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2013 Freeride Boards

Feb 28, 2013

FREERIDE pretty much means easy. If you are looking to maximize your fun on the water then often the best place to find it is on a board that is easy. However there are essentially two sub-groups of boards within the group:

Early planing freeride: These are higher volume boards that will get you planing in lighter wind and help you learn all those tricky windsurfing skills from getting into the footstraps to planing jibes.

Highwind freeride: Due to their lower volumes these boards require more wind to plane on but considering their size they are fairly easy to sail. One of these shapes may be the perfect choice for anyone living in a windier location.

 

FREERIDE BOARDS:

2013 Bic CoreBic Sport Core

Sizes: 160, 205-liters

Core 293D: Big volume, super stable and fitted with a daggerboard, the Core 293 D is the perfect combination for bigger sized beginner riders looking to learn and progress fast and easily. In light winds, its impressive length gives it excellent glide, perfect for cruising the coastline. And when the wind fills in it transforms into an easy-riding funboard, ideal for learning your planing and jibing skills, and riding in the foot straps. Made from Thermoformed Glass Composite, it's got great stiffness and even better resistance to knocks. The fittings have likewise been selected for their excellent value for money. A great board for the whole family

Core 160D: Great fun, very quick up to planing and fast in light winds, the Core 160D is the perfect board to sail in light to medium wind. It's aimed at lighter weight beginner windsurfers looking to learn and progress fast. It's also ideal for bigger sized riders looking for a board that's got good volume and is fast up to planing, riders looking to progress towards a more physical riding style. Fitted with a retractable daggerboard for upwind sailing. Made from Thermoformed Glass Composite, it's got great stiffness and even better resistance to knocks. The fittings have likewise been selected for their excellent value for money.. An amazingly versatile board.

The Core series is aimed at windsurfers looking for good value at a good price. They come with a fun guarantee, backed up by years of windsurf experience. These boards have proven their worth in all sorts of conditions and their versatility has been well noted in all the magazine tests. Made from Thermoformed Glass Composite, they've got great stiffness and even better resistance to knocks. The fittings have likewise been selected for their excellent value for money.

Fittings
Footstraps: Ergoform x 4 positions: 2 + 1 centre rear on 3 position inserts
Footpads: 4 piece, 4 mm thickness

bicsportwindsurf.com 

 

Bic Sport Techno

2013 Bic TechnoSizes: 133, 148, 160, 205-liters

Techno 133: On a Techno 133 you can go fast, very fast, very easily. In all kinds of conditions and always with great sensations. At the same time, you can enjoy funboard riding in medium to strong winds. So versatile that it could easily become the only freeride board in your quiver.

Techno 148: A great board for lighter weight beginners, the Techno 148 is a great weapon in light to moderate winds, with the kind of acceleration, straight line speed and lively handling that make it one of the best in its category.

Techno 160: Great fun, specially fast up to planing and strong in light winds, the Techno 160 is the ideal board for any size and level of windsurfer looking to progress to a more sporting level.

Techno 293 OD DTT: What helped the Techno 293 OD become such a successful Class Racing board was its general performance and easy control. With a high volume and moderate outline, the Techno 293 OD provides a stable platform for learning to windsurf. A daggerboard provides directional stability and makes sailing upwind a breeze. In light winds, the near 3 m length helps the board really glide through the water, making windsurfing an exciting option in sub-planing conditions. Once the wind gets up, the concave hull helps boost the board onto the plane making for great funboard sailing. Its lightweight and solid construction ensure that the performance and durability remain even after intensive use. Competition aside, the Techno 293 OD is ideal for learning and leisure funboarding. This versatility enables clubs to reduce their overheads and equipment costs by having just one board model from learning right through to racing. With high quality fittings it really is a reliable, high performance board, comfortable in all water conditions.

