Takuma Kujira 1440 AC 75cm
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TAKUMA - PRO KUJIRA LOL 1440 Alloy/Composite - complete FOIL -
Pre order to secure this foil - in 2021
The Kujira 1440 front wing is designed for riders looking for an all around model with the widest variety of uses.
This hydrofoil is the ultimate, most versatile, high performing maneuverable front wing on the market.
The Kujira model is exceptional in all conditions providing fantastic pumping ability, incredible glide and smooth carving. This foil gives riders at all levels unmatched control and stability, you’ll be double dipping plenty of waves, carving smoothly on every bump and accomplishing astonishing glide on every ride.
LOL designed downturned winglets for more drive and control at speed. · Astonishingly smooth low speed lift and acceleration on take-off.· Tremendous acceleration capabilities.
Takuma 1440 is a fast Dynamic foil which banks hard with lots of grip ,Epic glide and high top speed
Winging is an absolute joy with the 1440 as stall speed is very low and upwind reach is outstanding.
Takuma introduces the new Kujira foil, inspired by humpback whales. The name Kujira is Japanese for whale.
Takuma has some japanese roots, not only with the name of the brand, part of R&D is actually located in Japan. There is an element of biomimicry in the innovation and engineering process on the Kujira foil, as it is fully inspired by humpback whales.
So after two years of analysis, research and tests, Takuma are finally ready and excited to release our foil evolution : the Kujira line.
The Kujira foil was designed by Laurent Borgna, well known for having already shaken things up in the foiling world with his work on the LOL Profoil range, and Cyril Coste, Takuma founder. It is inspired by the pectoral fin of humpback whales, who are known for their agility, power and efficiency.
The efficiency of humpback whales is due, amongst other things, to their pectoral fins. The mechanics of it is basically to create lift by generating swirls. This also creates velocity while maintaining control, which is specific to this type of whale.
This is what Takuma wanted to implement into this foil, and managed to do it by reproducing and adding whale-like bumps to the design. After a number of prototypes, modifications and adjustments of the shape and profile of the bumps, computer simulations, and hours of testing in all conditions, there was a clear, big improvement in terms of glide, lift and comfort in our foils.
The signature LOL winglets are found downturned on the Kujira 1440.
It is really the same concept as in aeronautics: it feels more comfortable and reassuring to navigate, and it saves on fuel!
Using winglets on a hydrofoil will make it more efficient in terms of glide, lift and will give extra comfort while foiling. You can immediately feel the benefits of the Kujira foil, even non professional foilers.
The Kujira is a very well rounded foils in surf and wing foiling, but it’s also used for lighter and more advanced foil in downwind.
Performance features : - New tubercle design inspired by the humpback whales’ pectoral fin - Takumas LOL designed upturned winglets gives our foils more efficient glide and lift with significantly less drag allowing the rider a more secure balanced feeling while foiling. - Additional width and chord creates extreme glide with improved agility and acceleration while retaining excellent turning and carving in all conditions - Effortless low and high speed control
- 75cm aluminium mast and base plate
- Alloy Fuselage
- Torx head hardware, shims and Tefgel kit
- 1440 Kujira FOIL front wing
- 240cm Kujira stabiliser wing
MORE INFORMATION HERE Takuma-Kujira-foil
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