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Created by windsurfing4 > 9 months ago, 30 Jun 2010
windsurfing4
123 posts
30 Jun 2010 4:56PM
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Fanatic Wave 2011 :

==> cliniquedelaplanche.wordpress.com/2010/06/29/bientot-au-shop/



New Wave TE Single :




New Wave Twin TE :




Freewave and Freewave TE :




Quad :



windsurfing4
123 posts
30 Jun 2010 4:57PM
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Fanatic Skate 2011 :

==> boards.mpora.com/news/fanatic-launch-2011-skate.html

Key Features :
- Rounder nose and slight increase of outline width
- Thinner rails between the feet for improved carving freestyle manoeuvres
- Fuller and softer rails in the nose for catch-free sliding

All 3 sizes (90, 100 & 110) come in light and stiff Team Edition (TE) with Carbon Kevlar deck and Biax Carbon bottom, and unique faded metallic airbrush over carbon graphics and sexy polished rail effects. 100 and 110 also available in lightweight Biax Glass construction with light finish.

Skate (100 et 110) et Skate TE (90, 100 et 110) :


Skate TE :

windsurfing4
123 posts
30 Jun 2010 4:59PM
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Fanatic Quad Team Edition 86 liters 2011 :

==> blog.swelladdiction.com/index.php?post/2010/06/24/EXCLUSIF-%3A-Nouveau-quad-Fanatic-2011





jsnfok
WA, 899 posts
1 Jul 2010 8:52PM
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am really looking forward to when they get here have a 93 quad, 110 skate on order

Long Reef
NSW, 558 posts
3 Jul 2010 8:29PM
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Just saw and held the new Fanatic Quad 79litre at Wind Surf and Snow. It really looks dam sexy and the gloss coat on bottom looks unreal. At 55.5cm wide and able to carry a 5.8m sail it looks like a great east coast one board solution for a 70kg rider - can't wait to try it and compare it to my twin!

MavericK040
WA, 583 posts
8 Jul 2010 3:02PM
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I love the colours! finally they got rid of that drab old grey stuff and have jumped on the colour bandwagon. but they still look unique and awesome! thumbs up Fanatic.

windsurfing4
123 posts
15 Jul 2010 5:12PM
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Fanatic Wave / Freestyle 2011 now on line :

www.fanatic.com/content/products/windsurfboards/index_eng.html

russh
SA, 2923 posts
15 Jul 2010 6:47PM
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The tail on that quad - please explain!
Have they put the fins inthe right spot??

mkseven
QLD, 2227 posts
15 Jul 2010 8:27PM
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russh said...

The tail on that quad - please explain!
Have they put the fins inthe right spot??


it's one of the weirdest boards i've seen in a long time. I just looked at it and went yep I know nothing about waveboard design, oooh shiny

Gestalt
QLD, 12082 posts
15 Jul 2010 9:14PM
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russh said...

The tail on that quad - please explain!
Have they put the fins inthe right spot??


usually with quads you set the fins further forward which helps loosen things up. the narrower the tail and the further forward they go.

of course that's my novice understanding.

the quad tail reminds me a little of mini mal tail. i am guessing that it has a noticable tail kick behind the fins.... but i haven't seen one so that's a big guess.

one thing it looks like in the photo is it has a bucket load of rocker. i'm thinking it would be amazing in big hollow surf.

again another guess.....

swoosh
QLD, 1650 posts
15 Jul 2010 9:46PM
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i'd preorder an 86L quad in an instant... only thing stopping me is i really haven't got around to selling my current waveboard.

stehsegler
WA, 2977 posts
16 Jul 2010 9:06AM
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yet again... another manufacturer that completely overlooks the market for light wind wave boards for heavier riders.

I really thought they would finally wake up and realise that there is definitely a market for that.

TwinMan
WA, 108 posts
16 Jul 2010 10:26AM
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couldn't help myself and pre ordered the 86, worth a look at the video on the site to hear the explaination of the design concept.

russh
SA, 2923 posts
17 Jul 2010 11:56AM
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My two cents worth "opinion" purely on face value.

They seem to have looked back at the colours and designs of the old Bic and other late 80's boards and ruthlessly sprayed colour all over the place.

until these images I was a huge Fanatic fan - based on design, ride and conservative sprays (got a 104 Freewave 08 and 112 skate that I love)
I'm glad they look so ordinary cause there is no way I am parting with a hard earned dollar on these 2011 babies - can't wait to see the reapirers face when asked - can you match the spray - I reckon the 09/10 resale value should hold well

I am sure they probably go well and those that purchase them will be stoked - but the first expression that comes to my mind is fugly

mkseven
QLD, 2227 posts
17 Jul 2010 8:36PM
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Repairs would be a nightmare but no worse than the wave graphic new wave & freewave of a few years back.

