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Salt Gypsy Chi Chi - PU

Salt Gypsy Chi Chi - PU

Regular price $845.00 AUD
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The Salt Gypsy Chi Chi aims to improve your wave count, it has a huge range. This board has the rocker toned board for a shortboard, and we have dropped the volume per size ratio so it fits within the Salt Gypsy mandate to suit women’s smaller frames. It’s a fast board that offers plenty of flow, and is the perfect choice for maximising your wave count even when the conditions aren’t perfect.

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OUTLINE: The nose and tail dimensions at 12″ are the same, creating a larger sweet spot, and a more stable planning zone. The full nose further adds to the stability, and the tail allows the width to extend further back, while still achieving the smooth transitions between turns that a round tail is famous for.

ROCKER: With an emphasis on everyday conditions; flat equals flow, so the Chi Chi will slide into waves with ease, and maintain its speed over dead sections with minimal effort. Slight lift in the nose and tail will satisfy the more experienced rider looking for a summer groveller.

CONTOURS: Subtle yet effective, the slight concave up front creates lift when taking off, then a double concave starting in the mid zone leads into a shallow rolled vee off the tail. This bottom combination maintains exceptional speed in softer waves, yet provides a nice balance of control versus quick turning response when pivoting right off the tail.

PERFORMANCE: The Chi Chi is fast from the second you get to your feet, and super easy to turn. Think summer beach breaks or soft point waves where you need a board with enough foam and buoyancy to get you going, but don’t want to restrict how you want to perform on a wave.

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Specifications for this board

NOTE: Rider weight is based on board volume and intermediate rider skill level

5'4 20" 2 5/16" 28 ltr FCS II Accelerator 58kg or less
5'6 20 1/4" 2 3/8" 30 ltr FCS II Accelerator 63kg or less
5'8 20 1/2'' 2 1/2'' 32 ltr FCS II Accelerator 68kg or higher
5'10 20 3/4" 2 5/8" 35 ltr FCS II Accelerator 73kg or less
6'0 21" 2 3/4" 38 ltr FCS II Accelerator 79kg or less

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Polyester or PU construction uses traditional materials and laminating techniques to produce a strong, reliable surfboard with high-quality finishes. All polyester boards are CNC milled from the shapers files and laminated by hand using quality components such as Hexcel fiberglass, Silmar resin and Bennett foam.
For years traditional polyester boards have been at the forefront of performance surfing. These boards feature a progressive flex pattern controlled by a high-grade timber stringer and feel very reliable under your feet. Polyester construction will perform in all surf conditions and can be adapted to suit a wide variety of surfboard models.

Board Contours: Single to Double Rolled Vee
Rail: Medium Rail
Surfer Skill Level: Intermediate - Advanced
Wave Height: 0-3ft