Impressive debut for Gaastra Nitro II

The Gaastra Nitro 2 is the hottest racing sail to hit the market in 2001. Its much anticipated release, has been preceded by Kevin Pritchard using the Nitro2 to win the PWA Racing World Championship in 2000. It then dominated the Formula Windsurfing Worlds in Thailand.

The most sought after tool for serious racers, it has lower induced drag through shape refinement, lowered foot for endplating, improved batten profiling and new Balanced Tension batten tensioners. The lightest practical construction assures maximum performance. Gaastra are certainly on a roll at the moment. We’ll keep you informed!

Features
  • High tenacity woven polyester luff sleeve with internal webbing chafe protection.
  • Seven and eight battens for more stability and power.
  • Five-ply seam structure for added durability.
  • Gaastra’s unique asymmetrical design roller cams lock the shape for
    ultimate control and don’t fall off the mast during rigging.
  • Tube/rod combo battens for draft stability and board with rigging handle.
  • Closed cell foam padded tack fairing for mast and board protection with
    integral rigging handle.
  • 6:1 tack pulley system.
  • Gaastra trim guide for accurate selection of rig components and correct
    tuning.
  • Tough vinyl foot edging for abrasion resistance.
  • Custom stainless steal clew eyelet reinforced with webbing straps that
    produces a very high strength clew without additional thickness and weight.
  • Structural edge and corner reinforcement with load bearing Kevlar TM strips.
  • Tough low profile plastic chafe protection for leech.
  • Balanced Load low profile screw adjustable batten tensioners.
  • Mini leech battens.

SIZE LUFF BOOM BASE BATTENS CAMS IDEAL MAST RECOMMENDED
4.2 TBA TBA TBA 7 4 370 / IMCS 17 Tidal Wave 370
4.7 392 170 22 7 4 370 / IMCS 17 Tidal Wave 370
5.1 412 179 12 7 4 400 / IMCS 19 Tidal Wave 400
5.5 422 188 22 8 4 400 / IMCS 19 Tidal Wave 400
5.9 438 192 8 8 4 430 / IMCS 21 Reflex 6000 430
6.3 452 201 22 8 4 430 / IMCS 21 Reflex 6000 430
6.6 464 205 4 8 4 460 / IMCS 25 Reflex 6000 460
7.0 472 214 12 8 4 460 / IMCS 25 Reflex 6000 460
7.4 480 224 20 8 4 460 / IMCS 25 Reflex 6000 460
7.8 484 227 24 8 4 460 / IMCS 25 Reflex 6000 460
8.3 502 236 12 8 4 490 / IMCS 29 Reflex 6000 490
8.7 510 244 20 8 4 490 / IMCS 29 Reflex 6000 490
9.0 516 249 26 8 4 490 / IMCS 29 Reflex 6000 490
9.3 528 252 8 8 4 520 / IMCS 30 Reflex 6000 520
9.8 540 257 20 8 4 520 / IMCS 30 Reflex 6000 520
10.4 552 262 32 8 4 520 / IMCS 30 Reflex 6000 520
10.9 TBA TBA TBA 8 4 520 / IMCS 30 Reflex 6000 520