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Re: Inflatable Boards for Winging

Postby fluidity » Mon Aug 24, 2020 10:38 am

Horst Sergio wrote:
Sun Aug 23, 2020 8:06 pm
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To me the lack of a back strap and the weight of 6,4 kg for the 70 l GONG Hype are pretty much enough reasons to cancel it from the list of optional replacements for my Manta.
Agree.Ii don't think a rear strap is needed on the 80kg+ boads as there is a lot of windage with them. As the boards get smaller though, jumping is more likely. And not impressed with the video on the HIPE page showing a jump at around 10? seconds- freeze is and you'll see it's with a non HIPE board that DOES have a footstrap. Misleading.
Pity because with the USA box mast mount, should be easy to ballance load point relative to straps.

But I'm so new :D Still to get up and foil!

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Re: Inflatable Boards for Winging

Postby dirk8037 » Fri Aug 28, 2020 8:33 pm

Hi Gunnar

with the posted range of 44L, 71l, 103L, 144L and 157L I wonder where the 120 somthing L is.
With 90kg naked, 103 seems tight and 144 almost to much. It does not seem to be very even.
Are there any changes in wight ?

Cheers Dirk

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Re: Inflatable Boards for Winging

Postby gmb13 » Sat Aug 29, 2020 11:00 am

dirk8037 wrote:
Fri Aug 28, 2020 8:33 pm
Hi Gunnar

with the posted range of 44L, 71l, 103L, 144L and 157L I wonder where the 120 somthing L is.
With 90kg naked, 103 seems tight and 144 almost to much. It does not seem to be very even.
Are there any changes in wight ?

Cheers Dirk
They will be bringing a 125 also in the near future. Just signed off on the final shape for that.

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Re: Inflatable Boards for Winging

Postby Horst Sergio » Sun Oct 18, 2020 7:18 pm

There is again another brand coming up with 3 x iBoards for Winging:

https://grandtoursports.com/alle-produkte/#wing

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I also updated my blog with a bit more content about shapes, tricks, jumping, and pics of it:

https://kj4l.com/?p=261
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Style: Wave, jump
Gear: Late model Switch kites element and nitros,
DIY CAD ultra-concave wave twintips 1500 and 130mm with my own fin designs. Easy upwind, awesome carving. Switch Nitro 10m V7, Naish 5.3m Wing. Now focussing on Wingsurfing to rise to a new challenge. Building my own foils from my CAD design and 3D prints, built a CNC machine last year and now cutting designs with CNC as well as 3D printing.
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Re: Inflatable Boards for Winging

Postby fluidity » Mon Oct 19, 2020 5:59 am

Horst Sergio wrote:
Sun Oct 18, 2020 7:18 pm
There is again another brand coming up with 3 x iBoards for Winging:

https://grandtoursports.com/alle-produkte/#wing

Image

I also updated my blog with a bit more content about shapes, tricks, jumping, and pics of it:

https://kj4l.com/?p=261
Interesting, they are reportedle doing a large glass fibre mast attachment pad too.

I'm curious as to which manufacturer will be first though, to customise the drop-stitch strand lengths to provide serious contouring.soft side rails aren't so bad but it's much more efficient to have actual corners, edges at the stern of the boards to promote planing and release of water in wake.

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Favorite Beaches: Plimmerton
Style: Wave, jump
Gear: Late model Switch kites element and nitros,
DIY CAD ultra-concave wave twintips 1500 and 130mm with my own fin designs. Easy upwind, awesome carving. Switch Nitro 10m V7, Naish 5.3m Wing. Now focussing on Wingsurfing to rise to a new challenge. Building my own foils from my CAD design and 3D prints, built a CNC machine last year and now cutting designs with CNC as well as 3D printing.
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Re: Inflatable Boards for Winging

Postby fluidity » Mon Oct 19, 2020 6:01 am

Horst Sergio wrote:
Sun Oct 18, 2020 7:18 pm
There is again another brand coming up with 3 x iBoards for Winging:

https://grandtoursports.com/alle-produkte/#wing

Image

I also updated my blog with a bit more content about shapes, tricks, jumping, and pics of it:

https://kj4l.com/?p=261
Interesting, they are reportedle doing a large glass fibre mast attachment pad too.

I'm curious as to which manufacturer will be first though, to customise the drop-stitch strand lengths to provide serious contouring.soft side rails aren't so bad but it's much more efficient to have actual corners, edges at the stern of the boards to promote planing and release of water in wake.

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Re: Inflatable Boards for Winging

Postby nixmatters » Mon Oct 19, 2020 2:19 pm

fluidity wrote:
Mon Oct 19, 2020 5:59 am

I'm curious as to which manufacturer will be first though, to customise the drop-stitch strand lengths to provide serious contouring.soft side rails aren't so bad but it's much more efficient to have actual corners, edges at the stern of the boards to promote planing and release of water in wake.
The technology exists, I will add some photos later on. I'm afraid the demand for such SUPs is not sufficient.. yet.


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