This legendary range is part of the history of funboarding, boards that are easy to ride, fast and versatile. The Techno 283 was the first of the new generation of wide boards. Since then, the Techno series has shown its supremacy in all types of water conditions and won much public appreciation : from the most demanding of racers (Techno 293OD) to lovers of long distance racing and cruising (Hi Ho)… not forgetting funboard clubs the world over and the most hardcore of funboard riders, they’ve all loved the boards’ performance, strength, stiffness and light weight, matched by the quality of the fittings. The whole Techno series is now accepted as the benchmark in their individual categories.

Fittings:

Footstraps: Ergoform x 4 positions: 2 + 1 centre rear on 3 position inserts

Pads: 5 pieces, 5mm thickness

bicsportwindsurf.com

 

Exocet Nano

2013 Exocet NanoSister of the LINK 75, the NANO 175 is a higher performance and stiffer version for sailors looking at a compromise hull between displacements and planing board. The dagger will allow great options in any wind with astonishing performance in heavier conditions

Features

  • Thin rails for ultimate maneuverability.
  • Super comfortable footstraps.
  • Doom deck shape for planning efficiency.
  • ASA construction : Max durability at minimum cost.

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2013 Exocet Nano specs

 

2013 Exocet Twixx

 

Exocet Twixx

The TWIXX is a truly exciting board to ride, as the twin fins add considerably more fun and freedom to this freeride program.

The concept has increased its manoeuvrability and has also opened up access to the shallowest waters possible for a board of this size. Yet the performance offered is superior to any similar specification single fin boards, as you will experience a totally different ride from a conventional board. The TWIXX line is equipped with two short Freeride fins, positioned slightly forward to optimize speed and gybing performance.

Features

  • DDSA: Double Density Shock Absorber
  • E.U.R: Exocet Unique Ride
  • QC: Quality Construction
  • 2 Freeride Side Fins

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2013 Exocet Twixx specs

 

Exocet X-cross

2013 Exocet X-crossThe new X-cross range will set up a new trend in the freeride world, not only are they fast boards but they turn amazingly, rails are extremely thin for a board of that width making it a perfect platform for all weather and wind condition.

The fairly deep VE under the mast base will make you forget how thin these boards are but then in manoeuvre the beast will reveal itself....outstanding boards for sure!!!

Features

  • DDSA: Double Density Shock Absorber
  • E.U.R: Exocet Unique Ride
  • QC: Quality Construction
  • D.S: Double Sandwich construction including new generation biaxial fiber glass
  • New Footstraps, super comfortable and easy to adjust

exocet-original.com

2013 Exocet Xcross specs

 

 

2013 Fanatic GeckoFanatic Gecko

Fanatic’s redefining the modern Funboard with a range of extra wide and thin-railed manoeuvre-friendly compact shapes. Supportive wide points - comparable to boards 15 litres larger - and flat decks into thinned-out edges produce a hull capable of extreme, tight-carving performance. Similar to Freestyle boards, the extra width means you don’t need a larger sail to get going quickly. All three models (105, 120 & 135 litre) feature a proven rocker line and tuned tail kick release that deliver the ultimate quick-to-plane, responsive Freemove board. Ideal for screeching turns and even your first Freestyle moves – a true Freeride revolution has begun. Available in super-durable Bamboo Sandwich Light construction with GFK Power Box fin.

KEY FEATURES:
- Extra-Wide compact outline for early planing and stability
- Efficient low volume profile
- 75° Pintail for reduced drag and control
- Proven fast performance scoop-rocker line with added tail kick
- Flat deck with thin rails for ultimate carving sensation
- Flat Panel Power V bottom shape

SHAPER SEBASTIAN WENZEL ON HIS LATEST CAD-FORMED CREATION:
“To say this board is cutting-edge is an understatement – the ultra-thin rail edges let you dig as deep as you want in turns and extra width will save you from buying a bigger sail. If you’re looking for a board that planes early, with a balanced, compact outline to jump, slide and carve like never before all with way less volume – then the Gecko’s your perfect playmate.“

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2013 Fanatic Gecko specs

2013 Fanatic Shark

 

 

 

Fanatic Shark

Perfect for progression and forgiving to intermediates, the Sharks lack no bite in hard-carving super-tight turns. From smooth, graceful cruising to lightning speed runs they’re the perfect platform for fast learners and a lifetime of Freeride pleasure. The proven CAD-shaped scoop rocker, comfy domed decks and compact outline are easy to use and push to the limits. 5 hard-wearing high value shapes come in High Resistance Skin (HRS) with Power Box fins, and the most popular 135 and 150 LTD sizes are also available in eco-friendly, impact resistant and super light and stiff Innegra Carbon / Basalt Cork Sandwich Light Finish construction.

