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Cardboards Wave 2011

Cardboards Wave 2011

Kiteboard Model: Wave
Kiteboard Type: Directional
Brand: Cardboards
Best For
Waveriding
Board sizes

150 x 43 cm

Rating:
4
4.0/5

Cardboards is a relatively new player in kiteboarding industry, but their team is dedicated to crafting high performance boards which suit the needs of the most demanding riders out there. The 2011 Cardboards board line is really impressive. Each board model was carefully tuned to offer the best performance in its class. The Cardboard Wave is one of the most versatile waveriding boards today and it is intended to excel in all surf conditions. It packs plenty of power and it is fast and it allows the rider to tackle any wave with no effort at all.

There are riders who love the surf feel a good directyional boar can offer combined with the right kite. If you already have a good wave kite, than you need to try the new 2011 Cardboards Wave board and you will be delighted. The board offers a perfect mix of power and control, it is accurate and fun to ride. The board excels in all wind and wave conditions and can be used by a wide range of riders.

The Wave has a mutant design and an ergonomic shape. This profile allows it to tackle any wave without problems. The board performs great in onshore to side shore conditions and it is very reliable. The double concave design generates optimal power release and keeps the board steady at all times. This design also assures a smooth, comfortable and fast glide. Extra comfort is added by the ergonomic, easy adjustable straps. The straps can be set up in several positions, depending on the rider’s choice and style.

The Cardboards Wave is equipped with a special fin setup, especially designed to improve the performance of mutant boards. It features a thruster fin setup in the tail, complemented by a twin fin one in the nose. This configuration provides optimal stability, reduces the drag, improves top speed and assures a smooth glide. At the same time, the board can be used to ride backwards without effort.

The Cardboards Wave is built to last. It is constructed using a full Paulownia Wood core combined with Carbon triaxial laminate reinforcements. This structure makes the board very durable and light. At the same time it assures a comfortable flex pattern and improves the tensile strength. The Cardboards Wave runs very smooth and it can also reach an impressive speed or perform amazing tricks. It can be used by beginner and advanced riders alike.


Cardboards Wave 2011 Average Rating: 4.0 out of 5 based on 2 user reviews.
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Cardboards Wave 2011 Reviewed on Feb 14th 2012
4
Rating: 4.0 out of 5

A good board for decent waves. rides basically like a twin tip (has symmetrical rocker), but you need to set up a proper fin config depending on your style. for instance wake fins on the nose give you better control when riding backwards. I also sugg...more

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Cardboards Wave 2011 Reviewed on Oct 14th 2011
4
Rating: 4.0 out of 5

I demoed the Wave a while ago. It is a pretty solid board and feels stable in the waves. Got to try it in medium waves. It is a quick board, but not the quickest. Requires a bit of effort to turn. Runs upwind very well and jumps are stylish. It runs...more