The Fly is a truly specialized wave-riding sail. The three-batten compact design combined with the Powerfuse construction and PVC / Dacron lower luff area makes for the lightest, most neutral sail in our range. It totally depowers on the wave and offers great sail control in gusty conditions, allowing you to fully focus on your surfing. Fast, light, soft feeling, compact, heavy duty construction and maneuverable, the Fly provides aggressive rail-riding turns and velocity down the line. Pure surf.
TETRON PANEL CONSTRUCTION
Extended lower down below the foot batten section. When de-powering the sail, the profile gets really flat. Then, by powering up the sail again you get back a nice forward oriented profile.
REDUCED PVC PANEL LAYOUT
Makes the sail more responsive and results in more direct reaction to rider input.
CROSS BATTEN CONSTRUCTION
Allows all three battens to provide the critical leech support while the bottom batten shaping is kept low and forward below the boom area.
MIN DISTANCE BETWEEN CLEW AND CROSS BATTEN
Distributes the load very evenly and prevents the draft to move back as well as keeping the sail stable.
MINI FLAT LEECH ROD BATTENS
For optimum support and smooth finish.
FUSE POCKET CONSTRUCTION
For a fully symmetrical batten cavity.
Powerfuse allows us to reduce weight while increasing strength in critical sections making The Fly the lightest and, next to Combat HD, the strongest sail in the NeilPryde range. The narrower PVC/Dacron extended lower luff area of the sail gives a livelier feeling and works as a “suspension” to absorb shock loads present when the sail twists-off in gusts, on chop or when landing jumps. This elastic front section absorbs the shock while at the same time locking the profile distribution to the front. The result is a soft, forgiving sail that is incredibly stable (even when compared to 4 batten sails) and which depowers completely on the wave.
- ROBERT STROJ
* When 2 options are given for masts, the first option is the mast that will rig your sail the best.