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Foil boards with minimal volume (built like a twin tip)

Postby austroKiter » Thu Jun 13, 2019 7:32 pm

Hi,

which foil boards are there on the market that are thin like a twintip?

The CrazyFly F-Lite comes pretty close to what I'm looking for but I don't need all the inserts for straps: https://www.crazyflykites.com/boards/f-lite

What I'm looking for:
- Light
- Should fit plate mounted foils (like Moses)
- Ideally no added weight from strap inserts
- Length around 105-130cm

If this doesn't exist on the market, any recommendations where to get something like this custom built?

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Re: Foil boards with minimal volume (built like a twin tip)

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Re: Foil boards with minimal volume (built like a twin tip)

Postby jjm » Thu Jun 13, 2019 7:49 pm

Check out the Axis Free MV https://live2kite.com/collections/foil- ... 19-free-mv also the Kink MV @ 105cm.
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Re: Foil boards with minimal volume (built like a twin tip)

Postby Live2KITE » Thu Jun 13, 2019 8:18 pm

Hi there,
The ones we use and sell the most on the twin tip construction are the AXIS Minimal Volume foilboards.
3 different sizes of the Minimal Volume construction, $699
105 x 45cm, 125 x 45cm, 145 x 45cm
https://live2kite.com/pages/axis-foils-mv-series

Let us know if you have more questions.
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Re: Foil boards with minimal volume (built like a twin tip)

Postby thewindego » Thu Jun 13, 2019 10:02 pm

What is the weight on those? Sure looks like a nice design.

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Re: Foil boards with minimal volume (built like a twin tip)

Postby Foil » Thu Jun 13, 2019 10:03 pm

this for me is odd,
can you say why you prefer a board and rig which from my experience sinks just under the water surface, and can not be seen as a result when you crash?
its certainly a feature that make me avoid that route.

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Re: Foil boards with minimal volume (built like a twin tip)

Postby thewindego » Thu Jun 13, 2019 10:26 pm

Found out105 weighs 2.9kg. Not light but a nice looking board.

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Re: Foil boards with minimal volume (built like a twin tip)

Postby tmcfarla » Fri Jun 14, 2019 1:24 am

I used a modified shinnster for a while, definitely prefer my current board which is 1” thick (still quite low volume). Volume helps with visibility a lot, and it is lighter. I guess I can see the appeal of it being indestructible for airline travel, but for anything else a bit of volume is nice.

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Re: Foil boards with minimal volume (built like a twin tip)

Postby tswierkocki » Fri Jun 14, 2019 3:33 am

Here you go. I been riding mine for a year now. Great board.

https://www.kanahashapes.com/shop

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Re: Foil boards with minimal volume (built like a twin tip)

Postby or6 » Fri Jun 14, 2019 4:48 am

Just remembered: RRD does the Squid. Nice looking board, seems to run well as a skimboard as well.


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