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STARBOARD FUTURA WOOD SANDWICH 2024

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STARBOARD FUTURA

100 · 105 · 110 · 120 · 135

IMPOSSIBLE ENGINEERING

Contemporary evolution of the test-winning board that really started the freerace craze for technical windsurfers seeking the impossible: maximum speed combined with comfort, control and jibing precision. The Futuras deliver maximum average speed with total confidence and comfort.

THE FUTURA IN DETAIL

Perfect for long distance – or simply drag racing at your local beach, the Futura concept is built around iSonic DNA with wide, moderately thin and compact body. Width gives you wind range and power. Reasonable thickness in the rails provides power and enhances controlled leverage over the fin. A thinner profile at the mast track lowers the centre of gravity for added control. Optimised stance for longer and more confident fast runs. The Futura allows you to reach maximum potential in a more accessible and user friendly package. Save energy, maintain a high average speed for miles and make sporty jibes.

DOUBLE STEP CUT AWAYS

Double Step Cutaways for added release and increased speed.

READY TO FOIL

The Futura 105, 110, 120 and 135 are fitted with Foil-Ready fin boxes.

BOTTOM SHAPE

The Futuras have a more pronounced Vee across the bottom for improved control and comfort through harsh chop, smooth flowing jibes and a more lively ride. Power on.

THIN RAILS

The rails are rounder and thinner than the iSonic rails. Easier in the rough. Smoother in the turns.

DRAKE SLALOM DW READY TO RACE

Each Futura is supplied with a selected Drake Slalom DW fin. These top-end Ready to Race production fins bring out the best in the Futuras. The Slalom DW model combines impressive amounts of speed and acceleration with great jibing abilities.

DRAKE SLICK FOOTSTRAPS

 

The Drake Slick footstraps are made with FSC-certified, sustainably sourced and plant-based Yulex foam. With 85% natural rubber content, CO² emitted during the manufacturing process is reduced by 80%. The remaining 15% of synthetic neoprene is kept to improve UV resistance. Carefully sourced with the smoothest fabric for a comfortable feel.

 

LIGHTWEIGHT PADS

The Futuras feature 6mm thick footpads in the tail and 4mm in the front. This combination delivers a highly reactive yet comfortable feel while minimizing weight. The thermoformed diamond grooved pattern provides grip and comfort over extended sessions, while being resistant to wear-and-tear.
WOOD SANDWICH – OUR MOST DURABLE CONSTRUCTION
Jean Louis Colmas started the development of wood sandwich boards in 1985 and by 1994 we introduced his technology in our production. This collaboration led to multiple world championships titles across all disciplines in Windsurfing and it remains a Starboard original. 0.6 mm Australian pine laminated deck increases impact strength while natural unidirectional fibres create awesome reflex sensations. With 500 kg/m3 density, the Pinewood absorbs minimal resin leading to a light board and crisp ride feel. The entire board is wrapped in a 3mm PVC sandwich for long term durability and that classic feel under foot. A protective film covers the wood to hinder the sun’s UV impact over time.

ULTRALIGHT WEIGHT COMBINED WITH NEW MATERIALS

Ultralightweight at a reasonable price. The bottom is built in full T700 uni-directional flat-woven carbon for maximum stiffness while the deck is 60% UD carbon arranged in three-axis for optimized flex. The composite sandwich layers include the use of ultra-high-density PET for enhanced durability.

 

WOOD SANDWICH

LIGHTWEIGHT BOARDS DESIGNED FROM THE GROUND UP AS OUR LOWEST CARBON FOOTPRINT

Developed by Jean Louis Colmas in 1984, Wood Technology became Starboard’s trademark construction in 1995. Wood Technology remains a favourite for riders preferring more comfort, more control and the unique crisp feel of an original Starboard. It’s time to bring back this technology while reducing our CO2 footprint. Full wood sandwich lamination of 0.6mm Australian Pinewood over modern, recyclable 3mm PET core foam ensures durability and comfort in a good strength to weight ratio. Today’s wood is less visible in modern graphics; UV protected by fresh blue paint and stickers that compliment the natural grain with a really nice effect. A classy re-edition of a classic Starboard Original.

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100L, 105L, 110L, 120L, 135L

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