KEY FEATURES:
‣ Easy-to-use compact outline and efficient volume flow and feel
‣ 80° pintail for drag reduction, jibing and top-end control
‣ Smooth and forgiving ride from full front rails blending into thinner tail for grip and tight turns
‣ Double concave cuts through the chop at high speed
‣ Responsive foot-steering feel from deluxe deck doming

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2013 Fanatic Shark specs

 

2013 Goya OneGoya One

If you are looking for one board that can do it all, look no further. The ONE is fast, turny, easy to ride, for all styles and all conditions. Welcome to a real one board concept. Just pick your volume and go windsurfing. Done.

The ONE combines the best features of all board lines we have yet been producing, and merges them into what is now becoming an instant favorite among riders and testers.

The ONE 86-104 carry a V bottom with double concaves through the stance. The reason for that is that V bottoms are the fastests bottoms still, all raceboards carry them and the double concave accentuate the centerline, softening the ride/ more comfortable while adding grip and drive to the turns.

The 86 features a US Box compatible with all wave fin designs and the larger sizes 94, 104, 116, 130 and 144 feature a Power Box for increase speed, strength and compatibility with larger fins.

The One is available in PRO Construction as well as in ECO Construction in the sizes 86, 94, 104, 116, 130 and 144. LEARN MORE

ECO uses a combination of wood double sandwich, our number one renewable resource, and biaxial glass, where stability dictates it. This construction incorporates our latest performance research to create a strong, light and very smooth feeling board at a competitive price.

Range Of Use: All Riders Welcome. The One caters to all levels of experience and all types of conditions. Within the One Range you will find the right board for all windsurfing situations.

Accessories:

  • The One comes with an MFC™ 211 fin. Learn more
  • The MFC™ straps are extremely comfortable, with a thick and high quality neoprene and a soft inner sole. Learn more
  • The 10mm Dual Density Deck pads combine better traction and padding for the big landings. Learn more

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2013 Goya One Pro & Eco specs

 

2013 JP-Australia All RideJP-Australia All Ride

TECHNOLOGY:

PRO – PRO Edition Technology
FWS – Full Wood Sandwich Technology
ES – Epoxy Sandwich Technology

The “Multi Purpose” concept between Freestyle Wave, Freestyle and Super Sport. They are easy planing, super comfortable to ride and get really fast. Probably the easiest and most forgiving medium wind jibing boards available today. Simple plug and play windsurfing – jump on and have fun.

SHAPE

The 116 uses a performance oriented rocker line from the Super Sport range. The 96 uses one which is close to the Freestyle Waves. The 106 is a combination of the two.

A unique bottom shape, consisting of Vee in the mid section of the board combined with double concaves, makes it easy to initiate maneuvers and adjust the radius and carving angle of the jibe.

A big advantage is the comfortable ride. The Vee in combination with the double concaves just swallow any chop and provide a super comfortable ride.

Our trademark channel concept provides great performance (early planing, high speed) and excellent maneuverability since the rail line has more bottom curve than the inside area of the channel. The channel edge also creates extra lift and grip for maneuvers.

The rather straight outline between the foot straps makes the board very stable in straight line sailing and provides even pressure on the front and back foot resulting in a very comfortable stance. The deck has a constant radius in the standing area, you always feel connected to the board since it perfectly fits the arch of your foot.

The wide tail makes jibing effortless. The board remains controlled and predictable as you enter the jibe. At the middle of the turn a great gliding sensation kicks in. The board remains stable and calm as you go into the foot change. After the rig flip the power comes on smooth and you accelerate rapidly back to top speed. It almost jibes itself. You only need to initiate the turn and it holds that carving edge – it’s so easy!

