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Say hello to the JAZZ – Appletree’s freestyle wing board.
Designed to meet the demands of high-end riders.
The Jazz is a dedicated freestyle wing board, so you jump around on it all day long without having to worry about your board.
Appletree’s custom vacuum infusion technology ensures a very strong, stiff and lightweight board. Using 100% carbon fibre and no hidden glass fibre layers underneath, there is not a single compromise made when designing these boards!
Wing foiling might just be the fastest developing sport in the world at the moment and within just a few short years, it has progressed so much. What was once slowly cruising back and forth, is now flips, spins, riding waves, downwinding and racing too, and in everything from light wind to proper stormy conditions.
Likewise, the materials used have also evolved. At Appletree Surfboards we are at the forefront of design and construction and spend all season secretly testing and developing new ideas with our international crew of team riders.
We came to the conclusion that one wing board model does not cut it anymore. Dedicated shapes are required to fulfill the demands of high-end riders.
So we’d like to introduce the JAZZ, Appletree’s freestyle wing board.
Ultra-compact shape. A shorter more compact shape means less swing weight resulting in quicker turns and easier rotations. We moved the wide point forward making it possible to still get the required volume in the board. Through the sizes, the length only increases by one inch, while the volume jumps up 10L, keeping the length short throughout the range.
Front foot recess standing area. A new and innovative feature of the Jazz is the recessed deck. This way we can keep the standing position at the right angle to the foil and at the same time we can add more rocker and volume to the front part of the board. The recess also provides an excellent and stable platform to stand. With the standing area running off into the tail we eliminate any water pooling in the recessed deck.
Elongated planing surface. The bottom has a longer flat section around the foil connection. This vastly increases glide efficiency and improves low wind characteristics. The abrupt edge of the tail helps a lot with release which is very important when landing jumps, as you want that instant deflection of the water’s surface. The Jazz bounces back up like a skipping stone thrown across the water.
Soft frontal area. In the nose, the Jazz has an increased rocker, again to aid with deflecting of the surface. But the rails are also more rounded to further help eliminate sticking to the water. Moving down the board toward the tail the rails form an increasingly harder edge. This makes the Jazz feel really soft on landings.
Appletree wing boards are easily the strongest wing boards on the market. Our custom vacuum infusion technology enables us to produce a very strong, stiff and lightweight board.
Using 100% carbon fibre and no hidden glass fibre layers underneath there is not a single compromise made when designing these boards. The Jazz is a dedicated freestyle wing board, so you jump around on it all day long without having to worry about your board.
Two industry-standard US boxes connect the foil to your carbon foil board. The boxes are positioned in the most common configuration at 90mm to accept most foils in the market. This connection system is the strongest and lightest available. The boxes are set in a high-density PET honeycomb, that in turn is sandwiched in carbon meaning there is carbon fibre inside the board as well. This makes the foil connection ultra-strong, and really stiff for the perfect energy transfer from board to foil.
The Jazz comes with a clear carbon scratch-proof matte finish.
It has inserts for foot straps as standard and comes with a comfy 3mm EVA traction on the whole deck.
Photo & video credits:
Madic Media @madicmedia
Dylan Wichmann @dylan_wichmann
Luke McGillewie @lukemcgillewie
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