HERO

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With the first HERO designer Kai Hopf immediately achieved a big bang and all international tests praised the World Cup 4-batten wave sail into the sky. No matter who got their hands on the HERO no one wanted to give it back. One reason for this euphoria is the fact that the favorite sail of superhero Victor Fernandez fits perfectly with the current multi-fin boards and independent of the sailor's weight always guarantees maximum performance.

 

The consistent development in the past 12 months is fully paying off. Replete with the finest components and technical solutions, the new HERO always generates a lot of drive, regardless of whether under- or properly powered up. Despite a further draft back position it doesn’t become back handy, even when overpowered. Due to fine-tuning of all sizes the extremely wide wind range compared to conventional 4 batten sail is immediately noticeable.

The low weight makes for an incredible handling. While rigging you can already imagine how light and soft the sail feels. The rotation is as smooth as silk, even with minimal outhaul tension.

On the water it immediately appears that your backhand is the throttle. Just sheet in and the HERO immediately builds up power and speeds up, and gets you going. On the wave it becomes a discreet engine always ready to accelerate when needed. The top is working very effective supporting the power. Therefore, you can safely choose a sail size smaller than with many other wave sails. This applies to almost any rider, regardless of weight.

Kai Hopf developed the BALANCED.LUFF.LENGTH, a precisely balanced ratio of luff length to boom length. As short as possible for most radical throw-ability and as long as necessary to generate sufficient stability for maximum wind range.

Design, processing, shape and features such as the iBUMPER mast protector make the radical HERO a perfect package to which the competition must be measured again. The HERO is exclusively designed for RDM masts due to its narrow sleeve and elastic characteristics. The smaller mast diameter perfectly matches this softer feeling sail and shorter luff.

 


 

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> 01   NEW: Complete fine-tuning of all sizes for improved performance and balanced handling

> 02   NEW: Extremely sturdy, unbreakable epoxy battens

> 03   PURE.PATCH.TECHNOLOGY at the clew, luff and the batten pocket ends make for 50% weight savings compared to regular patches

> 04   iBUMPER, the most advanced and effective molded mast protector

> 05   BALANCED.LUFF.LENGTH luff as short as possible for radical handling and as long as necessary for maximum wind range

> 06   Exclusively designed for RDM masts

> 07   2 Year Warranty. Get an additional 3 year Warranty: register here

 

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Available color combinations
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C01: Snow.White - Ferrari.Red

C03: Snow.White - Acid.Green

C05: Snow.White - Charly.Brown

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C90: (Code)VII Limited



 

Sizes:

3.0 | 3.4 | 3.7 | 4.0 | 4.2 | 4.5 | 4.7 | 5.0 | 5.3 | 5.6



 

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ART. NO. 14400-1200

ART. NO. - CODE.VII 14400-1201

IDOL

Size Boom max (cm) Luff max (cm) Vario
Top
Battens Weight
(kg)
Mast Type: Best//Alternative Mast Length (cm): Best/Alternative Mast Geometry: Best/Alternative
4.0 146 382 4 2.90 Platinum/Gold//Silver 370/400 RDM/--
4.2 152 390 4 3.00 Platinum/Gold//Silver 370/400 RDM/--
4.5 156 401 4 3.10 Platinum/Gold//Silver 400/370 RDM/--
4.7 162 407 -- 4 3.20 Platinum/Gold//Silver 400/370 RDM/--
5.0 169 422 -- 4 3.30 Platinum/Gold//Silver 400 RDM/--
5.3 173 443 -- 4 3.40 Platinum/Gold//Silver 430/400 RDM/--
5.6 176 451 -- 4 3.50 Platinum/Gold//Silver 430 RDM/--
5.9 181 459 -- 4 3.65 Platinum/Gold//Silver 430 RDM/--

IDOL_LTD

Size Boom max (cm) Luff max (cm) Vario
Top
Battens Weight
(kg)
Mast Type: Best//Alternative Mast Length (cm): Mast Geometry: Best/Alternative
4.0 151 375 -- 4 2.55 Platinum Aero//Platinum 370 RDM/--
4.4 155 395 -- 4 2.70 Platinum Aero//Platinum 370 RDM/--
4.8 160 412 -- 4 2.90 Platinum Aero//Platinum 400 RDM/--
5.2 166 434 -- 4 3.15 Platinum Aero//Platinum 430 RDM/--

SOUL.WAVE/STYLE

Size Boom max (cm) Luff max (cm) Vario
Top
Battens Weight
(kg)
Mast Type: Best//Alternative Mast Length (cm): Mast Geometry: Best/Alternative
4.8 173 417 3/4 3.35 Platinum/Gold//Silver 400 RDM/SDM
5.2 178 434 -- 3/4 3.45 Platinum/Gold//Silver 430 RDM/SDM
5.7 185 446 -- 3/4 3.55 Platinum/Gold//Silver 430 RDM/SDM
6.4 194 472 -- 3/4 3.75 Platinum/Gold//Silver 460 SDM/--

VOLT / VOLT HD

Size Boom max (cm) Luff max (cm) Vario Top Battens Weight (kg) Mast Type: Best//Alternative Mast Length (cm): Best/Alternative Mast Geometry: Best/Alternative
3.4  141  358  •  5 3.00/3.05 Platinum/Gold//Silver 370/400  RDM/SDM
3.7  146  374  •  5  3.10/3.15 Platinum/Gold//Silver 370/400  RDM/SDM
4.0  153  386  •  5  3.20/3.20 Platinum/Gold//Silver 370/400  RDM/SDM
4.2  156  398  •  5  3.30/3.35 Platinum/Gold//Silver 370/400  RDM/SDM
4.5  161  406  •  5  3.40/3.45 Platinum/Gold//Silver 400/370  RDM/SDM
4.7  166  405  --  5  3.50/3.55 Platinum/Gold//Silver 400  RDM/SDM
5.0  172  416  --  5  3.65/3.70 Platinum/Gold//Silver 400  RDM/SDM
5.3  179  435  --  5  3.80/3.85 Platinum/Gold//Silver 430/400  RDM/SDM
5.9  181  448  --  5  4.05/4.10 Platinum/Gold//Silver 430  RDM/SDM
6.4  187  457  --  5  4.15/4.20 Platinum/Gold//Silver 430  RDM/SDM
6.9  191  494  --  5  4.45/4.50 Platinum/Gold//Silver 460/430+CX  SDM/RDM

HERO

Size Boom max (cm) Luff max (cm) Vario
Top
Battens Weight (kg) Mast Type: Best//Alternative Mast Length (cm): Best/Alternative Mast Geometry: Best/Alternative
3.0 140 351 4 2.75 Platinum/Gold//Silver 370 RDM/--
3.4 143 361 4 2.90 Platinum/Gold//Silver 370/400 RDM/--
3.7 143 371 4 3.00 Platinum/Gold//Silver 370/400 RDM/--
4.0 148 380 4 3.10 Platinum/Gold//Silver 370/400 RDM/--
4.2 153 389 4 3.20 Platinum/Gold//Silver 370/400 RDM/--
4.5 157 399 4 3.30 Platinum/Gold//Silver 400/370 RDM/--
4.7 162 404 -- 4 3.40 Platinum/Gold//Silver 400/370 RDM/--
5.0 168 418 -- 4 3.50 Platinum/Gold//Silver 400 RDM/--
5.3 172 441 -- 4 3.60 Platinum/Gold//Silver 430/400 RDM/--
5.6 177 449 -- 4 3.70 Platinum/Gold//Silver 430 RDM/--

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