SUMMARY

Easy early planing, super comfortable, seriously fast.

Super easy and very forgiving jibers. Work great in rolling waves like you find them in Greece and Egypt… If you plan to ride real breaking waves consider the Freestyle Waves which require a slightly more advanced rider. As the All Ride name says you can ride anything with them: flatwater, bumpy conditions and rolling waves. You got it all.

jp-australia.com

2013 JP-Australia All Ride specs

 

2013 JP-Australia X-cite RideJP-Australia X-cite Ride

TECHNOLOGY:

PRO – PRO Edition Technology – 122, 134, 146
FWS – Full Wood Sandwich Technology – 122, 134, 146, 158
FAMILY – Full Wood Sandwich Technology with EVA deck – 146
ES – Epoxy Sandwich Technology – 122, 134, 146, 158
ES + EVA – Epoxy Sandwich Technology with EVA deck – 134, 146

SHAPE

The rather straight outline curve between the straps makes them react quickly to initiating maneuvers. As the magazine describes they are great jibing boards for all level of sailors.

The straight outline curve gives you a body position rather parallel to the centerline. This provides great comfort and even pressure on both feet. Keeping the sail sheeted in is easy. You will experience long high speed runs in total comfort.

A parallel stance also creates even pressure on both feet. Long runs become effortless and you will experience high speed in total comfort.

The scoop rocker line makes the board feel light and ride high on the water to fly over the chop.

The double concave Vee in the front and mid section of the boards gives you the feeling that the chop does not even exist. Towards the tail we use our trademark channel concept combining performance and maneuverability.

NEW

Now also available in Epoxy Sandwich Technology.

The 134 and 146 ES are additionally available with full EVA decks.

On top of that the 146 is available in a special Family version which comes in the light Full Wood Sandwich Technology, with EVA deck, centerfin and many additional footstrap options which cover everything from beginner kids to advanced dads.

SUMMARY

Incredibly early planing freeride boards which offer a unique riding sensation as they go so fast, so comfortably. They will never get out of control. Feel very crisp and light under foot as well as very responsive to foot steering. When jibing, they really feel like on autopilot.

Fun jibers – for the advanced who will enjoy carving jibes, as well as for short board beginners, who want to have fun and improve.

jp-australia.com 

2013 JP-Australia X-cite Ride specs

2013 Mistral Explosion 

 

 

Mistral Explosion

The name says is all, The Explosion is a fun free ride board that will bring you further in your windsurfing. Soft rails and a longer outline makes for a great ride with easy control.

The boards are built using a wood sandwich and have a great strength to weight ratio.

The 160L comes with a dagger board for those who sail in gusty conditions and like to also sail in non-plaining conditions.

mistral-boards.com

Explosion 127:
Volume (l): 127
Lenght (cm): 250
Width (cm): 66
Construction: full wood sandwich
with tough skin rails
Rec.sail size: 5,0 - 7,0 sqm
Fin: 42 cm
Volume (l): 127
Lenght (cm): 250
Width (cm): 66
Construction: full wood sandwich
with tough skin rails
Rec.sail size: 5,0 - 7,0 sqm
Fin: 42 cm
 
Wave  

Freestyle

 

Freemove

__________
(Re)entry _____
Race _____
Explosion 147:
Volume (l): 147
Lenght (cm): 255
Width (cm): 75
Construction: full wood sandwich
with tough skin rails
Rec.sail size: 5,0 - 7,8 sqm
Fin: 45 cm
 
Volume (l): 127
Lenght (cm): 250
Width (cm): 66
Construction: full wood sandwich
with tough skin rails
Rec.sail size: 5,0 - 7,0 sqm
Fin: 42 cm
 
Wave  

Freestyle

 

Freemove

__________
(Re)entry _____
Race _____
Volume (l): 147
Lenght (cm): 255
Width (cm): 75
Construction: full wood sandwich
with tough skin rails
Rec.sail size: 5,0 - 7,8 sqm
Fin: 45 cm
 
Wave  

Freestyle

 

Freemove

__________
(Re)entry _____
Race _____
Explosion 160:
Volume (l): 160
Lenght (cm): 260
Width (cm): 85
Construction: full wood sandwich
with tough skin rails
Rec.sail size: 5,0 - 8,5 sqm
Fin: 45 cm
 

 

 

2013 Mistral SyncroMistral Syncro

The Syncro line is featuring a very nice shape and deck flow, a slightly wider nose, and fuller rails,the board really performs great.

