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Ventura 14'0

 
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Mistral

Industrieweg 4a
Wierden
7641 AT
Netherlands

Phone: +31 546 714910

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The Ventura is a very stable, fast cruising shape that is fantastic to ride in all water conditions. Thanks to its streamlined, wave piercing nose shape the Cruiser quickly accelerates with each paddle stroke taken. The Mistral ‘Axe Bow’ is an original Mistral design, which enables the board to cut like an axe through water. Together with flowing hull lines it simply makes the board glide faster and improves the ride.

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The X-Bow pierces through water instead of pushing it aside encouraging very rapid, clean water flow when the board encounters choppy waters. It also helps you get back up to speed quickly and easily after a fall.

Two leash plugs, provide the choice to attach a leash either to the centre of the board (or accessories) when in quiet waters or toward the tail in rougher conditions. Its fantastic gliding ability makes this big volume board an ideal cruiser.

With 255lts (12’6”) and 315lts (14’0) of volume respectively, these boards will float the heaviest of paddler and will remain maneuverable and very stable on the water. The perfect cruising board, suitable for everyone in all conditions.

• Innovative Mistral ‘Axe-Bow’ shape concept
• Super light weight double wood-fiberglass compression sandwich technology.
• Extended non-slip EVA foam to the tail for superior grip in tight turns.
• Relative to its length and dimensions, one of the lightest boards on the market.

PROVEN SURFBOARD CONSTRUCTION TECHNIQUE
The construction is built in a mold which has the advantage that all boards are identical. Three layers of fiberglass cloth are wrapped around the styrofoam core in an epoxy resin matrix to form an inner sandwich wall in combination with strong and durable 1.0 mm original wood including an extra layer of wood on the deck. The core materials are then ‘sandwiched‘ into the board during the molding process. The unique properties of wood are its natural rigidity, superior resistance to compression and higher energy absorption compared to other materials.

MAXIMUM DURABILITY AND VALUE
When the wood is molded together with the fiberglass cloth and epoxy resin, a very hard outer layer is created that gives the board a very durable ‘shell’. Because of the extra strength the wood gives the board, the boards are very durable and a lighter EPS foam can be used which makes the boards extremely light. This double wood sandwich construction is an expensive addition to add value to the boards and make them last longer.

THE LIGHTEST BOARDS IN THE MARKET
The advantages of this technoloy are that the boards are all light weights with the highest dynamic shape stability and flex.

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