MODERN FALCON – XB

$680.00$829.00

The Falcon sets a new benchmark in the funboard category. Stable and buoyant, with a sexier shape and some performance hidden within the design, the Falcon is the perfect board for beginner-to-intermediates wanting a board that gets better as your skills improve.

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Product Description

The Falcon sets a new benchmark in the funboard category. Stable and buoyant, with a sexier shape and some performance hidden within the design, the Falcon is the perfect board for beginner-to-intermediates wanting a board that gets better as your skills improve.

OUTLINE: The wide point is forward to enhance trim stability from a central stance position, and the streamlined nose gives the outline a contemporary vibe. The back half of the board tapers steadily towards the tail for easier turning in smaller waves, and to heighten control in slightly larger waves.

CONTOURS: The rocker strikes a balance between paddle speed and just enough nose/tail lift for accessing steeper parts of the wave. Forward vee running to vee/double concave between the feet allows for very smooth rail transitions and a responsive feel when standing further back.

FOIL: Designed with plenty of volume through the spine for appropriate buoyancy and stability. The taper at the tips provides better performance sensitivity when riding on the wave face.

PERFORMANCE: The dual-purpose nature of the Falcon offers a stable and cruisy ride for surfers coming off a softboard or bigger longboard. Alternatively, more capable riders will find a surprising amount of speed a response when adopting a more aggressive approach.

Built using our XB (Epoxy Bamboo) construction which produces a light, extremely durable surfboard that’s particularly strong on the deck, and has beautiful aesthetic appeal, the Modern Falcon is a reliable, and affordable board that will feature prominently in your quiver. Comes as a thruster with FCS II plugs and Performer Medium fins.

Specifications

NOTE: Fins supplied with the board / Rider weight is based on board volume and intermediate rider skill level

LENGTHWIDTHTHICKVOLUMEFINS (supplied)APPROX WEIGHT RANGE
6'020 3/42 5/835FCSII Performer Medium50kg / 110lb
6'4212 2/339FCSII Performer Medium60kg / 132lb
6'821 1/42 3/443FCSII Performer Medium70kg / 154lb
7'021 1/22 4/547FCSII Performer Medium80kg / 176lb
7'621 7/82 7/853FCSII Performer Medium90kg / 198lb
8'022 1/4360FCSII Performer Medium100kg / 220lb +

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Technical Information

Length: 6'0", 6'4", 6'8", 7'0", 7'6", 8'0"
Construction XB - Epoxy Bamboo

XB, representing ‘Epoxy Bamboo’ is a multi-layered sandwich construction using epoxy resin, woven fiberglass and sheets of thin bamboo veneer wrapped around a high-density EPS core. This construction method produces a light, extremely reliable surfboard that’s particularly strong on the deck. The durability and strength of XB surfboards make them ideal for surfers who like to travel and newcomers to the sport. XB surfboards feel solid under your feet, offer a smooth free flowing ride and will maintain their appearance for many years.
You can find out more about GSI’s surfboard construction on our surfboard construction page.

Board Contours Rolled Vee to Vee Double Concave
Rail Medium to Full Rail
Surfer Skill Level Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced

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