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Rastaman3030

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New Gong Wind Wing Model Coming Soon
« on: December 12, 2019, 01:05:08 PM »
Check out these photos of a new wind wing design from Gong - this is not the "Plus" model. It appears that this will be their follow-up to the (now discounted) "Original" model (which had no windows and had a very basic design/colors).





I notice big windows, 1 on each side of the center strut (compared to 2 small windows on each side of the strut on the "Plus" model), cool new colors/design, and in photo on their website it looks like there are less handles towards the trailing edge. It's amazing how quickly these manufacturers are coming out with new equipment!

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Re: New Gong Wind Wing Model Coming Soon
« Reply #1 on: December 12, 2019, 03:42:09 PM »
Ha! Haven't even inflated my Plus wings yet...  ::)
Interested to know the difference...
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Re: New Gong Wind Wing Model Coming Soon
« Reply #2 on: December 12, 2019, 04:21:14 PM »
wow, that was quick as the wing plus just came out not long ago  :o

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Re: New Gong Wind Wing Model Coming Soon
« Reply #3 on: December 12, 2019, 04:26:02 PM »
Ya, I haven't even had a chance to ride my 7M Plus yet haha. Considering this new model hasn't been officially announced I'm guessing it will be a quite a long time before they actually ship out.

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Re: New Gong Wind Wing Model Coming Soon
« Reply #4 on: December 13, 2019, 12:28:41 AM »
Looks like all 3 of those photos are different wings, or at least colors are different. Do you know if those are going to be the next production models.
I know they test out a lot of prototypes before they make a production call.
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Re: New Gong Wind Wing Model Coming Soon
« Reply #5 on: December 13, 2019, 01:35:39 AM »
Same tip graphics as the 2020 Gong kites I just received. This is very nice material.

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Re: New Gong Wind Wing Model Coming Soon
« Reply #6 on: December 13, 2019, 03:50:29 PM »
Maybe is just a new color options on the plus wing.

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Re: New Gong Wind Wing Model Coming Soon
« Reply #7 on: December 20, 2019, 02:08:27 AM »
You called it Rastaman,
Looks like two new models to be announced shortly.

https://www.seabreeze.com.au/forums/Stand-Up-Paddle/Foiling/The-Gong-Wings?page=2#lastpost

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Re: New Gong Wind Wing Model Coming Soon
« Reply #8 on: December 20, 2019, 11:04:27 AM »
You called it Rastaman,
Looks like two new models to be announced shortly.

https://www.seabreeze.com.au/forums/Stand-Up-Paddle/Foiling/The-Gong-Wings?page=2#lastpost

Thanks for the update. For those that don't want to click through to SeaBreeze, here's the quote from Colas (a Gong ambassador)

"As some of you have spotted in the photos of the new Gong Wing-specific boards by glimpse of new graphics in the wing tips, there are going to be 2 new Wing models announced in the coming days:
- The Pulse, rigid and stable, geared for higher winds and speeds and low angles of attack (more efficient upwind, and handling of higher apparent wind speeds)
- The Superpower, more powerful in the low end and marginal conditions
I guess we are going to see in all brands more and more specialized Wing sails lines , just like for Windsurfing and Kite sails."


I wonder where the Plus model will fit in with these new models? Bummed that I jumped the gun on the Plus model. I should've waited.

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Re: New Gong Wind Wing Model Coming Soon
« Reply #9 on: December 20, 2019, 06:21:54 PM »
Looks like they havenít given up the 9m R&D work.

https://www.instagram.com/p/B6TwfdlI2V2/?igshid=7kibopieyz91

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Re: New Gong Wind Wing Model Coming Soon
« Reply #10 on: December 21, 2019, 02:58:59 AM »
Reminds me of the old 19 Meter Naish ARX I owned and used twice.

Makes bicycling look like a better option

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Re: New Gong Wind Wing Model Coming Soon
« Reply #11 on: December 21, 2019, 07:21:43 AM »
Here's the information on the new Wings - click on "En" at the top of the english translation.

https://www.gong-galaxy.com/en/magazine/news-en/gear-new-2020-gong-wing-pulse-and-superpower/

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Re: New Gong Wind Wing Model Coming Soon
« Reply #12 on: December 21, 2019, 12:44:21 PM »
Big wing and longer mast, wow....well done gong for pushing these product.

 


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