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Point-7 Swell 2011

Point-7 Swell 2011

Sizes: < 3.9  4.0 - 4.9  5.0 - 5.9
Sail type: Wave
Brand: Point-7
Rating:
4
4.0/5

Point-7 sails are renowned for the excellent performance they offer in various conditions. The 2011 sail line is engineered using a new shaping and construction technology aimed to improve the riding experience of all sailors out there. The new Swell sail is crafted using a robust structure which allows the rider to use it in extreme conditions without worries. It has a fuller shape which is able to generate plenty of power for early planning and crates a good boost for aerial tricks. At the same time it feels forgiving and easy to maneuver during down the line wave sailing sessions.

The refined outline, combined with the more profound batten rotation and leech twist provides excellent stability in marginal wind conditions. Extra stability is added by the solid five battens skeleton. Point-7 has implemented a tighter leech which assures a soft glide and allows the rider to handle the sail without effort. The tighter leech also creates extra power for radical maneuvers and extreme bottom turns. Due to the powerful forward pull, the sail assures excellent control during cutbacks, while it is also able to remain neutral in bottom turns. Cutbacks control is also enhanced by the use of a new linear base cut. The well optimized pressure point keeps the sail steady and neutral in all conditions.

A large and thicker window panel improves overall durability and maximizes the rider’s visibility. The Point-7 Swell is engineered using a full X-Ply body plus additional reinforcements in high stress areas. Due to this structure it is very light and durable and has a better reflex. The Swell is always reliable and can be used in most wave conditions.



Point-7 Swell 2011 Average Rating: 4.0 out of 5 based on 1 user reviews.
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Point-7 Swell 2011 Reviewed on Dec 19th 2011
4
Rating: 4.0 out of 5

It is one of the best all round wave sails I got my hands on. It has a nice twist and feels very comfortable when you handle it. In high winds it is powerful, yet smooth. Pressure point is stable and comfortable. Top end is not excellent, but low end...more