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Gaastra Manic 2011

Gaastra Manic 2011

Sizes: < 3.9  4.0 - 4.9  5.0 - 5.9
Sail type: Freeride, Wave
Brand: Gaastra
Rating:
5
5.0/5

The 2011 Gaastra sail line is built according to the highest quality standards and intended to suit all riders out there. Each sail model has been carefully tuned and tweaked to meet specific riding skills and conditions and offer the best performance in its class. The 2011 Manic is the kind of sail which can handle multiple styles and water and wind conditions.

It performs great in light and strong winds and runs smooth and fast in high waves as well as in flat waters. It is the reliable all round sail most riders are looking for. Gaastra has designed the Manic using a shorter luff and a wider head, to make sure that the sail can handle all weather conditions and reacts accurately to rider input. A Dacron luff panel assures increased durability and improves the sail more responsive to provide a better drive. The forward locked shape of the sail keeps the rider in control at all times and assures a comfortable ride. The Manic uses a flat profile which optimizes the power delivery and improves twist control.

The sail is fun to ride and easy to operate. The power can be instantly turned on and off for a better drive. The Gaastra Manic has a no cam design and uses a four or five battens skeleton depending on size. This structure keeps the sail easy to handle and very stable in most wind and wave conditions. The sail comes with Vario or fixed head depending on size. The Manic is crafted using high quality Clear-X and Teijin fabrics and reinforced in critical areas.



Gaastra Manic 2011 Average Rating: 5.0 out of 5 based on 2 user reviews.
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Gaastra Manic 2011 Reviewed on Dec 15th 2011
5
Rating: 5.0 out of 5

It has a light weight and it is very easy to handle. If you have some skills you can do pretty much anything you want with this sail. I like that I can depower it and focus on the board when I need. Feels very smooth and has awesome bottom end pow...more

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Gaastra Manic 2011 Reviewed on Dec 15th 2011
5
Rating: 5.0 out of 5

The 2011 Manic is fairly improved compared to the 2010 one. It has a shorter luff and a longer boom. It also has a bit more tuning flexibility. Less downhaul boosts more bottom end power, while more downhaul gives you more top end. It is a light and...more