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Re: New Naish S25 Wing-Surfer
« Reply #90 on: April 10, 2020, 05:08:13 AM »
They are odd size gaps. The only thing I could think of was that they were thinking about people buying quivers - 3.6 and 5.3 is a good gap for smaller people, and similarly 4.6 and 6 is a good gap for the bigger...
I'm 5'10", 65kg riding:
Naish Hover Crossover 120
Gong Catch 5'3"
on Naish foils (1250 & 1650).
Gong Plus wings - 4m, 5m

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Re: New Naish S25 Wing-Surfer
« Reply #91 on: April 10, 2020, 10:25:21 AM »
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p-F6G0a0erU&feature=youtu.be

Looks like new bags are needed to pack properly.

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Re: New Naish S25 Wing-Surfer
« Reply #92 on: April 10, 2020, 10:36:21 AM »
I love that they figured out an issue and are sending everyone a solution.  Doing the right thing for their customers.  I guess you can afford to do that when you get almost a grand for half a kite.

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Re: New Naish S25 Wing-Surfer
« Reply #93 on: April 10, 2020, 04:13:54 PM »
 took him a year longer than everyone else to figure out you need a window?     :P

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Re: New Naish S25 Wing-Surfer
« Reply #94 on: April 10, 2020, 06:25:26 PM »
took him a year longer than everyone else to figure out you need a window?     :P


Not many first generation Wings I can think of that had windows. I know Duotone and Slingwing did, but not many others that come to mind. I know Gong went to windows, but I believe that was also their second generation. If you look at FOne and Ozone, the two first generation wings that seemed to get the highest ratings, neither of them had windows.

So I’d say Robbie is not all that late to the party.
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Re: New Naish S25 Wing-Surfer
« Reply #95 on: April 16, 2020, 06:46:48 PM »
Just came across this on the Seabreeze.com.au forum -  new recommended S25 packing procedures to preserve the windows; new "sausage bags" will be sent to current owners

https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=186&v=p-F6G0a0erU&feature=emb_title

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Re: New Naish S25 Wing-Surfer
« Reply #96 on: April 24, 2020, 09:26:40 AM »
Has anyone done a back to back comparison of the power/range of the 3.6 Naish and 3.5 Swing?

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Re: New Naish S25 Wing-Surfer
« Reply #97 on: May 22, 2020, 03:24:19 AM »
I've had alot of sessions on the 4.6m and am overall quite happy with this wing. It is the only S24 in my quiver, but have come to the conclusion that with all the handle offerings available up and down the strut they are actually in the wrong place. I started out with my front hand on handle #2 and rear on #6. I now grasp #2 and #3 together and #6 and #7 together with the latter being more critical. Either four fingers on #7 and my thumb around #6 or three fingers on #7 and my thumb and index finger on #6. The wing is now more powerful, stable and balanced. So much so that I will probably cut and sew #2/#3 and #6/#7 together making a longer handle. I recently saw a video from Boardriding Maui where they have handles similar to what I would like to do. Curious if others have come to the same conclusion about handle placement on the 4.6 or other sizes....

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Re: New Naish S25 Wing-Surfer
« Reply #98 on: May 22, 2020, 05:07:37 AM »
On my 4.6 I felt very comfortable using handles 2 and 6.. but as you can see in this vid I sometimes used both 2 and 3 together at times and sometimes the 3rd front.

I can see myself using the 3rd front going upwind and second front when going off the wind.. I don’t see it as a problem and would prefer this option than just 3 handles like another brand of wing.

« Last Edit: May 22, 2020, 05:18:13 AM by DavidJohn »

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Re: New Naish S25 Wing-Surfer
« Reply #99 on: May 22, 2020, 07:49:58 AM »
I now grasp #2 and #3 together and #6 and #7 together with the latter being more critical. Either four fingers on #7 and my thumb around #6 or three fingers on #7 and my thumb and index finger on #6. The wing is now more powerful, stable and balanced.

Interesting, will have to try this. First time on the 3.6 yesterday sometimes I felt like front hand on #2 was helpful but you give up some ability to respond quickly in our gusty conditions. Initially had the harness line on 2-4 but moving it to 3-4 worked much better.
Didn't try anything beyond 6 for the back. Feel like I need to be able to ride with my back elbow straighter, maybe 7 will help. That is also the case with the Gong Pulse 5 though.

That all said, was very impressed with the holes I could plane through and the gusts it could handle. Think it will be the smallest wing I need for the Gorge.

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Re: New Naish S25 Wing-Surfer
« Reply #100 on: May 22, 2020, 08:27:04 AM »
I put harness on handle 4 on 3.6. Hands on handles 2 and 6

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Re: New Naish S25 Wing-Surfer
« Reply #101 on: May 22, 2020, 08:56:43 AM »
I put harness on handle 4 on 3.6. Hands on handles 2 and 6

Ok, so both attachment points on handle 4. Makes sense since it's kinda like a third hand and 4 seems closest to the average balance point. Will try that too, my harness line seemed a hair short anyway.

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Re: New Naish S25 Wing-Surfer
« Reply #102 on: May 22, 2020, 09:02:19 AM »
I put harness on handle 4 on 3.6. Hands on handles 2 and 6

Hi Dwight, I believe you have the 5.3 also, where have you put the harness for that size?  Thanks! 

Rob
Me: 5'10" (178cm), 185lb (84kg)
Wings: Naish WingSurfer S25 5.3m
Board: BluePlanet foil sup 6'6" 116 Lt
Foils: Axis 1000/370/short fuse (1310cm2); Neil Pryde Glide Surf L-1484cm2; BP Easy Foiler L/M/S 1750/1480/1224cm2
Mast: Axis 90/68cm; NP Flight 82cm,NP Glide 60cm

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Re: New Naish S25 Wing-Surfer
« Reply #103 on: May 22, 2020, 11:08:56 AM »
The front hand works best for me on the 3rd front on the 6 and 5.3 and 2nd front on the smaller 4.6 and 3.6.. It’s only the 4.6 that the front hand sometimes feels best between the 2nd and the 3rd front.. and it’s the only size that I’ve felt the need to sometimes grab two handles at once.

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Re: New Naish S25 Wing-Surfer
« Reply #104 on: May 22, 2020, 03:50:12 PM »


Hi Dwight, I believe you have the 5.3 also, where have you put the harness for that size?  Thanks! 

Rob

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