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F LY S U R F E R F LY D O O R 6 Subjective Criteria The FLYDOOR6 is Flysurfer’s offering to get you out and PARTICIPANT UNITS SOLD riding when the wind’s on the 50/50 side of ‘doable’. Compared Carving ability to other ‘doors’ on test, the FLYDOOR6 had more going on in terms of the outline and the bottom contours. For starters, Spray the outline is asymmetric, with cut outs on the heelside edge Directional Stability which served to significantly reduce the amount of spray that Rail grip can be pretty problematic on these larger boards, and with the Planing speed/light wind and more rounded making turning the toeside being shorter ability FLYDOOR6 onto toeside smooth and progressive. The board Upwind ability then has its four 50mm fins placed with two in the middle of Pop the board and two on the heelside, and it also has a double

concave through the base. This combination of features mean that the FLYDOOR6 provided incredible upwind performance. 7 onto the plane relatively quickly (it was not the lightest It comes door7on test), then once you are riding it really locks in and the fin placement and concave give it a nice ‘on rails’ feel. You 8 would certainly have no concerns about ending up downwind 10 even on super light days. You can also use this speed to get airborne 10 and the FLYDOOR6, although not really ‘popping’, does take off very smoothly and has enough rocker to make 9 landings relatively soft.

5

Smoothness of landings

5

Cutting through chop

5

SUBJECTIVE CRITERIA:

OBJECTIVE CRITERIA: Weight

3.8kg

Inserts

Straight

Rocker

Low

Spray

Rail channels

N

Directional stability

Tip channels

N

Concave

N

Rail shape

Stepped continuous

Tip flex

2

Construction

Glass

Mounting system

Inserts M6

Boots compatible

N

Slider proof base

N

Ease of setting up

9

Carving ability

Rail grip Planing speed/light wind ability Upwind ability Pop Smoothness of landings Cutting through chop 0

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