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All about the Blue Planet Wing Master board
« on: December 26, 2020, 02:32:27 PM »
This video is all about the new Blue Planet Wing Master boards, I hope you like it:

https://youtu.be/m90O-ou7I2E
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Re: All about the Blue Planet Wing Master board
« Reply #1 on: December 28, 2020, 03:50:32 AM »
Looks good.  I like hearing the thought processes from a board designer. 

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Re: All about the Blue Planet Wing Master board
« Reply #2 on: December 28, 2020, 05:16:07 AM »
Robert did a great job on this description. One of the things almost every single product review NEGLECTS is for a would be rider/purchaser to take into account his local conditions when buying a board, foil, and wing. For example, if you must wear a heavy wetsuit (adding easily 12-15lbs to your weight) you need to take that into consideration for volume choices. Are you going to be foiling in heavy chop or a slick? Do you want to just “mow the lawn” or will you be jumping and ripping down steep waves? My point is that when you read ANY review or description, put it thru your “local filter” and adjust accordingly.

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Re: All about the Blue Planet Wing Master board
« Reply #3 on: December 28, 2020, 08:00:02 AM »
Nicely done. A product video that answer every question. I never see that level of sophistication in marketing in the water sports world.
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Re: All about the Blue Planet Wing Master board
« Reply #4 on: December 29, 2020, 10:28:40 AM »
Nicely done. A product video that answer every question. I never see that level of sophistication in marketing in the water sports world.
Thank you Bill, that is a great compliment!
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Re: All about the Blue Planet Wing Master board
« Reply #5 on: December 29, 2020, 10:32:51 AM »
Robert did a great job on this description. One of the things almost every single product review NEGLECTS is for a would be rider/purchaser to take into account his local conditions when buying a board, foil, and wing. For example, if you must wear a heavy wetsuit (adding easily 12-15lbs to your weight) you need to take that into consideration for volume choices. Are you going to be foiling in heavy chop or a slick? Do you want to just “mow the lawn” or will you be jumping and ripping down steep waves? My point is that when you read ANY review or description, put it thru your “local filter” and adjust accordingly.
Agreed,  I selfishly designed the board for myself for rolling waves and flat water to work well for a wide range of wind conditions.  The conditions shown in the video are typical for what I usually ride in.  The wind here on Oahu is not as strong as on Maui so a sinker board is hard to get going in the lulls, that's why I like enough volume to keep me at the surface even without much pull from the wing.  You should certainly factor in the weight of your wetsuit and all your gear when considering the volume.
« Last Edit: December 29, 2020, 10:35:10 AM by blueplanetsurf »
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Re: All about the Blue Planet Wing Master board
« Reply #6 on: January 03, 2021, 11:59:29 AM »
I got it because it’s shaped like an egg and eggs are incredible!

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Re: All about the Blue Planet Wing Master board
« Reply #7 on: January 04, 2021, 11:56:10 AM »
I got it because it’s shaped like an egg and eggs are incredible!
Thank you for the support Wingadinga, please let us know how you like it.  Starting on a shorter board can be quite challenging at first, it is a lot more sensitive to front to back weight balance, not just side to side but once you figure it out, the foil handling is awesome.
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Re: All about the Blue Planet Wing Master board
« Reply #8 on: January 04, 2021, 01:48:13 PM »
Hi Robert - how does the Wing Master cope with getting up on the foil in choppy conditions? Does the more rounded shape get pushed around less than a more boxy shape?

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Re: All about the Blue Planet Wing Master board
« Reply #9 on: January 07, 2021, 08:59:18 AM »
What’s good GoPro mount that connects to front of board?

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Re: All about the Blue Planet Wing Master board
« Reply #10 on: January 08, 2021, 12:16:22 PM »
Hi Robert - how does the Wing Master cope with getting up on the foil in choppy conditions? Does the more rounded shape get pushed around less than a more boxy shape?

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I find the curvy rails really help with hopping up on foil at lower speeds than you can with a flatter board and yes, the rounded rails handle chop well.
The front to back balancing is more tricky since these boards are so short and have a narrower tail and nose than longer SUP foilboards that are more suitable for learning.
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Re: All about the Blue Planet Wing Master board
« Reply #11 on: January 08, 2021, 12:17:28 PM »
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Re: All about the Blue Planet Wing Master board
« Reply #12 on: January 08, 2021, 12:24:08 PM »
For more details on the wing master models:
https://www.blueplanetsurf.com/search/wing+master/

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Re: All about the Blue Planet Wing Master board
« Reply #13 on: January 08, 2021, 11:38:19 PM »
Let me know here when the wing master board bags are in and then I’ll place another order and get another wing too so you can ship me the board bag with it!

 


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