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iQFOIL 85

OFFICIAL YOUTH & JUNIOR WINDSURFING CLASS

Fin or foil, from 5 knots to 35 knots, from juniors to Olympic Gold. iQFOiL Youth&Junior is a One Design Class with official Youth&Junior Windsurfing Class status. It allow youth and junior sailors to compete using a very similar package and racing similar formats to the senior Olympic discipline, allowing them to develop the skills and techniques that they will serve them well in their future Olympic campaigns.

The 85cm wide iQFoil is the one-design board for Youth&Junior. Smaller and more controllable for younger sailors, this new size shares the same racing genes as the 95. additional footstrap positions and reduced rail cutaway sizes improve performance in fin mode. The iQFOil 85 is built-in Starboard’s new Starlite Carbon technology for the highest performance at a lower price point. 

CHOOSE YOUR MODEL
Youth&Junior
Surface To Air

iQFoil 85 Youth&Junior SurfaceToAir

FROM BEGINNER  TO HERO

Our latest addition to the iQFoil range shares the same shape and construction with the iQFoil 85, but adds a Deep Tuttle center box. What seems to be a minor tweak makes a big difference. This board simplifies windsurfing: A clear path from entry-level windsurfing all the way up to Youth&Junior foil world championships with just one board. 

Olympic Foil Starboard

ENTRY LEVEL 

The SurfaceToAir inherits the shape and construction from our IQ Foil 85 and adds a Deep Tuttle Box in center. It comes with two fins: Drake Shallow 32 for the tail and Drake Shallow 41 for the center. With this set-up it becomes the perfect beginner board. Its wide outline provides a stable stance, allowing our juniors to feel safe and sound while learning the the first steps. At a length of only 215cm it’s quickly reacts to the students movements. The result: An ultrafast learning curve as students will quickly understand what effect their actions have. Thanks to the middle fin juniors can steer the boards, even with the smallest sails. 

ADVANCED

The transition from surface to air is the next step to become a future competitor. The foil for the Junior division comes with an aluminum mast and an 800 front wing. With extra-large cutaways on the board, even light riders can easily activate the foil for a smooth transition into the first flights on the foil. The Deep Tuttle box in the tail is reinforced and ready to foil. You can officially use the SurfaceToAir in any iQFoil Youth&Junior competition. 

LIKE PARENTS LIKE CHILDREN

This has never existed before. The SurfaceToAir lets you teach the very first steps to your children and then take it out for a thrilling blast on the foil. 

iQFoil 85 & iQFoil SurfaceToAir

THE BOARD

iQFOIL 85: The Junior and Youth model with its shape based on the iQFoil 95 with reduced proportions to adapt to lighter riders. Additional footstrap positions and reduced rail cutaway sizes improves performance in fin mode. The iQFoil 85 is built in Starboard’s new Starlite Carbon technology for the highest performance at a lower price point.

iQFOIL 85 SurfaceToAir: The SurfaceToAir inherits the shape and construction from our iQFoil 85 and adds a Deep Tuttle Box in center. It comes with two fins: Drake Shallow 32 for the tail and Drake Shallow 41 for the center. With this set-up it becomes the perfect beginner board. Its wide outline provides a stable stance, allowing our juniors to feel safe and sound while learning the the first steps.

iQFoil 85 and iQFoil SurfaceToAir

Olympic Foil Starboard

THE FOIL 

STARBOARD IQFOIL FOIL SET

Back to back 2017/2018 World Champion and Vice World Champion and the most successful racing foil in windsurfing to date: this is the foil that started the iQFoil project and the foil that made foiling in the Olympics a possibility. Its innovative racing geometry was the breakthrough that enabled foiling to cover Windsurfing Olympics.

Components:

900 front wing for youth and 800 for junior | 255 tail wing with -2 degree | 115 Plus fuselage | 95 Plus fuselage | 95cm iQFoil aluminium mast. 

THE NEW iQFOIL 85

Dimensions: 215x85cm. 150 liters

The new 85cm wide iQFoil is the one-design board for Junior and Youth. Smaller and more controllable for younger sailors, this new size shares the same racing genes as the 95. Starting as a Junior with the Junior foil set and the 6.0 rig, upgrading to Youth only requires a larger sail and a new foil front wing. It’s the most streamlined path from foil racing at a young age to the pinnacle of sports.

Available in Starlite Carbon construction.

THE iQFOIL 85 SURFACETOAIR

Dimensions: 215x85cm. 150 liters

The SurfaceToAir inherits the shape and construction from our iQFoil 85 and adds a Deep Tuttle Box in the center. It comes with two fins: Drake Shallow 32 for the tail and Drake Shallow 41 for the center. With this set-up it becomes the perfect beginner board.

