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North coming out with a new foil?

Postby Mossy 757 » Fri Apr 28, 2017 6:43 pm

Weird...
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Re: North coming out with a new foil?

Postby evan » Fri Apr 28, 2017 6:52 pm

Nice, but what about the "pro foil"?

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Re: North coming out with a new foil?

Postby kas911 » Fri Apr 28, 2017 7:49 pm

849 euros must be a mistake. More likely 1849 Euros when it has the North name on it. Or maybe even 8490,- :p

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Re: North coming out with a new foil?

Postby windmaker » Fri Apr 28, 2017 8:15 pm

kas911 wrote:
Fri Apr 28, 2017 7:49 pm
849 euros must be a mistake. More likely 1849 Euros when it has the North name on it. Or maybe even 8490,- :p
849 euros for an alu mast and "compound carbon" (whatever that is) wings seems the right price.

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Re: North coming out with a new foil?

Postby gbrungra » Fri Apr 28, 2017 9:29 pm

Release in June, but no prototype test reports yet?

Price seems fine if the performance is there. At that price the Zeeko aluminum is the one to beat?

Why is the foil shown ventilating in the marketing photo?

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Re: North coming out with a new foil?

Postby cglazier » Sun May 14, 2017 8:25 pm

More pictures:
These shows the better board. There is also a thinnner cheaper board available made with twin tip construction.
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Re: North coming out with a new foil?

Postby PugetSoundKiter » Thu Jun 29, 2017 8:42 pm

End of June and website still says coming soon...
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why so much stabilizer winglet?

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Re: North coming out with a new foil?

Postby NorCalNomad » Fri Jun 30, 2017 5:04 am

gbrungra wrote:
Fri Apr 28, 2017 9:29 pm
Release in June, but no prototype test reports yet?

Price seems fine if the performance is there. At that price the Zeeko aluminum is the one to beat?

Why is the foil shown ventilating in the marketing photo?
Yeah seems a little weird :/ but it is just the winglet? From what I've heard it's way better than the first North foil.

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Re: North coming out with a new foil?

Postby Lokihel » Fri Jun 30, 2017 8:19 am

The ventilating part probably has to do with a photographer that knows very little about foiling :lol:

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Re: North coming out with a new foil?

Postby Regis-de-giens » Fri Jun 30, 2017 9:10 am

Strange to see the directions of the winglets , no ?

For the front wing, on top of being the first part to touch the ground, aerodynamic usages normally turn them upward, otherwise Airbus an Boeing should fire their engineers... Originality did not turn out to be a succees for North first foil, I sincerelly hope they will avoid the same story.


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