They might look somewhat radical and very different but they are simply the best Freestyle Waves we have ever made. Other sails in this test:. If just in theory, the Freestyle Wave would not work perfectly for the given conditions as they come, you still can tune it to perfection! It's just not what I was expecting when I bought the board. Experimenting with the fins a little is well worthwhile — replacing the side-fins with blanks and the 102 provides more conventional feedback, flying on its fin when properly powered. Looking at your pics on your profile, I can't imagine a little bit of board sink would cause you any problems uphaulling. The direct feel derives from the reduced swing weight of the short, compact shape. I was quite surprised the first time I got on it.
The tail is rather narrow to maintain control on fast runs over choppy water. It seems the current model is a very different shape. But why can't the put the real volume right next to the dimensions in the little writing that is printed on the boards. Enter your name: optional This product hasn't received any reviews yet. The outline is parallel in the mid-section creating a big area for early planing and stability. By simply turning the plastic plate by 180 degrees, the width of the foostraps can be reduced by 0.
Winter storage: non-freezing constantly above +5 C. Haven't taken it out in anything bigger. This makes them our fastest, liveliest and most maneuverable all-water toys ever. The 102 is the second largest of a five board line-up and comes available in either Pro or Full Wood Sandwich construction. ? Initiating turns is really easy. You customers would thank you for it! If just in theory, the Freestyle Wave would not work perfectly for the given conditions as they come, you still can tune it to perfection! The deck shape also offers perfect board control mixed with readiness to respond. By combining the two sides with the appropriate connection at the front, noses of almost all standard board sizes and shapes can be covered efficiently.
Suited for freestyle as well, they love to carve fast, drawn-out turns in all waters, flatwater, chop and waves. Great for slalom sailors who need a tight connection to the board and for youngsters or women with smaller feet. The tail is rather narrow to maintain control on fast runs over choppy water. Shorter, with more parallel rails through the mid-section for improved stability and early planing , the new design is said to be more direct and responsive in feel, whilst the tail remains narrow for control in rough waters. I had an 116L F2 Ride and wish I never sold it. The straps are easy to locate and the acceleration through gusts is very apparent. They accelerate in the flats, fly over chop and carve into wave faces.
You can also use these boards in single-fin setup. The outline is parallel in the mid-section creating a big area for early planing and stability. Winter storage: non-freezing constantly above +5 C. Now I'm stuck on my 120 when I'd like to be on something just a little bit smaller. So, after windsurfing and safe transport put the board out of its bag and let both dry separately - otherwise your board will suffer from osmosis and blisters bubbles will show up on the boards surface.
They accelerate in the flats, fly over chop and carve into wave faces. Kabbelwellen werden in der neu gestalteten Mittelsektion der Gleitfläche tatsächlich sehr sanft absorbiert, selbst bei richtig viel Wind und Top-Speed. Next time it's windy I'll take them both out and do a side by side test and see what the difference really is. I remember reading about the German Surf Magazine doing the volume tests. Auch in der Welle kann man mit geschlossenen Augen Windsurfen. If just in theory, the Freestyle Wave would not work perfectly for the given conditions as they come, you still can tune it to perfection! If you are not sure which board line would suit you best, then don't look any further. And your bag might start to smell.
Die Suche nach dem idealen Board ist endlich beendet! As you said, I don't have an issue with a sinky board. It is directionally very stable, no doubt in part to the large fin area provided by the supplied fins, which in turn help it to point high to the wind and maintain drive through prolonged lulls. A special channel bottom between the straps improves the grip and generates extra lift when needed. Sometimes they even look as if repaired. Great shock absorbing effect - very comfortable. The 116 is 66 cm wide. Contact details: Paseo Nuestra Señora Mercedes de Roja, 56 38612 El Médano, Canarias, Spain Phone:.
Perhaps the Fanatic was actually bigger than its quoted volume. Comfortable padding, changeable to asymmetrical shape when the strap is not centered - very comfortable! Suited for freestyle as well, they love to carve fast, drawn-out turns in all waters, flatwater, chop and waves. The outline is parallel in the mid-section creating a big area for early planing and stability. All those owners of former Freestyle Wave generations and many more will simply need one. The Vee steadily increases towards the tail which creates more rocker in the rails. Offering all the traditional Freestyle Wave virtues, they now are even more agile and fun.