Wave Sails

Wave Sails

National Windsurfing Festival 2012 - An update

We catch up with the NWF and find out about the plans for 2012… After the huge success of last year’s event, the National Windsurfing Festival...

National Windsurfing Festival 2012 - An update
Wave Sails

Neil Pryde Combat (2008)

Sizes: 3.3, 3.7, 4.0, 4.2, 4.5, 4.7, 5.0, 5.3, 5.6m. Manufacturer’s mast recommendations: Pryde masts tend to be flex-top in bend curve (by our definition – though Pryde...

Neil Pryde Combat (2008)
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Gaastra Manic (2008)

Sizes: 3.3, 3.7, 4.0, 4.2, 4.5, 4.7, 5.0, 5.3, 5.7m. Manufacturer’s mast recommendations: Recommended for use with skinny masts although billed as compatible with SD masts too. The...

Gaastra Manic (2008)
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Maui Sails Legend (2008)

Sizes: 3.3, 3.7, 4.0, 4.2, 4.5, 4.7, 5.0, 5.3, 5.7m. Manufacturer’s mast recommendations: Recommended for use with skinny masts although capable of being used with SD...

Maui Sails Legend (2008)
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Naish Boxer (2008)

Sizes: 3.6, 4.0, 4.4, 4.7, 5.0, 5.4, 5.8, 6.2m. Mast recommendations: We only tried the Boxer in 5.4m and on its own mast, so we have...

Naish Boxer (2008)
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Neil Pryde Combat (2008)

Sizes: 3.3, 3.7, 4.0, 4.2, 4.5, 4.7, 5.0, 5.3, 5.6m. Manufacturer’s mast recommendations: Pryde masts tend to be flex-top in bend curve (by our definition –...

Neil Pryde Combat (2008)
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North Ice (2008)

Sizes: 3.4, 3.7, 4.0, 4.2, 4.5, 4.7, 5.0, 5.3, 5.7, 6.2m. Manufacturer’s mast recommendations: North recommend SD masts with their wave sails and although they do...

North Ice (2008)
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North Voodoo (2008)

Sizes: 3.0, 3.4, 3.7, 4.0, 4.2, 4.5, 4.7, 5.0, 5.3, 5.7m. Mast recommendations: As for the Ice. The Voodoo is also designed so that all sizes...

North Voodoo (2008)
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Simmer Icon (2008)

Sizes: 3.5, 3.8, 4.1, 4.4, 4.7, 5.0, 5.3, 5.6, 5.9, 6.2m. Manufacturer’s mast recommendations: We used the Icon 5.3 with a Simmer SC RD 90% mast...

Simmer Icon (2008)
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Simmer Crossover (2008)

Sizes: 3.7, 4.0, 4.2, 4.5, 4.7, 5.0, 5.3, 5.7, 6.2, 6.7, 7.2m. Mast recommendations: As for Simmer Icon, except that the 5.3 Crossover sets on a...

Simmer Crossover (2008)
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Tushingham Rock (2008)

Sizes: 2.7, 3.3, 3.7, 4.0, 4.2, 4.5, 4.7, 5.0, 5.2, 5.5, 5.7, 6.0m. Manufacturer’s mast recommendations: The Rock is designed to set on either SD or RD...

Tushingham Rock (2008)
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Naish Boxer (2008)

Sizes: 3.6, 4.0, 4.4, 4.7, 5.0, 5.4, 5.8, 6.2m. Mast recommendations: We only tried the Boxer in 5.4m and on its own mast, so we have no information...

Naish Boxer (2008)
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Gaastra Poison (2008)

Sizes: 4.0, 4.2, 4.5, 4.7, 5.0, 5.4, 5.8, 6.2m. Manufacturer’s mast recommendations: As for Gaastra Manic. Our mast recommendations: We have only set the Poison on Gaastra RD 75% masts,...

Gaastra Poison (2008)
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Gaastra Posion (2009)

The Poison is billed as the “powerhouse wave” and its vaunted characteristics are comfortable power and instant response. It adds freeride ability to its other...

Gaastra Posion (2009)
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Gaastra Manic (2009)

The Manic is billed as the “softer” and more manoeuvrable of the two Gaastra wave sails capable of both “pure down-the-line waveriding … and solid...

Gaastra Manic (2009)
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Maui Legend (2009)

The Global and Legend are the twoMaui Sails wave sails and there is an excellent page on their website explaining the reasoning behind the different...

Maui Legend (2009)
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Maui Global (2009)

The Global and Legend are the two Maui Sails’ wave sails and there is an excellent page on their website explaining the reasoning behind the...

Maui Global (2009)
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Simmer Mission X (2009)

Simmer make four wave ranges although two of these are the same design in different construction. Those are the Mission and the Mission X. The...

Simmer Mission X (2009)
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Simmer Icon (2009)

Simmer make four wave ranges although two tested on this occasion are the same design in different construction. Those are the Mission and the Mission...

Simmer Icon (2009)
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Neil Pryde Fly (2009)

The Fly is Neil Pryde’s all new Kauli Seadi signature range. With only four battens in sizes below 5.0m and a relatively low aspect planshape...

Neil Pryde Fly (2009)