The RS:X (Women) Olympic Class - Women's Windsurfer
Replacing the Mistral, the NeilPryde RS:X was the new windsurfing equipment used at the 2008 Beijing Olympics.
A strict one-design class sailed by both men and women, the RS:X is the only boat that will bring the sailor into direct contact with the air and sea.
The board, shaped by Jean Bouldoires, is a true crossover board in that it makes the best compromise between traditional raceboard sailing and exciting “Formula” racing. The RS:X sail performs exceptionally well in both planing and non-planing conditions and has been designed for easy handling. The difference between the Men's and Women's classes is the sail size, 9.5m2 for Men and 8.5m2 for Women.
RS:X (Women) - Stats
||Neil Pryde Ltd
||2.86 m (9 ft 5 in)
||0.93 m (3 ft 1 in)
||8.5 m2 (91 sq ft)
||231 l (51 imp gal; 61 US gal)
||4.8 m (16 ft)
||15.5 kg (34 lb)
||2008 - Beijing, China
British Olympic Windsurfing Medals
London 2012 Olympic Games Top 3
Beijing 2008 Olympic Games Top 3
||Great Britain (GBR)
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