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Hellcat

No-Cam Performance Freeride

2017 Hellcat features the new clew outline coming straight from the RS: RACING EVO8 development. The Hellcat is a thoroughbred performance freeride sail. It’s fast, powerful and delivers an exhilarating combination of speed and acceleration. Slippery and rapid when powered up on a reach, Hellcat’s race sail shaping and twist characteristics ensure pace and pedigree of this high performance freeride machine.

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Key Features

Custom laminated clew for optimized strength and load distribution. It features internally laminated Kevlar stripes that distribute the loads in the Clew area.
Race-inspired longer luff curve and high aspect ratio ensuring high skin tension and fast reflex for maximum acceleration and top-end speed.
Component battens: Six tubular batten configuration reducing weight while giving optimum profile shape and stability. One-rod bottom batten for deep foot profile and durability.
Wide sleeve in the middle to upper section for a clean aerodynamic profile and easy rigging.
Pronounced shaping in the bottom of the sail for maximum drive and power.

Designer's Comment

Dual boom length positions now allow setting to an inside position for optimal control and acceleration in the upper end while outside clew position provides maximum lift, early planing and upwind performance. Reduced clew batten length makes rigging easy as it does not interfere with the boom end during rigging.

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Pro tips

Great low-end acceleration and top-end speed. It is really easy to go fast.”

- Steven Van Broeckhoven

True race feeling without cams — freerace experience.

- Jules Denel

Sail Specs

SizeLuffBoomBaseBattensCamsIdeal MastTop FinishingWeightWeight(HD)CodeCode(HD)
5.7 424 181/186 24 7 0 400 Fixed Head 4.31kg 4.31kg BNP17HC00001057 BNP17HC00002057
6.2 444 187/192 14 7 0 430 Fixed Head 4.49kg 4.49kg BNP17HC00001062 BNP17HC00002062
6.7 463 193/198 34/4 7 0 430/460 Fixed Head 4.72kg 4.72kg BNP17HC00001067 BNP17HC00002067
7.2 482 200/205 22 7 0 460 Fixed Head 4.90kg 4.90kg BNP17HC00001072 BNP17HC00002072
7.7 501 206/211 12 7 0 490 Fixed Head 5.13kg 5.13kg BNP17HC00001077 BNP17HC00002077
8.2 513 202/217 24 7 0 490 Fixed Head 5.34kg 5.34kg BNP17HC00001082 BNP17HC00002082