards are meant to be used in a non-planing
Longboards are mostly used for learning to windsurf and for relaxed cruising in the sun. It's possible to learn to ride a longboard in 1-3 hours, given appropriate conditions and a good teacher.