It has a similar rocker line to the older versions and the improvements offers more of the do-it all performance the Syncro line stands for: Fun ride, full control in the jibe, fast for better jumping, and with a rocker that is flat enough to handle any chop you will have to deal with.

The board can be set up with either a 3-foot straps setting or an outboard 4-foot straps setting.

The 3-foot straps setting is for more maneuver ability and improved performance for jumping and moving around on the water.

The 4-foot straps setting makes it easier to have full pressure on the rail, giving you a faster board.

mistral-boards.com

Syncro 104:
Volume (l): 104
Lenght (cm): 240
Width (cm): 62,5
Fiberglass/carbon
Rec.sail size: 5,0 - 7,0 sqm
Fin: 34 cm
 Syncro 117:
Volume (l): 117
Lenght (cm): 241
Width (cm): 67
Fiberglass/carbon
Rec.sail size: 5,5 - 7,8 sqm
Fin: 38 cm
Volume (l): 104
Lenght (cm): 240
Width (cm): 62,5
Fiberglass/carbon
Rec.sail size: 5,0 - 7,0 sqm
Fin: 34 cm
 
Wave __

Freestyle

___

Freemove

__________
(Re)entry __
Race _______
Volume (l): 117
Lenght (cm): 241
Width (cm): 67
Fiberglass/carbon
Rec.sail size: 5,5 - 7,8 sqm
Fin: 38 cm
 
Wave __

Freestyle

___

Freemove

__________
(Re)entry __
Race _______
Syncro 130:
Volume (l): 130
Lenght (cm): 244
Width (cm): 73,5
Fiberglass/carbon
Rec.sail size: 6,0 - 8,5 sqm
Fin: 46 cm
 

 

2013 Naish GT

Naish GT

Lightweight and versatile freeride boards for riders wanting quick planning, amazing speed and easy jibing.

Designed with a new rocker line, the GT has increased length for dual axis stability and early planing performance. The GT accelerates quickly onto a plane, and maintains control and smooth jibing at high speeds.

Key Features:

  • New rockerline for incredible early planing performance
  • Light weight carbon wood sandwich construction
  • Slightly increased length for dual axis stability
  • Eco Boardbag

naishsails.com

2013 Naish GT specs

 

2013 Naish GT SportNaish GT Sport

Durable and versatile freeride boards for riders wanting quick planing, amazing speed and easy jibing.

Designed with a new rocker line, the GT has increased length for dual axis stability and early planing performance. The GT accelerates quickly onto a plane, and maintains control and smooth jibing at high speeds.

Key Features:

  • New rockerline for incredible early planing performance
  • Wood sandwich reinforcement in stance area
  • Slightly increased length for dual axis stability
  • GT design and performance at a great value.

naishsails.com

2013 Naish GT Sport specs

 

 

 

Starboard Carve

The Carve is Starboard’s freeride board

2013 Starboard CarveFreeride boards are designed to be fast, exciting and fun, while delivering their best performance regardless of rider skill:

We call it Plug and Play. Wind-range and jibing performance are critical when freeriding. The new Carves, with their slimmer shapes and extra wide widths, are the class-leaders in wind range and they jibe beautifully in all manner of styles: from wide-arc power turns to pivotal back foot carves. With its stability, they even help you progress in your carve jibing skill and make uphauling a breeze.

8% slimmer design

The Starboard Carves join the evolution towards slimmer shapes: 8% slimmer on average in the midsection, the new slim Carves are extra stable and cover an extra wide wind range. They plane earlier, carry bigger sails and ultimately reach faster speeds than before – more often and more effortlessly.

