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FoilboardingSLINGSHOT FSURF H4 WING

SLINGSHOT FSURF H4 WING

DECK PERFORMANCE

The Dwarfcraft 4’6” is a compact and snub-nosed board, but has just enough float and volume for the aggressive beginner. It’s a board that most riders won’t easily outgrow as foil skills are developed. It has some good thickness in the central area, with an EPS core and glass wrap. This extra central float of the Dwarfcraft ensures you can touch down off the foil without catching the nose and bailing out. Its small and compact nature make it ideal for a board you can use well into your advanced foiling skills. It’s a bit thick in the rails to get going strapless but if you sink the tail first it can work. The narrow tail of the Dwarfcraft lets you angle out the foil without touching the water, or if you are using a shorter mast you won’t catch the rails on transitions.

FOIL PERFORMANCE 

The H4 wing is a surf wing that is designed for medium to large sized surf and it also works great with a kite. This wing would be an ideal complement as the H4 wing has a ton of lift with its low aspect delta shape. Like all the Slingshot foils, the H4 uses the same fuselage and back wing as the Hoverglide series. So if you have a Hoverglide set up you can simply accessorize your foil set up for the surf or for lighter wind foiling. The shaping on each side of the H4 gives it some tighter turning capability and drives some speed through the foil while it turns. Once up on the foil the H4 keeps driving and lifting and is stable but also turns tighter than the H2 wing. Test team riders that have been using their race foils for the past two years were amazed at how easy it was to learn new manoeuvres and transitions on the H4 wing.

 

MAST LENGTH: 38, 61, 76 CENTIMETERS / BOARD MODEL: DWARFCRAFT 

BOARD LENGTH: 4’6” / BOARD WIDTH: 18” / VOLUME: 20.2 LITERS 

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