Ezzy Cheetah - Freeride
The Delta Quick Review: The Cheetah has been the go-to Freeride sail in Delta for some time. The extensive use of seam-shaping that you find in all Ezzy's seem to create a love/hate feeling in the smaller maneuver oriented sails, but when used in the larger Cheetah sizing it is almost always love.
Since the water is going to be flat when you're using Cheetah size sails, it's the quick planing and stable speed, that seam-shaping creates, that wins people over. Adding to the love for the Cheetah, are the ingenious on-sail trim guides that help you tap into the Cheetah's huge tuning range.
Lastly everyone loves how long a life span you get from an Ezzy. In the past this made for a heavier sail, but through the use high-tech scrim clothes, and the draft being placed well forward, the Cheetah is now one light feeling Freeride sail. An additional nod towards reduced weight has been made with the smaller sizes having one less batten than their previous model. Not only does this give them a lighter weight, it gives them a touch more softness in rotation as well. The result is a wonderful blend of easy rigging, speed, power, and now fantastic handling.
Our go-to flat water sail, the Cheetah has a soft, locked-in race feel. Camless and easy to rig, the Cheetah’s deep foil provides power and speed. When we freeride, we want to go fast, nail 100% of our jibes, and rocket into the air if a ramp appears. This is the easy freedom that inspired the Cheetah, and what the Cheetah delivers.
The Cheetah is pure freeride but can hold its own against any race sail. The forgiving, soft feel makes the Cheetah a dream to gybe. The Cheetah rigs on all RDM and SDM masts. And, like all Ezzy Sails, the Cheetah is built to last.
High Tech Material The Cheetah is built with Dyneema reinforced X-ply, ripstop scrim-X, and a Weft-Stop anti-rip sleeve cloth. Every seam is glued and covered before being sewn.
Factory Tuning In the Ezzy factory, they rig every Cheetah on the correct mast with the correct downhaul and outhaul. And then they tune the battens. After all that, every inch of the sail is thoroughly inspected to make sure it meets the quality standards.
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