Starboard Hyper Foil Starlite 7'2"

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The combination of a short compact outline, distinct channel bottom and thick profile makes it a platform for entry-level learning to foil up to the world’s most progressive riders.

Numerous test trips to Bali, Phuket, and continued testing in Hawaii have formed a range that excels in all types of conditions including flat-water pump foiling, wave riding and downwind racing.

 

THE BOXY RAIL

Maximize the volume of the outline, thus creating the essential floatation and stability when paddling a shorter board.

THE STRAIGHT OUTLINE

Optimizes the volume and stability to ride a short board that is compact and easy to control when flying.

WIDE NOSE AND TAIL

Provides stability when paddling. The wide tail gives a solid platform to push down to lift up the board, while the wider nose helps release easily and lift on touch downs.


ROUND NOSE
Reduces the nose sticking and subsequent speed loss when touching down after flying. It also helps break the surface tension for faster release and lift.
RECESSED DECK PAD AREA

Lowers the center of gravity for extra stability and control to slightly wedge your feet against the rails.

CHANNEL BOTTOM
  • Provides stability similar to a trimaran. It also increases the tracking and control which is crucial when paddling shorter boards.
  • The channels help reduce the wetted surface area to maintain speed on touch downs and releases earlier when getting up.
CHAMFERED RAIL

Widens towards the nose to limit the rail touching when turning and reduces surface tension, while the tail feeds into a sharp edge for extra stability and release.

SHARP CHANNEL EDGE

Gives a clean release point so the tail doesn’t drag.

ROUND TAIL KICK

Helps leverage the nose to release and pop up quickly.

EXTENDED EVA PAD
  • Raised EVA pad on top of the foil box helps identify the standing area without having to look down.
  • Gives a solid grip when paddling into waves and when trimming the board

EVA CENTER RIDGE

Makes it easy to feel and identify the middle of the board to stay centered and balanced.