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Fanatic 2020 SUPs

 

Duotone Neo 2020

2020 NEO IN A NUTSHELL.
The 2020 Neo remains true to its roots and its purpose in life.
Fantastic drifting abilities, responsive steering-powered or depowered, 4 and 5-line setup.
It’s the go-to surf kite for all good and gonnabe-good wave riders looking to get the most out of every wave session.
Works well as a good kite for freeride and foiling kiteboarding.

– Great kite for Canterbury kiters who spend most of their kite on surf boards, but still want to foil & muck around on flat water. Easy relaunch, amazing drift & packing a punch for its size..
In 2019, Neo creator Ken Winner, made sure that this design never lost its central purpose of being the go-to surf kite for top level and hardcore wave riders like Airton Cozzolino, Matchu Lopes, Sebastian Ribeiro and Patri McLaughlin.
By tweaking and adjusting the minor details, he found the ultimate combination of power, turning, drift and intuitive bar […]

Fanatic 2020 Windsurf boards

Fanatic release their 2020 Freeride / Freerace / Race / Foil boards for 2020.
Below is a quick run down of the range for 2020.
New models in the Gecko & Falcon range.

GECKO ( HRS / LTD / ECO )
100 / 110 / 122 / 135 / 148 / 156+
– New 122, 135 & 148 models, re-tuned for even better speed, acceleration and early planing

–  Increased length and parallel outline creates stability and planing support

– Great stability at both high and low speeds

– Larger planing surface to get you through lulls and gybes with ease

– Footstrap options for progression; from first time in the straps to advanced windsurfing.

–  Flat deck transitioning into thinned out rails for the ultimate carving experience with a secure stance – LTD – Premium full PVC Biax Fibre technology /  HRS – Durable High Resistance Skin technology

GECKO FOIL  135 – ( LTD / HRS )
– Premium full PVC Biax Fibre technology / Durable High […]

New Duotone Dice 2020

Last year Dice creator, Ralf Grösel, redefined the design in order to improve looping and boosting abilities, especially within the smaller sizes.
The outcome was an incredible performer and exciting ride prepped for hardcore conditions and ready to go big.

RALF, WHAT WAS YOUR VISION FOR 2020?
The starting point for the development of the 2020 Duotone Dice was in Cape Town, South Africa.
I knew that the foundations of the design already delivered powerful, snappy, predictable and versatile characteristics to the Dice, but I wanted to take it to the next level.
Drawing on the Red Bull King of the Air event and the needs of Duotone Team rider Lasse Walker, my vision was to enhance its extreme performance throughout all of its parameters.
HOW DID YOU ACHIEVE THIS AND HOW DOES IT TRANSLATE INTO PERFORMANCE?
For the first time ever, I removed the pulley within the kite bridles.
This small change has a big impact on […]

New Kites – Duotone Vegas 2020

2020 VEGAS IN A NUTSHELL
Designed for purpose, driven by performance, the 2020 Vegas has been sharpened up through use of new materials and is the only choice for Freestyle and Wakestyle.
Inspired by our world class Freestyle / Wakestyle team, the 2020 Vegas offers everything for expert and highly skilled riders.
Time to unleash the beast –  2020 Duotone Vegas

The Vegas remains the most sold C shaped performance kite on the market ever.
A design inspired to take our team of world class riders to the top, 5 × World Champion and 2 × King of the Air Aaron Hadlow, our GKA competition team and GKA World Champion Mikaili Sol are dedicated to the Vegas.
Last year, Ralf’s goal was to fine tune and balance the Vegas perfectly.
He achieved this fluently by tweaking small details like the wave patterns, patterns on the Leading Edge and updates in the tension settings between the Leading Edge […]

New Kites 2020 – Duotone Rebel

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Duotone FOIL wing – Users Instructions

Duotone FOIL wing User instructions.
First shipment of wings due beginning August, come along to the intro night at Groundswell to see whats it all about.
Below some instruction on how to use & care for the wing .

2020 Fanatic Wave board range

Fanatic have released their 2020 range of wave / freewave / freestyle boards.
There some changes to the range.
A new Grip wave board , a new model Freewave, and a tweaked freestyle board.
With the 2019 Wave sailing champion & 2019 Freestyle champion on their team , the boards are the business..

The highly adaptable Grip TE enables you to ride your wave – your way, without compromise.

Fast and loose, the entire range has been re-shaped for 2020 to help you unleash your potential, no matter where you wavesail.
This year’s board achieves the ultimate goal: vastly improved waveriding performance, without sacrificing any of the accessibility, speed and early planing.
Through subtle changes to the outline, tail width and bottom shape, the new Grip TE offers a new level of looseness and control – particularly in down the line conditions.
In short, it’s the most versatile waveboard we’ve ever produced.
Sizes for 2020:
68 / 75 / 82 […]

Duotone Wing Updates

Taking orders now for Sept Delivery for the Duotone wing – Contact us for early bird pricing & details.
The New HOT water sport is gaining momentum, wing foiling , or foil winging , or winging , not sure what to call it yet !

Duotone have been ahead of the game with their foil wing, a design that has been 3 years in the making, drawing from their experience in kiting & windsurfing, & using concepts from their successful Irig.
The Duotone foil wing is a piece of equipment that has been totally thought through, well tested, & aimed at the simplicity of having fun in a range of situations.
As they say, the proof is in use ! A group of us tried it from a variety of back rounds (kiting, windsurfing,surf, snow), & everyone was successfully in foiling/sailing with in 30mins.

So far most of the marketing and hype has skipped out […]

Duotone launch 2020 Windsurf Sails


Boards & More launch the 2020 Duotone windsurf sail range.

Duotone Super Hero 2020

The SUPER HERO has simply everything:
low weight, quick responsiveness like a three-batten design and the stability of a 5-batten one.

The SUPER HERO’s consistent evolution makes it an even better World Cup sail with an extremely wide range of use in the wave.
It continues to give a top-end performance even under the brutal conditions of locations such as the Canary Islands or South Africa, remaining under perfect control with high winds and during extremely overpowered jumps.
And yet it also boasts powerful acceleration capabilities at the lower wind limit, alongside an excellent on/off response, which would come in handy when participating in down-the-line surfing on Maui or Mauritius.

Key Features –

  XPLY PLUS (100/150 microns): The laminate with the lowest stretchand the best UV and puncture resistance on the market.
  NEW: TRI PLY foot panel (150 microns): The added […]