Our vision for the flagship sail of the KA Sail performance range was quite simple: create a sail that allows any serious racer to reach his or her full potential!
To achieve this vision, we are consequently continuously developing, testing, tuning and refining these sails.
8 BATTENS / 4 CAMS
The KA.Race set-up, with its 8 carbon/composite battens and 4 cambers, is a full-blooded professional race sail created solely to win. No compromises have been made!
A powerful lower foil provides huge power and acceleration, while the slippery upper profile minimises drag, delivering limitless top end speed. A relatively high foil tension teamed with the carbon/composite battens and 4 cambers enables draft stability levels that should be experienced to be believed!
SMALL TWEAKS …
Rather than making massive radical changes to these sails this season, we have improved on the highly successful 2015 design by means of multiple small tweaks and changes, that combined push the performance level even higher.
LIGHT AND SOFT FEEL
The result is a lighter and softer feel with a bit less pull from up-high, which makes the sail easier to lock down especially in rougher water.
Extra hi-tech materials in the upper luff sleeve area of the KA.RACE have impacted the mast bend and leech twist for a lighter feel, enhanced acceleration, speed and stability. We added luff round in the lower foil which has improved stability. The increased luff curve provides a fuller profile in the lower section of the sail, which has greatly improved its low-end sailing and end speed.
REDUCTION OF SWING WEIGHT
Then the most notable change is the addition of the hi-tech 2 mil tri-axial laminate X-ply in the upper leech bit reducing swing weight even more than in the 2015 model.
KA.RACE … BRED TO WIN!
- Race / Slalom