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Posted by on Feb 20, 2012 in Equipment, Windsurfing News | 2 comments

Brand New 2012 Windsurfing Equipment at the Poole Windsurfing School

All the latest 2012 windsurfing equipment will be unwrapped this spring at the Poole Windsurfing School. Each year we take delivery of brand new windsurfing equipment from Goya Windsurfing, RRD, Amex, Billabong and Pat Love. This year is no exception, with the latest 2012 windsurfing boards and sails from Goya Windsurfing & RRD being prepared for you.

Learning to windsurf is a lot about having the right equipment and here at the Poole Windsurfing School we pride ourselves on having the latest windsurfing boards & windsurfing sails for our students.

Its early days at the moment, so we don’t have pictures of the rigged kit but thought everyone would be keen to get a sneak preview of some of the brand new windsurf boards & sails that we will have this summer season:

Goya WIndsurfing
2012 Goya Surf 202lt Beginners Windsurf Board:
2012 Goya Surf Windsurf Board

The Goya Surf is such a great beginners windsurfing board that can take every rider through the early stages of windsurfing and into learning the intermediate skills. A balanced board for beginners that can also be turned into one of the most used boards in the quiver of advanced riders. Not to forget the Stand Up Paddle qualities of this wonderful platform.

A wide & short fin helps first time water starts in shallow sections while still maintaining enough fin area once you are planing. Additionally, the all new fully retractable Allgaier® dagger board brings the best of both worlds. You can choose to either have it hidden away, tucked inside the board while riding around, or have it down for first time riders or for trimming upwind on the lighter wind days. Having the daggerboard down maximizes stability while learning to uphaul.

The board features a full EVA deck. Added foam thickness in the nose area keeps the board safe from potential boom front and mast hits. A harder and denser EVA around the whole perimeter of the board helps keeping the rails looking like new after a full season.

2012 Goya Surf Beginners Windsurf Sails:
2012 Goya Surf Windsurf Sail

The 2012 Goya Surf is a perfect windsurf sail for all those taking beginners windsurfing lessons. With full dacron panels, reinforced perimeter, integrated mast pad, and indestructible Ever Clear window, it is a sail that will last for years. Lightweight and durable make for easy windsurfing for those learning to windsurf.

A full head batten and a short leech batten provide stability in both light and strong winds. Adjustable head webbing allows compatibility with any RDM mast, which are used exclusively throughout the Poole Windsurfing School. A large viewing window provides clear and durable sight through the sail. Bright colors make it safe and easy to spot on the water, and fun to look at.

The Goya Surf is the perfect choice for learning to up haul and for learning the basic principals of sailing.

Jason Diffin: “The 2012 SURF is the classic Dacron trainer sail for beginning windsurfers. The SURF is the perfect choice for learning to up haul and for learning the basic principals of sailing.”

2012 Goya Guru Improver to Advanced Windsurf Sails:
2012 Goya Guru Windsurf Sail

The 2012 Goya Guru offers unbeatable high wind comfort and control, flexible feeling and smooth, forward driving power delivery. Finger tip handling and and easily neutralized in transitions. We will be using these sails when teaching improver to advanced windsurfing lessons and will be available in our fleet of advanced windsurf hire equipment.

It comes with an Ever Clear window and all scrim and x-ply construction, resulting in incredible strength and light weight, great power and unbeatable high wind control. New for 2012 are a much lighter construction weight, due to a scrim panel coverage of about 70%, resulting in a stronger and lighter feeling on the water.

Jason Diffin: “The GURU is the ultimate wave and high wind performance sail. Major advancements in materials and component technology create a new GURU model that has better low end, is lighter, and is more tunable than ever. The sail is easy incredibly easy to handle and depower even in the most radical conditions, and the GURU still offers the trademark flexible and comfortable feeling it has become famous for.”

2012 Goya Nexus Improver to Advanced Windsurf Sails:
2012 Goya Nexus Windsurf Sail

The 2012 Goya Nexus is a No-Cam Freeride & Freerace sail that supplies the maximum of power, speed and control in the Goya Sail range. The Goya Nexus is pure performance and will be ready for your use on windsurfing courses and advanced windsurf equipment rental at the Poole Windsurfing School.

While cut for power, speed and control in all sizes, the focus is on maneuverability in sizes 4.3 to 6.9 and lift and control in sizes 7.5 to 9.0. Forward and focused drive and crisp, easy handling make Goya Nexus the “go to” sail for maximum performance in bump and jump and flat water conditions.

Sizes 4.3 to 6.9 come as a six batten design, while sizes 7.5 to 9.0 come with seven battens, offering maximum drive while sharing the same built and features.

Jason Diffin: “The 2012 NEXUS is pure freeride and freerace performance. While cut for power, speed and control in all sizes, the focus is on maneuverability in 4.3-6.9 and lift and control in sizes 7.5, 8.2 and 9.0. Forward and focused drive and crisp, easy handling make NEXUS the “go to” sail for maximum performance in bump and jump and flat water conditions.”

RRD Windsurfing
2012 RRD Easyride 180lt Beginners Windsurf Board:
2012 RRD Easyride Windsurf Board

The RRD Easyride windsurf boards give you the right feeling of security through stability and soft touch under your feet. The short length and the wide outline allow to use a small sail to steer the board wherever you want even after 10 minutes of riding. They are a result of a long research and development process in making windsurfing easy for everyone!

Technology includes EPS/HD Glass/Wood sandwich skin on stepping area with a combination of Glass fibers laminated in Single Shot moulding process. Deck covered with Softskin™.


2012 RRD Evolution 148lt & 158lt Improver to Advanced Windsurf Boards:
2012 RRD Evolution M 360 V2 windsurf board

The balanced mix between floatation and performance makes the RRD Evolution M 148lt and L 158lt 360 Duratech line the perfect boards to progress in your gybes and even allows you basic freestyle manoeuvres potential! These are THE windsurf board to learn how to carve gybe on, being super easy to initiate and hold a carve on. We will be using the brand new 2012 RRD Evolution windsurf boards at Poole Windsurfing to teach students everything from faster tacks & gybes, beach starts, harness, planing, footstraps & the ultimate carve gybes. The boards will also be a part of our improver to advanced windsurf hire fleet.

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