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Airush Compact Kitesurf Kiteboarding Board 2008 08

 

Airush Compact Kitesurf Kiteboarding Board 2008 08

Airush Compact Kitesurf Board: £389.00 - £419.00
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Description

The pure surf inspiration of the Airush Compact delivers a thoroughbred shape that enables you to ride more vertically, with more snap off the waves than you can imagine.

 

The Airush Compact fits into every conceivable wave while at the same time, has the stability and drive to deal with high wind and bigger wave conditions.

 

The V-bottom in the tail area also allows for smooth rail to rail transitions, while the wider nose area in the entry of the board helps increase planing speed over flat sections, maintaining the low end of a much longer board.

 

It's narrow tail and reduced hip gives the board more control in high winds, which in conjunction with the bottom shape ensures the smoothest drive in the toughest conditions.

 

Tucked Rails:
The Airush Compact has a tucked rail which in simple terms, relates to a softer upper rail leading into a sharper lower rail giving a tighter grip and the ability to hold an edge like a twintip but with the lightwind planing ability of a surfboard. They are also ideal for down the line medium wave surf requirements.


Rocker:
Intermediate rocker for a combination of speed and drive and drive through the bottom turn, while maintain ing enough tail rocker for snap as you begin coming off the top.


Bottom Shape:

A single concave will initially get you up on the plane nice and early, couple this with a double spiral concave in the tail, which after years of research and development has been proven to provide added acceleration and speed over the water.

 

The bottom deepens from around the wide point back, through the fin area, deepening all the way through to the end of the board. The design tightens the turning arch, while maintaining down the line speed and drive.

 

When viewed from the side, the tail with the stringer’s end protruding from the tail block, with the spiral vee bottom, will have a rail line who’s bottom edge would have to curve back down to the stringer to meet at the peak of the vee at the board’s end. This re-curved area at the pod makes the bottom edge of the rail begin to “spiral” as it moves downward and inward toward the stringer.

 

Outline:

Full nose to compensate for reduction in length over traditional surf / wave board. Parallel hip for stability in larger surf, with rounded pin tail for snap off the top.

 

Fins:

Lightweight, bombproof Hexcore AR- fins are combined with the revolutionary new Surfinz box, this new box system allows up to 18mm of forwards adjustability along with heavy duty under skin installation. The patented conic stainless steel screw ensures long term durability full FCS compatability from box and fins.

 

Airush Compact Kitesurf Kiteboarding Board 2008 08

 

Construction:

The Flytech construction found in the Airush Compact is most suitable for high volume kiteboards due to its low core density. The lightweight core is used in conjunction with directionally optimized glass for optimum flex and durability in conjunction with a high density foam sandwich. This ensures the board remains as light as possible and will still survive aggressive riding.

 

Airush Compact Kitesurf Kiteboarding Board 2008 08

 

Airush Compact 5'2" (157.5cm X 45.5cm / ( 5'2” X 18”in):

For those who like to ride with power. The Airush Compact 5'2" combines the abilities of a small wave surfboard with the throw around factor of a skimboard. Wide tail and flat rocker entry for incredible light wind performance, with great high wind control due to the “over the board” rider geometry. The 5’2” features a concave deck for a low centre of drive with improved strapless performance.

 

Airush Compact 5'6" (167.5cm X 47.0cm / ( 5'6” X 18.5”in):
For medium to light-wind and heavier riders, the 5'6” offers enough buoyancy for paddle surfing up to an advanced 85 kg rider in small surf (up to shoulder high). The snub nose outline keeps the volume forward allowing for maximum planning.

 

**Price include footstraps, footbeds and fins**

 

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Airush Converse Kitesurf Board
Airush Compact Kitesurf Board

RRP: £699.00

Compact 5'2":
389.00
Compact 5'6":
419.00

 

Specs

Airush Compact 5'2" (157.5cm X 45.5cm / ( 5'2” X 18”in):

For those who like to ride with power. The Airush Compact 5'2" combines the abilities of a small wave surfboard with the throw around factor of a skimboard. Wide tail and flat rocker entry for incredible light wind performance, with great high wind control due to the “over the board” rider geometry. The 5’2” features a concave deck for a low centre of drive with improved strapless performance.

 

Airush Compact 5'6" (167.5cm X 47.0cm / ( 5'6” X 18.5”in):
For medium to light-wind and heavier riders, the 5'6” offers enough buoyancy for paddle surfing up to an advanced 85 kg rider in small surf (up to shoulder high). The snub nose outline keeps the volume forward allowing for maximum planning.

 

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Features

Tucked Rails:
The Airush Compact has a tucked rail which in simple terms, relates to a softer upper rail leading into a sharper lower rail giving a tighter grip and the ability to hold an edge like a twintip but with the lightwind planing ability of a surfboard. They are also ideal for down the line medium wave surf requirements.


Rocker:
Intermediate rocker for a combination of speed and drive and drive through the bottom turn, while maintain ing enough tail rocker for snap as you begin coming off the top.


Bottom Shape:

A single concave will initially get you up on the plane nice and early, couple this with a double spiral concave in the tail, which after years of research and development has been proven to provide added acceleration and speed over the water.

 

The bottom deepens from around the wide point back, through the fin area, deepening all the way through to the end of the board. The design tightens the turning arch, while maintaining down the line speed and drive.

 

When viewed from the side, the tail with the stringer’s end protruding from the tail block, with the spiral vee bottom, will have a rail line who’s bottom edge would have to curve back down to the stringer to meet at the peak of the vee at the board’s end. This re-curved area at the pod makes the bottom edge of the rail begin to “spiral” as it moves downward and inward toward the stringer.

 

Outline:

Full nose to compensate for reduction in length over traditional surf / wave board. Parallel hip for stability in larger surf, with rounded pin tail for snap off the top.

 

Fins:

Lightweight, bombproof Hexcore AR- fins are combined with the revolutionary new Surfinz box, this new box system allows up to 18mm of forwards adjustability along with heavy duty under skin installation. The patented conic stainless steel screw ensures long term durability full FCS compatability from box and fins.

 

Airush Compact Kitesurf Kiteboarding Board 2008 08

 

Construction:

The Flytech construction found in the Airush Compact is most suitable for high volume kiteboards due to its low core density. The lightweight core is used in conjunction with directionally optimized glass for optimum flex and durability in conjunction with a high density foam sandwich. This ensures the board remains as light as possible and will still survive aggressive riding.

 

Airush Compact Kitesurf Kiteboarding Board 2008 08

 

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