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RRD Barracuda Y25

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Description

PURE SURF/CARVING

SPEED AND CONTROL, SUPER LOW PROFILE SHAPE

STRAPPED IN MACHINE YET FRIENDLY WITH ALL RIDING STYLES

PIN-TAIL WINGER TAIL FOR EARLY TAKE OFFS AND RADICAL, TIGHT TURNS

RRD Barracuda Y25 – Designed, tested, and developed by Ralf Bachschuster, one of the most influential and radical kiteboarders in the South African kite scene, these phenomenal sticks are very fast, securely grip the water, and deliver an abundance of hold in the most extreme conditions. The Y25 version of this powerhouse is a well rounded ”does it all” high-end performance board. Easy to ride and comfortable both in light or strong winds. Developed in Cape Town, the Barracuda is not only a fast board that was born to handle full power but can now be revered as the one and only board you need in your quiver!

RRD Barracuda Y25 FEATURES

  • Slightly wider outline towards the nose with a pin-tail winger tail to increase control and comfort while allowing great turning potential with plenty grip
  • Full mono-concave hull with heaps of rocker on the tail. Planing fast and holding control on choppy waters
  • Thicker volume mid section in between your feet to allow floatation and keeping momentum at lower speeds
  • Thin rail profile on nose and tail to allow the best grip at high speed and lower the volume to keep the weight down

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SPECS

MODEL SIZE VOLUME ARTICLE CODE
CLASSIC 5’8″ 5’8″x 18 ¾” “x 2 ⅛ 24 LTS 25BAK58
CLASSIC 5’10” 5’10″x 19 “x 2 ¼” 26 LTS 25BAK510
LTE 5’8″ 5’8″x 18 ¾” x 2 ⅛” 24 LTS 25BAK58LTE

The Classic PU construction has been developed to create pure surfboards and to allow control over choppy waters. We have improved the weight and strength of the boards this year. We are now using a hi-volume lightweight pigment in the resin. This type of resin fills up the holes in the foam and reduces the amount of resin content in the glass fibres, making the boards lighter. The Classic boards have low fibre memory and low foam memory at the same time. This low memory gives the boards the right flex e feel. We recommend the Classic PU technology to the riders who love a comfortable and pure surfing feel under their feet.

The new LTE technology comes straight from the ultimate moulded surfboards technology which consists of a high definition EPS core, made with a high definition “Super EPS“mould, which is then injected with 36 Kgs/m3 density bits. This phenomenal core is so strong that you could ride it on the water without any lamination on it! The Full Glass layup makes the board super flexible to ride and really strong to impact resistance, creating unmatched durability.

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Size

BARRACUDA 5'8" CLASSIC Y25, BARRACUDA 5'10" CLASSIC Y25, BARRACUDA 5'8" LTE Y25