Share

Equipment

Equipment Review

Gun Sails Flash 2008


     

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

This is Gun Sails’ freeride sail; a no cam, early planer with good acceleration and a decent top end speed. The main difference between the 07 and 08 models is the extra tube battens giving better control and a more stable centre of effort when the sail is at full power.

Over to Gun Sails designer Renato Morlotti:

“The Flash sail becomes completely neutral in the hands; the camless mast sleeve rotates quickly and smoothly, a big plus in manoeuvres. With only one trim adjustment the Flash covers a very wide wind range and offers superb performance, even in low winds. A high-output and performance-oriented freeride machine for all riders who want to experience the maximum of fun and pure speed”

Features

  • Easy trimming with comfort pulley and low sleeve friction
  • More centre of effort stability and planing power from multiple tube battens
  • Multiple seam protection and foot guard avoid abrasion while uphauling the sail
  • Airfoil leech design for more control

The stats

Size (m²) Boom

Mast

Battens Top Weight Price
4.8 173cm 414cm 5 vario 3.6kg £261
5.4 183cm 433cm 5 vario 3.8kg £270
6.0 192cm 445cm 5 vario 4.0kg £277
6.3 199cm 457cm 6 vario 4.4kg £288
6.8 205cm 468cm 6 fix 4.5kg £297
7.4 217cm 482cm 6 fix 4.9kg £304

Flash Advantage Rig Pack:

Buy the sail with a freeride mast & boom and get 10% discount. For example, but the 5.4m rig for £423 or the 6.8m rig for £451.

More info: www.gunsails.co.uk

Click here for more info on the Flash Advantage Rig Pack

     

Share

Newsletter Terms & Conditions

Please enter your email so we can keep you updated with news, features and the latest offers. If you are not interested you can unsubscribe at any time. We will never sell your data and you'll only get messages from us and our partners whose products and services we think you'll enjoy.

Read our full Privacy Policy as well as Terms & Conditions.

production