 

Available in Starlite Carbon construction.

CUT AWAYS 

Extra-large cutaways, more than double the size of the regular Formula’s, reduces the wetted area and improves take-off onto the foil.

SHARP RAILS AND BEVELED NOSE

The sharp rails in the tail allows the boards to get planing and reach take off speed more easily. Additionally, the board will bounce off the water if you clip the water surface instead of sticking and throwing you into a catapult.

The beveled nose improves aerodynamics and ultimately provides more control at high speeds.

RECESSED MAST TRACK 

Deck concave and recessed mast track for a more vertical sailing position while closing the gap between the sail and the deck of the board.

THE FIN

iQFoil 85 Recommended fin: Drake Race 56cm (Youth and Junior)

*Fins are included only in the iQFoil packages.

FOOT STRAPS

The iQFoil range comes with a the latest generation of Drake Ultralight straps. These straps are ideal for foiling when foot pressure is lighter than regular windsurfing. The Ultralight’s elongated screw slots also allow the rider to set their back strap extra-wide using hole spacings further apart. This allows the rider’s foot to shift forward for downwind and backwards for upwind, giving perfect trim-adjustment on the fly.

FOIL BOX 

The Foil Box is larger and stronger than a normal fin box to distribute loads over a larger area. It is built using solid sheets of 20 mm thick high-density PVC with 8 mm thick carbon fibre walls, and has a flat, parallel bottom which allows the box to take both types of foil bases: tapered ‘Tuttle-style’ base and rectangular foil bases. In either case, it is strongly recommended for the front of the foil’s base to reach the bottom of the box. This ensures that the vertical lifting load from the foil will be carried by both the front wall of the box and the bottom wall of the box. 

CHOOSE YOUR FOIL – AN OPEN, MODULAR FOIL PLATFORM

Wings, fuselages and masts can be interchanged or upgraded to match rider style, budget, foil racing conditions and sport discipline.

AVAILABLE CONSTRUCTIONS

STARLITE CARBON

OUR BEST VALUE OFFERING

The iQFoil 85 is available in Starlite Carbon construction. 0.6mm Australian pine wood sandwich wrapped with Military grade-glass and a full carbon bottom. A high quality value package with excellent finish. The Starlite Carbon construction feels especially crisp and has extra high impact resistance.

RIDERS’ COMMENTS

Slide DESIGNER AND FOIL GURU The iQFoil 85 is just amazing, with one board, one foil, two fuselages, one rig & one fin you cover 5 to 35 knots - no matter the sea conditions - you will race!

the iQFoil 85 Youth&Junior StarLite Carbon is the little sister of the Olympic version, iQFoil 95. As Junior and Youth will use smaller sails to preserve their physical development the board have to be smaller too to have something working in the same wind range as the 95. Results is an amazing toy very playful around race courses. Let’s bring the fun again to the Olympics and beyond.
REMI VILA

SPECIFICATIONS

ModelIQFOIL 85IQFOIL 85 SurfaceToAir
ConstructionsStarlite CarbonStarlite Carbon
Volume153 liters153 liters
Length215 cm215 cm
Width85 cm85 cm
Tail Width73.7 cm73.7 cm
Thickness15.3 cm15.3 cm
Footstrap Rows1 + downwind back position1 + downwind back position
FinsDrake Race 56 cm*Drake Shallow 320 - Drake Shallow 410
Fin BoxesFoil BoxFoil Box + Deep tuttle
Recommend fin56 cm56 cm
Recommend foilFoil Aluminium iQFoilFoil Aluminium iQFoil
Fin Range52 - 60 cm52 - 60 cm
Sail Range5.0 - 9.0 m25.0 - 9.0 m2
Weight11.62Kgs +/-460g12.06Kgs +/-460g
* Fins are included only with the iQFoil Package

For Proper Foil Installation:

Make sure that the top of the foil’s mast makes full contact with the bottom of the board’s foil box. This full-contact gives maximum support to the foil and sets the mast firmly at the recommended angle.

Use the teeth washer upside down for both Foil Torx screws to tie the foil at the max and to avoid any damage.

ENVIRONMENTAL INITIATIVES

MANGROVES

For every board sold, we plants a mangrove in the Thor Heyerdahl Climate Park, absorbing one ton of CO2 over 20 years. Learn more >

PLASTIC OFFSET PROGRAM

Buy a board and we collect an equivalent of 200 plastic bags from beaches through our Plastic Offset Program. Learn more >

 

 

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