Results by tag: red7

Sunday, 04 July 2010 16:33 | Category : Tips & Techniques

Jamii Hamlin loves the Red7 Surf70 Pro and has made a number of customisations to his ski: footplate, rudders, wave deflector and seat have all been modified.

 

Sunday, 21 February 2010 16:06 | Category : Surfskis

Bling Special…  This ski turns heads on the beach – and is one of the nicest boats I’ve ever paddled.  

Saturday, 01 August 2009 11:00 | Category : Product Reviews

How about a ski made out of recyclable "green" material?  How about a 12.5kg ski that costs about 30% less than the equivalent in carbon, but with comparable stiffness?  No, it's not April 1!

Tuesday, 16 June 2009 06:21 | Category : Tips & Techniques

[Editor: David Hartwanger of Intelligent Fluid Solutions explains how the Red7 Bullet Scuppers were designed.]   

Tuesday, 09 June 2009 05:47 | Category : Tips & Techniques

I made a comment in my recent review of the Fenn Elite Double and the Apex Double skis that the balers on both were not at all effective.  Here's how to solve the problem - with the aid of a set of Red7 Bullet Scuppers.

Wednesday, 06 February 2008 03:29 | Category : Surfskis

Red7 recently sent us one of their new Surf70 Pro skis to try out.  I've found it a fast boat with exceptionally good downwind characteristics.  After paddling it in two races and about fifteen downwind runs (some in extreme conditions) here's my view from the cockpit...

Red7 Surf70 Pro Surfski in action

The Red7 Surf70 Pro in action on a recent Millers Run

Friday, 20 July 2007 17:00 | Category : Product Reviews

ImageRed7 brought the first examples of an all-new surf ski design to Durban for the 2007 ARB World Cup.  Red7 CEO Peter Mote asked me not to take any photos as the skis were not production grade... 

But I received a selection of images via email today - the secret is out!  Here they are along with some video shot of Tommy Woodruff paddling the ski in Durban.

Friday, 10 March 2006 18:15 | Category : Surfski Manufacturers

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V10 Sport
Through the magic of Skype I caught up with Oscar Chalupsky a few days ago. He’s in China at the new factory where the Epic V10 is manufactured and has been inspecting and testing the first production skis.

 

Oscar is combining the testing with training for the Molokai Challenge – surely the first time an athlete has trained for this event on a tidal river (the Fuchun River) in South East China!

Friday, 10 March 2006 17:05 | Category : Latest Surfski News

Exciting times are with us...

 

I've been talking to a number of manufacturers (Epic, Fenn, Red 7, Knysna Kayaks) and it seems that there's a wave of new model skis just around the corner.

 

Look out for articles on each of these manufacturers in the coming weeks, here's a snippet on each of them...

 

Sunday, 27 November 2005 17:51 | Category : Product Reviews
The Custom Kayaks Icon surf ski is a relative newcomer to the market having been in production since early 2004.

The fundamental characteristics are:
  • Length: 6.42m (21ft)
  • Construction: glassfibre sandwich or composite carbon/glassfibre
  • Weight (glassfibre, average): 15kg

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