2017 Kitewing 5.5
5.5 Speed sail is designedspecificallytofitthe stiff
light weight carbon composite front tubes which are an option to the standard
frame. The sail canalsobe used with composite fiberglass front
tubes,but it was designed to beused with the stiffer light weight
carbon front tube upgrade frame.
sail is constructed from a light weight scrim fabric at Ezzy Sails. The “scrim”
fabric is closely woven polyester scrim and X ply laminated on both sides with
clear film, the fabric is lighter than mono film. The sail includes Dacron luff
sleeves with Cordura®reenforced openings and chafe points, cam lock tip
tensioners, three position reflex tensioner, and leach strap.
5.5 Speed sailfeatures a reducedluff curve
profilespecifically designedto fit the stiffer front tubes. It can
be tuned through a fairly wide range of foil shapes. The Speed sail is intended
forriderswho want to go fast. This sail is likely to be a better
choice for ice or fast low drag surfaces.
There are three main sizes in the Kitewing range this year. The Speed is the largest at 5.5 meters. There are also 2 other 5.5 meter configurations: 5.5 Full
and 5.5 Dacron
. The smallest is the Falcon
at 4.0 meters. There are a lot of considerations that go into picking the best size for your uses. If you need any advise, we are available at (800)320-9463 x 1 to help you with your selection. We have sold a LOT of wings for a number of different uses!!