When you are starting to get ahold of it, and are about to start with turns, gybing, tacks etc. it is perfect to start to use the V-strap which will make this easier for you. The V-strap has also been developed so that you can place your foot where you prefer in relation to your body type. At this stage you may also want to add the back foot strap. With the back strap fitted, you are also ready to start jumping. the back strap is also wide, so that you can move your foot back and forth a bit, and at the same time getting support upwards, which is the main reason for using straps.
The foot straps are made of nylon and are very light. It is 3 layers, with Velcro between the different layers, so that the straps are easy to adjust to what suits your foot. The foot straps comes with stainless steel screws. The V-strap also have 2 washers that shall be placed between the foot strap and the screw.