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2018 Neilpryde RS:Racing EVO 10

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Created by fer 9 months ago, 4 Oct 2017
choco
SA, 3295 posts
6 Dec 2017 5:59PM
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madlad said..

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madlad said..
Aww man...i preferred the look of the Evo 9 to that to be honest.. :(










+1, completely missed the mark IMO









It looks like a freo dockers womens afl guernsey...








get your evo 9's while you still can...





I wanted one but i was told they werent available and had to wait for the Evo X. I'm getting one as a warranty replacement/upgrade and to be honest i'm not keen after seeing that pic of the new colours. Its the drabbest looking sail ive seen in a long time. :(




Maybe they'll have more than one colour option? all sails look better in the flesh pictures sometimes don't do them justice.



I think they usually only come in the one colour option though. I think they will lose sales because of this colour selection.


Quote from Windsurfing44

"Yes indeed 7 slats, huge sheath, feeling much more direct than the past years, in short the one who loved Pryde for his feeling will find a big change in the hands. The description that a rider gave us after a test of 7.8 ...: I will say a mix of AC One from Point-7 and Warp from North.

We do not realize this picture but the panel that is crossed by the wish is huge, it's quite impressive in real life."

madlad
WA, 145 posts
6 Dec 2017 4:35PM
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choco said..

madlad said..


choco said..



madlad said..




my7thlife said..





madlad said..








Rob11 said..









madlad said..
Aww man...i preferred the look of the Evo 9 to that to be honest.. :(











+1, completely missed the mark IMO










It looks like a freo dockers womens afl guernsey...









get your evo 9's while you still can...






I wanted one but i was told they werent available and had to wait for the Evo X. I'm getting one as a warranty replacement/upgrade and to be honest i'm not keen after seeing that pic of the new colours. Its the drabbest looking sail ive seen in a long time. :(





Maybe they'll have more than one colour option? all sails look better in the flesh pictures sometimes don't do them justice.




I think they usually only come in the one colour option though. I think they will lose sales because of this colour selection.



Quote from Windsurfing44

"Yes indeed 7 slats, huge sheath, feeling much more direct than the past years, in short the one who loved Pryde for his feeling will find a big change in the hands. The description that a rider gave us after a test of 7.8 ...: I will say a mix of AC One from Point-7 and Warp from North.

We do not realize this picture but the panel that is crossed by the wish is huge, it's quite impressive in real life."


Sorry Choco i'm not really following that quote. Is it saying there are other colour options coz that seem s to just be talking about handling characteristics to me.

25
WA, 309 posts
7 Dec 2017 10:19AM
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If you are buying a NP RSR for the colour you are buying the wrong sail!

madlad
WA, 145 posts
7 Dec 2017 11:48AM
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25 said..
If you are buying a NP RSR for the colour you are buying the wrong sail!


Of course youre not buying it just for the colour, but if it looks good while going fast its better than going well but looking like a box of turds..

Subsonic
WA, 1250 posts
7 Dec 2017 8:37PM
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Errrr, youll have to forgive my ignorance im not completely up to speed with the No Pryde range of sails, isnt that a pic of an RS?

Are the colour schemes the same across the range each year? I thought you ordered an evo maddy...

Doesnt matter, i wont have to look at it when youre behind me anyways.

Roo
582 posts
8 Dec 2017 5:46AM
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In all its pinkness!

madlad
WA, 145 posts
8 Dec 2017 7:46AM
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Subsonic said..
Errrr, youll have to forgive my ignorance im not completely up to speed with the No Pryde range of sails, isnt that a pic of an RS?

Are the colour schemes the same across the range each year? I thought you ordered an evo maddy...

Doesnt matter, i wont have to look at it when youre behind me anyways.


Haha i definitely ordered an Evo Spooky, but if it looks like that i'll wish i didnt.

Oh really? How did that work out for you last round of the slalom series?

John340
QLD, 1792 posts
8 Dec 2017 4:31PM
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Is it unikely that the Evo is the same as the RS.

I like the pinkness. It also provides a point of difference to other brands:
NP - pink
North - white
Severne - red
GA - pastel
Point 7 - black
Avanti - yellow
Loft - white / orange
Gun - red / blue
S2 - red / blue
Maui - Grey
KA - yellow / red
Simmer - lime green

NordRoi
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8 Dec 2017 8:33PM
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The description that a rider gave us after a test of 7.8 ...: I will say a mix of AC One from Point-7 and Warp from North.


So, it's a sail will BRUTE FORCE and easy handling? I think this it's what every sail try to achieve? Evo 8 is an easy sail to handle, specially in the top end...less brute force to get up and go. For those who think they change sail just to make money, what I heard from pro sailors is if they can't improve something on the sail, they keep the same sail and not creating another sail in the catalogue, but hey...maybe NP do a lot of R&D.

