Available Sizes: 5'1, 5'3, 5'5
Equipped with twin US tracks the SLICE BAMBOO FOIL is a fantastic all in 1 board: The compact dimensions, parallel outline and thin rails of the SLICE make its shape a perfect match as a foiling board.
The board has a straighter rocker and a parallel outline, which fades into a dynamic winger tail to increase its maneuverability. The squared off nose keeps the length to a minimum, and there are three sizes for you to choose from. The 5’3” is perfect for larger riders over 75kg who would usually ride a board around 5’8” while the smaller 5’1” is ideal for smaller riders. We have this year added a 5’5’’ for the riders over 85 kgs or those looking for more stability.
Freestyle is a lot about control, pop and landing. The volume and the thickness of the SLICE have been specifically tailored for kiting to ensure the highest possible level of performance.
Underneath, you’ll find a single concave with central channel which has been extended and now runs along the entire length for more directional stability.
We’ve kept the rails of the board thin to allow you to hold a better edge and also to increase the pop, making freestyle tricks easier. The distinct kick in the rocker line around the fins has been emphasized to get more pop out of the board.
The nose is pulled up slightly to help nailing the landings while the long channel provides the stability required.
The board delivers plenty of speed, both on flat water, for tricks, and in the waves too. The flatter rocker line enables the board to carry itself through weaker sections of the wave. The thin rails and pulled in winger tail make for dynamic turns on the face. The thruster fin set up offers maximum versatility across a wide range of conditions, while also making the board easier to use.
For strapless freestyle riding, the compact dimensions make it very easy to maneuver the board in the air and swing weight is reduced. Even performing simple jumps is made easier, with a wide stance pop comes easy and the light nature of the board will help you improve incredibly quickly.
The SLICE is best suited to small and medium sized waves and excels when the conditions are onshore and the waves aren’t too powerful. The increased speed offered by the board allows you to negotiate the wave without relying on its power as much.
The SLICE will switch your level to “fast forward” mode!
The SLICE BAMBOO FOIL features twin tracks on the bottom to fit any foil using a 4-bolt plate. The length of the tracks allows to adjust the foil position depending on its design to achieve perfect balance.
On deck, the inline strap inserts are complemented by two extra inserts for a front foot V-strap configuration which is much more user friendly when foiling.
Whether you like sending strapless tricks, surfing waves or foiling around the bay, you can do it all with the SLICE BAMBOO FOIL.FULL BAMBOO CONSTRUCTION
Bamboo fibers are highly resistant and really light. The FULL BAMBOO construction uses natural properties of bamboo veneers placed between fiberglass layers to create a strong, durable, light shell for the entire board (deck and bottom).
The twin track system with lateral spacing of 90mm is becoming an industry standard. This system is compatible with all foils featuring a top plate with 4 fastening bolts. The length of the tracks enables some room to adjust the position of the foil on the board to reach everyone’s preferred balance.
RTM FINS TECHNOLOGY
RTM technology stands for RESIN TRANSFER MOLDING. This process uses a closed mold to produce accurate composite parts. The resin is injected in the mold after it is closed, with the dry fiber having been placed inside beforehand. The closed mold injection allows for great shape accuracy and the epoxy resin used to make the fins stronger and more responsive providing a sharper feel on the water.
|Size||Dimensions||Volume||Weight (kg*)||Equipped with||Delivered with||Optional|
|5’1||156 x 45.5 cm||5’1 x 17.9″||21.5 l||3.99||Leash Plug +
Inserts for 3x foot straps +
|Tail pad +
3x Futures F4 437
|5’3||161 x 46.5 cm||5’3 x 18.3″||22.5 l||4.16||Leash Plug +
Inserts for 3x foot straps +
|Tail pad +
3x Futures F4 437
|5’5||166 x 47.5 cm||5’5″ x 18.7″||23.5 l||4.3||Leash Plug +
Inserts for 3x foot straps +
|Tail pad +
3x Futures F4 437
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