Gecko Eco

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Gecko Eco
Sizes: 110 /122 /135
CHARACTERISTICS
Wave
Freestyle
Freeride
Race
Foil
Entry
Budget Friendly

Our freeride board with the biggest range of use and ecologically built with Ocean Minded spirit!

"Save our Playgrounds" - for many years now this has been one of our main guidelines. We are constantly exploring new technologies to build our boards more sustainable, more ecological without sacrificing the performance.

From the very first runs hooked into the harness all the way to full planing power gybes, the Gecko Eco will always help you along the way. The rather thin and wide shape has been subtly adapted. Its volume is perfectly distributed for a stable and at the same time very sportive ride. The Gecko Eco is extremely easy to ride but offers a very sporty and direct feel.

For years now all Fanatic boards have been laminated with Sicomin bio resin. The Gecko Eco takes this concept quite a step further. Built with flax, bamboo and cork instead of the classic fiberglass/PVC sandwich construction, we come a lot closer to a truly eco-friendly process.

Of course, the Gecko Eco features all the characteristics of the regular HRS construction. However, the materials incorporated in the construction, create a completely unique flex behavior. The board is by no means just an ecological gimmick! In addition to a stunning look this fun machine also feels loose and agile under your feet.

Available in three sizes: 110, 122 and 135l.

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Gecko Eco
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Gecko Eco
Gecko Eco
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Gecko Eco
Gecko Eco

Built with Flax, Cork and wood

Daniel Aeberli - Product Manager

Gecko Eco

FEATURES

FEATURES

TECHNOLOGY

FINS

Gecko Eco

Flat deck

Flat deck

Flat deck shape with great stability at both high and low speeds

Bottom Shape

Bottom Shape

Flat panel power V bottom shape with a slight double concave for easy planing and control

LARGE PLANING SURFACE

LARGE PLANING SURFACE

Large planing surface to get you through lulls and gybes with ease

Footstrap Options

Footstrap Options

Footstrap options for progression; from first time in the straps to advanced riding

LESS OIL

LESS OIL

Built entirely without oil-based PVC and with more natural elements compared to standard layups

Thin Rails

Thin Rails

Very easy carving gybes due to the thin rails and a wider tail

Footpad

Footpad

Grippy and shock absorbing dual density diamond grooving footpads

Premium Footstrap

Premium Footstrap

Comfortable and easy to adjust Fanatic Premium Footstraps

CFWC CORK FLAX / WOOD COMPOSITE LIGHT FINISH TECHNOLOGY

CFWC CORK FLAX / WOOD COMPOSITE LIGHT FINISH TECHNOLOGY

1 Light finish and weight saving graphics
2 Ultralight fibre layer
3 Uni-Directional natural Flax fibre layer 4 Extra strong heel wood patch
5 Natural Cork Sandwich core
6 90° Glass reinforcement
7 Ultralight fibre layer
8 Super light EPS core

Built with Flax, Cork, Bamboo and Bio Resin instead of the classic Glass and PVC sandwich, our Eco technology uses sustainable plant based raw materials wherever possible, without compromising performance.

P E R F O R M A N C E F E A T U R E S :

›› Natural Flax fibre composite offers a very good strength / weight / flex ratio and replaces the classic oil based Glass / Carbon composite layup
›› Cork sandwich is not only a natural source, but it also brings superior shock absorption properties and replaces the oil based PVC sandwich
›› Sicomin’s GreenPoxy. Bio Resin contains a higher degree of plant based elements than traditional resin. Bio Resin is used in all models throughout the Fanatic range
›› Bamboo is used across the entire base of the board for superior optics and a unique flex response

