Fanatic release the new Aero Glide carbon (and alu) foil range

Fanatic release their new high aspect, glide loving wing range…

The Aero Glide is our long anticipated wing complementing our portfolio with a highly efficient high aspect design, offering endless glide, downwind performance and pumping abilities, crossed with a lively and fun maneuverability you wouldn't expect from wings with such span.

As the name suggests – our Aero Glide is made to glide for long distances effortlessly without much input needed once you're up in flight mode. Coming in four sizes from the fast and agile 725 to the endless glide of the 1305, the range covers different rider sizes and abilities and is complemented by our highly performant new GL Stabilizer in 165, 180 and 200.

It's not only the glide itself our design team put their focus on; It's the blend of low drag, efficient pumping and exciting and predictable turning, which separates the Aero Glide from other high aspect designs out there.

Our engineers have been analyzing each section of the wing and optimized the thickness, profile and layup over its entire span. With high structural strength in the center and gradual twist towards the tips, the Aero Glide offers instant response, yet shines with surprisingly loose and fun turning for such a wide span with an aspect ratio of 9.5.

With emphasis on efficiency, speed and low drag these wings like to be ridden with a slightly more active riding style that suits the level of intermediate to advanced riders. That said, once in flight mode, they are very intuitive to ride thanks to their predictable behavior.

Whether you're into downwind runs, connecting waves when prone foiling or just like a fast and effortless sensation with low drag and high efficiency when winging – you should have a go on the Aero Glide!

Aero Glide Wing sets:

  • Aero Glide 725: 725 Front Wing / 165 GL Stabilizer
    Fast and agile for all lighter riders and advanced foilers up to about 85kg, loves to go fast!
  • Aero Glide 905: 905 Front Wing / 180 GL Stabilizer
    Offers a great combination of speed, manoeuvrability, glide and pump covering riders between 50-95kg
  • Aero Glide 1085: 1085 Front Wing / 200 GL Stabilizer
    Great pump and glide. Also a good choice in smaller surf. Mid sized to heavier riders with intermediate to advanced level will love the efficiency and of this combo
  • Aero Glide 1305: 1305 Front Wing / 200 GL Stabilizer
    Glides without much input and is really easy to keep up for heavier riders with intermediate to advanced level

Combine the Aero Glide with our Carbon Mast & Fuselage for the ultimate performance:
Our engineering team went through intense R&D running all sorts of simulations with attention to detail and countless hours of on-water testing. We wanted to make sure these Carbon masts and fuselages not only feel solid and perform to the expected level, they also need to handle the forces of those riders pushing the air game and hold and control wide span wings. With 5 masts lengths and 3 fuselages this range offers the dream combo for any foiler out there.

Choose your Carbon mast length and Carbon fuselage depending on your skills, preferred discipline and the conditions.

Mast options:

  • 60cm – special size for shallow waters
  • 75cm – All-round / Entry / Freestyle
    Go-to size for most Wing Foilers on lakes, great to start and very compact for progressive air moves. Prone and SUP Foilers of all levels in small surf.
  • 82cm – All-round / Surf / Freestyle / Downwind
    “One for all” mast for Wing Foilers looking for the perfect mix of being compact for freestyle, yet having length for surfing and swell. Prone and SUP Foilers in medium surf. Freestyle Windsurf Foilers.
  • 82cm Fanatic x Duotone COLLAB – Surf / Freestyle
    Our High Modulus Team Edition Mast for Wing Foilers looking for the highest level in performance. Based on the Duotone SLS Kite mast profile with High Modulus Carbon layup, this mast is for the ambitious rider using constantly wings below 100cm span.
  • 90cm – Freeride / Surf / Downwind
    Wing Foilers looking for the extra room for comfort in chop, surf and open ocean swell. Go-to size for Windsurf Foilers.
  • 105cm – Freerace
    Wind and Wing Foilers looking for an extra long mast for confidence to push speeds even in rough open ocean conditions.

Fuselage options:

  • 60cm AL 3BS – “Advanced” – Surf / Freestyle
    Advanced Wing Foilers looking for a playful ride with responsive turning and great pop for air moves. Advanced Prone and SUP Foilers.
  • 68cm – “Intermediate” – Surf / Freestyle / All-round
    Intermediate level Wing Foilers looking for a playful ride with responsive turning and great pop. All level Prone and SUP Foilers.
  • 78cm – Entry / Freeride
    Wing Foilers of all sizes progressing from entry to intermediate, with the option to adjust to their level, as well as Wingers with race ambitions. Prone, SUP and Pump Foilers looking for an easy and stable ride with great pumping abilities and glide.
  • 90cm – “Windsurf” – All-round
    Windsurf Foilers of all levels looking for an easy and stable ride with great control also at higher speeds.

Key Features:

– Modern high aspect designs with fast and efficient profiles offering a great mix of glide, pump, speed and responsive turning
– High structural strength offers direct response and very intuitive behavior without delay
– Low drag and highly performant new range of Stabilizers
– Specifically developed layup and Carbon fibre orientation defining the flex of the wing
– Recessed mounting area for minimum drag transition from wing to fuselage
– M8 & M6 Torx screws plus tools
– Extremely rigid Mast/Fuselage setup offering direct and predictable steering
– Mast/fuselage sets come with new Aero Foil bag including covers for safe transport of your foil and all accessories, wing sets are delivered in covers

For the Aero Glide Carbon range, head here.

For the Aero Glide Alu 3.0 range, head here.

‘Behind the Design' with designer Jerome Bonieux – read here.

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