Design and performance

Wide outlines coupled with a thinner profile forms the basis for each new Carve design.

The slim concept was applied to the Carve 121, 131, 141 when we transitioned from the 2011 model to 2012 model. The slim concept then followed on the 151 and 161 as we transition now from the 2012 model to the 2013 model.

So for 2013, all the Carves now follow the new Slim Concept: wider and thinner for a more efficiency. By making the outlines wider, the boards will have better low-speed stability: this is important when uphauling or completing your jibes for example.

By making the profiles thinner, these wider boards don’t feel big – on the contrary, the lower center of gravity makes the board more responsive to foot- steering, quicker to carve and bite sharper into jibes.

The combination of width and thinness also increases wind range: on one hand, the extra width allows the rider to fit a deeper fin and a larger sail, giving it more light wind power. On the other hand, the low volume from the thin profile allows the board to be more controllable in high winds, using a smaller sail and a smaller fin.

Unlike the Futuras or iSonics, the boards remain generously long by modern standards. This allows for easier passive planing: the boards will glide on to the plane more easily and more gradually.

The tail area of the deck remains heavily domed so that the board remains comfortable underfoot, in any strap position and even outside of the straps. The Carves are very accessible and comfortable to ride.

In conclusion, the Carves are designed to offer an incredible range of performance but in one simple easy package

What's new
2013 compared to 2012:
New 151 and 161 shapes. These two sizes now join the 111, 121, 131 and 141 in the ‘Slim Concept’. The thickness difference is -7% in the mid-section on average. The difference is 0% in the tail section (the tail needs to remain domed for comfort in all strap positions).

The new shapes also benefit from the new cut-aways that provide more top speed and a quicker acceleration.

 

2012 compared to 2011:
121, 131, 141: benefited from the Slim Concept: 9% slimmer in their midsection and new cut-away designs for improved speed/acceleration.

  • 151/161: wider outlines for low speed stability, large sail and large fin carrying capability
  • 151/161: 7% thinner profiles compared to 2012 model, for improved control, maneuverability and a sharper ride
  • Domed decks and multiple insert positions
  • New Sponge Pad design on all sizes
  • Multiple insert positions include inboard and outboard options
  • 151/161: new cut-away shapes that improve top speed and acceleration

Construction: Available in Tufskin AST, Wood and Carbon

star-board.com

2013 Starboard Carve specs 

 

Starboard Go

2013 Starboard GoThe GO are Starboard’s iconic range of progressive freeriders

They are the original, comfortable, stable and easy all-round designs that have transformed modern windsurfing by making it easy to progress from early-learner to advanced rider.

What’s progressive freeriding? It’s about getting planing, hooking in to the harness, learning to waterstart, learning to windsurf with speed and power and mastering the carve jibe.

The all-new 2013 GOs share the same ultra-modern slim shapes as the new 2013 Carve range. Wider and slimmer than ever, they enjoy a wider wind range than before. With the extra width comes more stability and earlier planing, and the ability to use bigger sails and deeper fins. With reduced thickness comes a sharper, more race-like sensation and improved control in higher winds.

The new 8% slimmer GO boards: slim and fast.

8% slimmer design

The GO boards are designed around three key principles: make planing easy, make the ride fast and exciting, and make the handling fun and responsive. Sharing the same shape as the latest slimmer Carves, these new shapes have proven to score almost perfectly in freeride tests

Design and performance

Wide outlines coupled with a thinner profile forms for more efficiency.

By making the outlines wider, the boards will have better low-speed stability: this is important when uphauling or completing your jibes for example.

By making the profiles thinner, these wider boards don’t feel big – on the contrary, the lower center of gravity makes the board more responsive to foot- steering, quicker to carve and bite sharper into jibes.

The combination of width and thinness also increases wind range: on one hand, the extra width allows the rider to fit a deeper fin and a larger sail, giving it more light wind power. On the other hand, the low volume from the thin profile allows the board to be more controllable in high winds, using a smaller sail and a smaller fin.

