What you need to know is that the Race LTD board has been specifically designed to shine during races; this is a top performance course racing board meant to be used at a competition level. Consequently the board has incredible upwind abilities, can get up and go in even the lightest winds, and weighs next to nothing. This board will smoke the competition while going upwind and will maneuver beautifully in very light wind conditions. The Race LTD board has the best upwind performance in a production board.
The bottom line is that the Race LTD board is a properly good board that you can use in course racing or as a light wind weapon in your arsenal.