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Author Topic: Understanding foil design - deep dive and Q&A into Gong range.  (Read 616 times)

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An hour of chat on foil design. Yes it's all about the Gong range, but that's not too say there is a lot of really interesting detail on foil design generally on shape and profile as well as how front foil, stab, and fuse length work together. Didn't really touch on mast length, which was the only missing topic. If you want to understand foils a bit better, this will be enlightening. Also a shame nobody asked why he's not designed anything that is 'proper' higher aspect, above 7...

https://youtu.be/EyDYcIhdW60
I'm 5'10", 65kg riding:
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[History: Gong Pulse 2020 - 4m, 5m Gong Superpower 6m, Gong Veloce L, XL and XXL, 100 monoblock mast]

 


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