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With our years of experience, extensive knowledge base and technical know-how, we’ve developed a setup guaranteed to get the next generation hooked on windsurfing; a sport they can grow passionate about and enjoy for years to come.

With 7 children between them – Fanatic brand manager Craig Gertenbach, Fanatic UK agent Nik Baker, and shaper Sebastian Wenzel – they have all drawn on past experiences and needs of their younger riders, in order to develop a successful concept. The result, a perfect board/rig package to pass on the passion to the up-and-coming windsurfers. The 2017 Ripper comes as a soft version of the popular Gecko 112 l shape, providing the much sought after light wind planing abilities and stable platform. Offering up a variety of footstrap options and removable center fin, it not only reiterates the versatility of the Ripper, but also certifies that it is in fact a board any grom can grow and advance with. The shape guarantees top speeds perfect for the adventurous thrill seeker, and those adults looking to exhibit their skills on the very same board.

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Ripper 112

Volume

112 l

Width

73 cm

Length

239 cm

Weight

TBA

Fittings

Fanatic Ripper 30 cm; 39 cm / Power Box

Recommended Sailsize

< 8.0 m²

Article Number

13700-1025

Colour Codes

  • White

*Weight tolerances of ± 6% (HRS ± 8%) possible

  • Softdeck > No pain = gain!
  • Multiple footstrap options to adapt with junior’s level and size
  • Wide compact outline for early planing and easy manoeuvres
  • High performance scoop rocker line, ready for the next level
  • Flat deck transitioning into thinned out rails supports easy carving, and access for lighter riders
  • Removable center fin incl. box cover

High Resistance Skin (HRS)

High Resistance composite technology is a durable construction for everyday use. A thick, durable outer skin gives the hull maximum strength, as well as making it ding and impact resistant. Strategic use of fibre reinforcements ensure adequate stiffness. In combination with the user-friendly EVA deck, HRS can be seen on the standard Gecko, as well as the Viper /Ripper ranges.

Ripper Fin 1

Fin

30 cm (102) / 36 cm (120)

Ripper Fin 2

Fin

39 cm

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