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Cabrinha S-Quad vs. Naish Global?

Postby John Doe » Mon Aug 20, 2018 10:26 pm

I'm in the market for a new board. I want to make the right decision as I tend to use the hell outta my gear. I have had several Cabrinha directional boards, including what I consider to be the holy grail of directionals - The Cabrinha Trigger. Since my Triggers demise I've been riding an S-Quad & I like it a lot. It's quick, it turns super tight & it is ridiculously fun with a 6 meter. Only shortcoming is, for me, in large surf. It doesn't seem to have the stability & speed that the Trigger did when the surf gets over 10 feet. If it's less than that the S-Quad is super fun.

My question is for anyone that had ridden both of these boards - what do you think? I have Naish Pivot kites which I absolutely love so I'm wondering if I should just go all Naish?!?!?!? Which would you choose S-Quad or Global??? I'm 5'8" & 150 lbs (68 kilos).

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Re: Cabrinha S-Quad vs. Naish Global????

Postby jonysan » Mon Aug 20, 2018 10:53 pm

Global in the bigger (faster) waves.

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Re: Cabrinha S-Quad vs. Naish Global?

Postby tautologies » Tue Aug 21, 2018 6:51 am

Global is the one board i can't get away from. It does change from year to year, and this year it is a fair wider.

Global had a killer tail rocker and so narrow it is easy to hold and keep in control at almost any speed.

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