In the flesh the graphics do look fantastic though, the bottom is not all gloss the wavey lines going out from the symbol on the bottom is a matt texture (like textured glass).

thommo72
SA, 78 posts
18 Jul 2010 12:00PM
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Wow, it certainly looks like what's old is new again when it comes to graphic design. It reminds me of my old Tyronsea 330. Mine was pink, blue and white. I found a picture of something similar in the buy / sell area to what I had - I think you get the idea.

I've got a 2010 Fanatic Freewave 95 litre - which has conservative colours which suits me fine. Brilliant board, good to see they didn't mess with the shape!





Rider5
WA, 567 posts
18 Jul 2010 5:26PM
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The bottoms look good, but the decks are pretty retro bad.

thommo72
SA, 78 posts
19 Jul 2010 9:51PM
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I totally agree, I think the bottom looks awesome

choco
SA, 3437 posts
23 Jul 2010 11:30AM
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WINDSURFnSNOW
NSW, 1559 posts
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23 Jul 2010 12:27PM
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The sizes are a little out in that file. It should go like this.
85,101,111,121,134,148.

windsurfing4
123 posts
23 Aug 2010 9:12PM
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Fanatic Falcon 2011 :

Falcon SL 85 240x58
Falcon SL 101 235x63
Falcon SL 111 235x69
Falcon SL 121 230x75
Falcon SL 134 230x82
Falcon SL 148 230x85





ButterBox
NSW, 4 posts
10 Sep 2010 1:05AM
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I really wish I hadn't seen the release of these boards, now im Jonesing for two new boards: A Twinny 79 and Skate 100. From what I understand, there have not been any wild changes (shape wise that is) from 2010 with these boards in particular.


russh said...

They seem to have looked back at the colours and designs of the old Bic and other late 80's boards and ruthlessly sprayed colour all over the place.

until these images I was a huge Fanatic fan - based on design, ride and conservative sprays (got a 104 Freewave 08 and 112 skate that I love)
I'm glad they look so ordinary cause there is no way I am parting with a hard earned dollar on these 2011 babies - can't wait to see the reapirers face when asked - can you match the spray - I reckon the 09/10 resale value should hold well

I am sure they probably go well and those that purchase them will be stoked - but the first expression that comes to my mind is fugly



Ordinary?? I think not. But I can see where your coming from, they're an acquired taste. I actually think that Fanatic is jumping on the bandwagon from the surfing industry, i mean these boards look like my boardshorts! Totally eighties colors but, fashion is repeating itself once again!

I actually think that Fanatic is doing the right thing here. In reality, these designs reflect the retro pop-culture of today, Lady Gaga esq perhaps. They are targeting the younger generations it would seem, so from a commercial standpoint they are on the money..


For example, here is a current boardshort design:



ButterBox
NSW, 4 posts
10 Sep 2010 1:10AM
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Bic Astro Rock anyone??

Haircut
QLD, 6285 posts
30 Sep 2010 2:52AM
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the 1980's Kmart surfware brand is back in disguise



when I was 12yo i had a pair of boardies with a design that looked just like that

stringer
WA, 701 posts
1 Oct 2010 5:34PM
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issuu.com/ita-175/docs/f11_katalog_eng_web

stringer
WA, 701 posts
4 Oct 2010 4:30PM
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awwwwyeah! picking up my two new toys tonight! will also be checking out the new quad too while im at it

windsurfing4
123 posts
5 Oct 2010 4:22PM
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Fanatic Falcon 111 2011 :

==> www.fanatic.com/content/products/windsurfboards/falcon/index_eng.html

stringer
WA, 701 posts
6 Oct 2010 5:02PM
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windsurfing4 said...

Fanatic Falcon 111 2011 :

==> www.fanatic.com/content/products/windsurfboards/falcon/index_eng.html




ive taken some shots off the underside, its dead sexy! i just wana stroke it. will post later if the lense hasnted fogged up

stringer
WA, 701 posts
7 Oct 2010 5:55PM
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these boards were meant for me, they even have my name on them (Carbon T. Stringer) thats the uinderside of the 111 with the 134 off to the side... you can't really see the tail vee or the double concave further up the deck but they are there... will take some better shots later.. cant wait to give it a fang at leighton on sunday


nks...

windsurfing4
123 posts
8 Oct 2010 4:47PM
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Fanatic Ray Wood 115 2011 :

Waiting4wind
NSW, 1824 posts
14 Oct 2010 9:13PM
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stringer said...

these boards were meant for me, they even have my name on them (Carbon T. Stringer) thats the uinderside of the 111 with the 134 off to the side... you can't really see the tail vee or the double concave further up the deck but they are there... will take some better shots later.. cant wait to give it a fang at leighton on sunday


nks...


I had a ride on the Falcon 111 the other day. It was windy 20-25 and gusting to 30. Given the wind and chop this board was amazingly composed, it felt a lot smaller than it was. It charged off the fin with most of the board sitting high and clear of the water. The gybe wasn't challenging and the speed was easy.



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