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The 2018 Nobile Zen Foil/Split Foil Board Review

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The 2018 Nobile Zen Foil/Split Foil Board Review

Postby Okkiteboarder » Sat Sep 29, 2018 7:15 pm

Is this just a travel option, or a full-time solution?

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Re: The 2018 Nobile Zen Foil/Split Foil Board Review

Postby Adventure Logs » Sat Sep 29, 2018 11:58 pm

Easy, only for travel.

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Re: The 2018 Nobile Zen Foil/Split Foil Board Review

Postby Okkiteboarder » Sun Sep 30, 2018 12:43 am

Completely agree

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Re: The 2018 Nobile Zen Foil/Split Foil Board Review

Postby andreyk72 » Sun Sep 30, 2018 8:39 am

The Nobile has additionally two forward wing shapes that fit on the foil - "freeride" and "race". I believe they have better performance. Would be good to see any review of them.
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Re: The 2018 Nobile Zen Foil/Split Foil Board Review

Postby airic » Sun Sep 30, 2018 2:07 pm

My deck to have sticking problems after couple sessions, l keep the board and sold the foil and replace it with a carbon one so it is still a good traveling package

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Re: The 2018 Nobile Zen Foil/Split Foil Board Review

Postby Windigo1 » Sun Sep 30, 2018 2:15 pm

I bought one and I returned it it's very flimsy the board uses tiny M6 screw for the foil mount the same inserts that are used for kiteboard pads it's very easy to strip them. My board was a demo and one insert was stripped. I love the idea of a split foil board with good volume that you can surf but for a big lad this one is too fragile.

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Re: The 2018 Nobile Zen Foil/Split Foil Board Review

Postby Sandras » Sat Oct 06, 2018 3:29 pm

Okkiteboarder wrote:
Sat Sep 29, 2018 7:15 pm
Is this just a travel option, or a full-time solution?

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Nice Video! :thumb:

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Re: The 2018 Nobile Zen Foil/Split Foil Board Review

Postby Janus » Sat Oct 06, 2018 8:22 pm

I have the freeride foil, still learning but i like it. So now and then I manage to make a foiling gybe..
I have no comparison with other foils.
The board is really nice for traveling, the board is well made, don’t think it is fragile. The deck feels really nice with bare feet, unfortunatly it’s getting colder..


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