I'm personally waiting for the new Severn, was disappointed with the durability of the Evo8, maybe all slalom sail can't last long....but will see.

Subsonic
WA, 1250 posts
10 Dec 2017 10:22AM
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Roo said..
In all its pinkness!



Itll certainly stick out

seanhogan
2829 posts
11 Dec 2017 3:50PM
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A2 fine tuning his evo 10


ka43
NSW, 2710 posts
11 Dec 2017 7:15PM
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Your a bad man Sean!!

AUS4
NSW, 892 posts
11 Dec 2017 8:57PM
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Subsonic said..
Errrr, youll have to forgive my ignorance im not completely up to speed with the No Pryde range of sails, isnt that a pic of an RS?

Are the colour schemes the same across the range each year? I thought you ordered an evo maddy...

Doesnt matter, i wont have to look at it when youre behind me anyways.


RS is EVO X.

RS Racing Evo X.

choco
SA, 3295 posts
12 Dec 2017 3:26PM
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gavnwend
NSW, 952 posts
12 Dec 2017 4:00PM
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They all look light from looking at the specs

madlad
WA, 145 posts
12 Dec 2017 2:22PM
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gavnwend said..
They all look light from looking at the specs


Yeah but what about the colour Gav? You know, the important stuff.. ;)

gavnwend
NSW, 952 posts
12 Dec 2017 7:49PM
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madlad said..

gavnwend said..
They all look light from looking at the specs



Yeah but what about the colour Gav? You know, the important stuff.. ;)


I have be known to buy & sail outrageous coloured sails. seriously they have gone a bit wild in choosing their colours.

madlad
WA, 145 posts
13 Dec 2017 7:24AM
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gavnwend said..

madlad said..


gavnwend said..
They all look light from looking at the specs




Yeah but what about the colour Gav? You know, the important stuff.. ;)



I have be known to buy & sail outrageous coloured sails. seriously they have gone a bit wild in choosing their colours.



I like outrageous colours, its the decidedly drab looking mauve coloured thing in the earlier pics that concern me. I much prefer the wild colours of the Evo 9 at this stage.

Roo
582 posts
14 Dec 2017 3:33AM
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In all its glory, all stickered up and the season over.




Roo
582 posts
14 Dec 2017 3:39AM
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Interesting new concept called Airflow Batten Layout. Looks familiar, remember it was used on speedsails 30 years ago.




Here's ITV's speedsail from 1988/89/90




geoITA
115 posts
14 Dec 2017 10:15PM
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Roo said..
Interesting new concept called Airflow Batten Layout. Looks familiar, remember it was used on speedsails 30 years ago.




Here's ITV's speedsail from 1988/89/90





Yes, but also the other way around ... I remember someone was using downward oriented battens in order to get some upward lift from the airflow following the battens. Not sure, but I think he was Barry Spanier himself (at that time, head of neil Pryde R&D).

my7thlife
30 posts
15 Dec 2017 5:52PM
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it's time we all realise pink is the new yellow (it seems neil pryde figured that out sooner than everybody else)

Maddlad
WA, 198 posts
16 Dec 2017 7:55AM
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my7thlife said..

it's time we all realise pink is the new yellow (it seems neil pryde figured that out sooner than everybody else)


I got no problem with the bright pink and black, it's the dull and drab looking purple that makes it so uninspiring IMO.

Sparky
WA, 722 posts
16 Dec 2017 8:45AM
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When will you get yours Maddlad? What size? We know what colour.

Maddlad
WA, 198 posts
17 Dec 2017 8:40AM
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Sparky said..
When will you get yours Maddlad? What size? We know what colour.




Not sure Sparky, I've been told I'm first cab off the rank so I'm just waiting to hear when it's ready so I can go pick it up...
im getting the 7metre.

seanhogan
2829 posts
20 Dec 2017 3:28PM
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Dezza
NSW, 534 posts
20 Dec 2017 9:25PM
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You are in one of the worlds best windsurf locations Sean H

MartinF2
QLD, 445 posts
20 Dec 2017 8:35PM
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All info here for those that haven't seen: www.neilpryde.com/collections/sails/products/rs-racing-evox
Cheers
Marty

choco
SA, 3295 posts
21 Dec 2017 5:43AM
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Design looks great, colour a shocker should have been all pink

ka43
NSW, 2710 posts
21 Dec 2017 10:04PM
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25 said..
If you are buying a NP RSR for the colour you are buying the wrong sail!


Reply of the year PD!!!!!!!!!!!!



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