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Gaastra Sly 2014

Gaastra Sly 2014

Kiteboard Model: Sly
Kiteboard Type: Directional
Brand: Gaastra
Best For
Waveriding
Board sizes

172.7x48.6 cm

Rating:
4.5
4.5/5

The Sly is the perfect kitesurfing board for the rider who wants to dominate small to medium waves. It is the kind of board that can charge at full power or offer you a cool cruise downwind. It can catch all waves with ease and it is fast and agile in flats. The Sly is designed for strapless use, but it features strap inserts, so you can easily add straps if you want to.

The Gaastra Sly guarantees a solid performance in small and medium surf and can accommodate expert as well as less experienced riders with ease. It is a playful board which offers accurate control at the same time. It features a classic short surfboard outline which makes it snappy and fast. The very slightly squared tail profile allows you carve tight and fast turns each time you want.

The fast rocker line holds you in to hollow waves and lets you carve radical turns with speed. It also allows advanced riders climb higher waves and surf them with style. The progressive rails enhance control. The board is equipped with a thruster future fin setup. The fin shape has been optimized to reduce drag and make the board feel loose and easy to control. The rail profile combined with the thruster fin configuration allows you perform powerful carving turns with style. The classic outline and rocker combo guarantee solid performance and a smooth drive.

The Gaastra Sly is built using a glass fiber sandwich construction and features wood reinforcements on the deck, bottom and stress areas. It is a structure that makes it light and strong and assures a good response in waves. The board is supplied with Thruster Future Fins, 2D Pads and D Straps.


Gaastra Sly 2014 Average Rating: 4.5 out of 5 based on 2 user reviews.
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Gaastra Sly 2014 Reviewed on Feb 25th 2014
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Rating: 5.0 out of 5
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Gaastra Sly 2014 Reviewed on Apr 2nd 2014
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Rating: 4.0 out of 5

It is indeed a board that rips upwind. It can catch small and medium waves easy and feels compact and maneuverable. It's also a quick planing board. It works well with smaller kites. it's fast in carves and stable....more