The tail area of the deck remains heavily domed so that the board remains comfortable underfoot, in any strap position and even outside of the straps. The GOs are very accessible and comfortable to ride.

The Go Windsurfer:

Essentially a GO 171 with an added daggerboard, this blend gives a unique freeride board that has plenty of width, plenty of volume, an exciting free ride and the ability to glide upwind in lightwinds.

The Clipperbox Daggerboard system also minimizes the disadvantage of having a daggerboard in a freeride shape: the daggerboard can be clipped out in an instant and the one-way rubber lips system prevents water from gushing through the daggerboard case at high speeds: the board remains light, crisp and free as it skims over the water.

In the GO range the GO Windsurfer keeps the same shape as before. Why has it not been upgraded to the slimmer concept along with the others?

The answer is simple: we tested the slimmer, wider shapes with a daggerboard and the loss of smooth gliding and the reduced length made the new shape inadequate for the Windsurfer concept.

If you compare the length and width of the GO Windsurfer 171 against the GO 161, you will see that the GO Windsurfer is longer and narrower. This gives it the better blend of non-planing glide and planing performance. It feels just right.

What's new

121, 131, 141: 9% slimmer in their midsection and new cut-away designs for improved speed/acceleration.

151 and 161: the thickness difference is -7% in the mid-section on average. The difference is 0% in the tail section (the tail needs to remain domed for comfort in all strap positions).

All the new shapes also benefit from the new cut-away designs that provide more top speed and a quicker acceleration.

  • Wider outlines for low speed stability, large sail and large fin carrying capability
  • 8% thinner profiles compared to 2012 model, for improved control, maneuverability and a sharper ride
  • Carry handles in the centre makes carrying the board easier under-arm
  • Full soft EVA deck: comfortable for your feet, knees and elbows. You get lots of grip without the cuts or rashes. The EVA deck is raised high above the edges of the board to allow the water to flow freely around the board and carve jibe smoothly without interruption.
  • Footstrap positions for every level of sailing: beginner, intermediates and advanced.
  • Carry handles in the nose: makes carrying the board by two people more convenient
  • The GO 151 and 161 include a centre fin-box: Perfect for fitting an extra centre fin that makes a beginner’s first steps even easier
  • The 151 and 161 models are delivered with two fins – a shallow fin that makes handling easier for beginners, including the first steps in shallower water, and a deeper, high performance fin that unlocks the full performance potential of the GO
  • New cut-away shapes that improve top speed and acceleration (not in the Go Windsurfer

Construction: Both the GO and the GO Windsurfer are available in Tufskin EVA construction

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2013 Starboard Go specs

 

2013 Starboard Kode FreemoveStarboard Kode Freemove

The Kode Freemoves are maneuverable, aggressive freeriders available in 113 and 123 liter


Their new 2013 shapes have faster rails that come from the Flares. These new rails have less tuck under for harder edges: you get more acceleration and quicker planing. With reduced volume above the apex, they bite hard and feel very aggressive, giving the rider a very sharp, precise and exciting sensation when maneuvering the board.

The volume behind the back foot has also been increased following the influence of the Flares: this gives the board more float when accelerating on to the plane and coming out of jibes. Both models have been shortened down to make them yet more maneuverable, more responsive and feel lighter. New 5mm sponge pads for perfect comfort and slightly longer cut-aways for extra speed complete the upgrade.

The new Kode Freemove, the aggressive and maneuverable freeriders that love to carve hard, catch air and surf the swell.

  • Short compact outlines for maximum maneuverability and responsiveness. For 2013, they are shorter yet again.
  • New pads include a 5mm sponge layer for improved comfort and control.
  • New rails come from the Free- style Flares: fast, hard rails for quick planing and acceleration. The reduced thickness above the apex accentuate the bite and grip when carving
  • New increased tail thickness adds to the tails ability to float out of turns and help to pop the board on to the plane.
  • New cut aways are slightly longer for improved fin tracking and increased top end speed

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2013 Starboard Kode Freemove specs 


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