FINS OVERVIEW

Fin Gecko Eco

Fin Gecko Eco

Power Box / Choco Fins Spirit 38 cm, 40 cm, 42 cm / Black

FEATURES

Flat deck
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Flat deck

Bottom Shape
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Bottom Shape

LARGE PLANING SURFACE
Explore

LARGE PLANING SURFACE

Footstrap Options
Explore

Footstrap Options

LESS OIL
Explore

LESS OIL

Thin Rails
Explore

Thin Rails

Footpad
Explore

Footpad

Premium Footstrap
Explore

Premium Footstrap

Flat deck

Flat deck

Flat deck shape with great stability at both high and low speeds

Bottom Shape

Bottom Shape

Flat panel power V bottom shape with a slight double concave for easy planing and control

LARGE PLANING SURFACE

LARGE PLANING SURFACE

Large planing surface to get you through lulls and gybes with ease

Footstrap Options

Footstrap Options

Footstrap options for progression; from first time in the straps to advanced riding

LESS OIL

LESS OIL

Built entirely without oil-based PVC and with more natural elements compared to standard layups

Thin Rails

Thin Rails

Very easy carving gybes due to the thin rails and a wider tail

Footpad

Footpad

Grippy and shock absorbing dual density diamond grooving footpads

Premium Footstrap

Premium Footstrap

Comfortable and easy to adjust Fanatic Premium Footstraps

TECHNOLOGY

CFWC CORK FLAX / WOOD COMPOSITE LIGHT FINISH TECHNOLOGY

CFWC CORK FLAX / WOOD COMPOSITE LIGHT FINISH TECHNOLOGY

1 Light finish and weight saving graphics
2 Ultralight fibre layer
3 Uni-Directional natural Flax fibre layer 4 Extra strong heel wood patch
5 Natural Cork Sandwich core
6 90° Glass reinforcement
7 Ultralight fibre layer
8 Super light EPS core

Built with Flax, Cork, Bamboo and Bio Resin instead of the classic Glass and PVC sandwich, our Eco technology uses sustainable plant based raw materials wherever possible, without compromising performance.

P E R F O R M A N C E F E A T U R E S :

›› Natural Flax fibre composite offers a very good strength / weight / flex ratio and replaces the classic oil based Glass / Carbon composite layup
›› Cork sandwich is not only a natural source, but it also brings superior shock absorption properties and replaces the oil based PVC sandwich
›› Sicomin’s GreenPoxy. Bio Resin contains a higher degree of plant based elements than traditional resin. Bio Resin is used in all models throughout the Fanatic range
›› Bamboo is used across the entire base of the board for superior optics and a unique flex response

FINS

Fin Gecko Eco

Fin Gecko Eco

Power Box / Choco Fins Spirit 38 cm, 40 cm, 42 cm / Black

GECKO ECO

specs

Board
Volume
Length
Width
Weight
Rec. Sailsize
Fittings
Gecko Eco 110Gecko Eco 122Gecko Eco 135
110 l122 l135 l
239 cm242 cm246 cm
72 cm77 cm79 cm
7.3 kg (5% TOLERANCE
POSSIBLE)
7.95 kg (5% TOLERANCE
POSSIBLE)
8.1 kg (5% TOLERANCE
POSSIBLE)
Up to 8.5 m²Up to 9.0 m²Up to 9.5 m²
Power Box / 38 cmPower Box / 40 cmPower Box / 42 cm
ARTICLE NUMBER 13220-1020

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Blast LTDBlast LTD

Choose the Gecko over the Blast for:

The Gecko is easier and more stable to sail, particularly when off the plane.  It planes earlier and with less technique than the Blast and will keep planing for longer through lulls.  The Gecko is the easiest board in the Fanatic range to achieve planing carve gybes on and rides more freely than the slightly faster Blast.

Gecko EcoGecko Eco
ViperViper

Choose the Gecko over the Viper for:

The Gecko offers a lighter board weight and more responsive planing performance. The Viper will perform better off the plane, whilst the Gecko would be the better choice once progressing to footstraps, carve gybes and waterstarting.

THIS PRODUCT IS CLIMATE NEUTRAL

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