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North Volt 2016 5 batten wave
Please note as 2016 stock selling out as 2017 becomes available, please contact us for up to date colour and size availability.
Ultimate durability for most brutal conditions: The VOLT is also available as a monofilm-free hardcore CROSS.YARN.LAMINATE version
Since its introduction the VOLT has established itself as THE Freestyle Wave sail and the ideal partner for classic single fin boards. The fourth generation of the 5 battens bestseller convinces with extremely high draft stability and a very wide wind range, especially in overpowered conditions.
The smaller sizes of the VOLT are again oriented towards the requirements of the wave riders, the larger sizes towards freestylers. The result is a sail line that can confidently be called the ultimate all-in-one freestyle wave range.
No other NorthSails sail adapts to the conditions so brilliantly and sailors are so enthusiastic about the huge range of use. No wonder as the whole team were involved in the testing. For the huge list of desires countless innovations were necessary which are hidden in every detail.
Thanks to a short luff the new VOLT feels extremely compact and neutral making for incredible handling characteristics. In combination with a unique foot geometry, a low draft position, a modified leech tension plus the iMODULAR.DESIGN the VOLT remains extremely neutral on the wave and during difficult maneuvers. The sail immediately reacts to even the smallest impulse.
The sophisticated luff curve and the modified profile distribution result in superb handling combined with great low-end power. The impressive performance makes it the ideal choice for any spot on the planet. And all of this over an extremely wide wind range, as there is no other wave sail that covers such a wider range, especially when overpowered. Although all sizes are designed for RDM masts they still work equally great on SDM masts. That's the reason why the new VOLT feels softer, super easy to control and can be pumped easily. The VOLT series works best on single fin boards, which are driven over the rail.
> 01 NEW: HOLLOW.LOWER.LEECH stabilizes the profile right above the boom and prevents leech flattering
> 02 NEW: RADIAL.LOAD.STRIPES at the clew improve the stability and extend the wind range
> 03 On 5.3 and up the draft-position got moved slightly further back for improved low-end power
> 04 200 grams lower weight due to WEIGHT.OPTIMIZED.PANEL-LAYOUT
> 05 5.3 now designed around the RDM 400 and 430 mast
> 06 Extremely sturdy, unbreakable epoxy battens
> 07 Extremely draft-stable due to the 5-batten, draft forward design and pronounced loose leech
> 08 Designed to work best on RDM masts but still fully compatible with our SDM masts
> 09 MINIMUM.MAST.CONCEPT: 2 masts fit all sizes
> 10 2 Year Warranty.