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Gawa meaning 'Joy' in Tibetan
Two types and four sizes of Gawa boards available.
GAWA 37 & 42
This was the race-proven twin tip of choice for the Youth Oympic Games (YOG) riders in 2018. 5 of the 6 medalist were on this board (including the two gold medalists).
'Upsy-Duzy' prevents nose dives
Maximum stiffness for optimum speed
12 composite shear walls running the length of the board, giving unrivalled response.
The core material is divinycell (a PVC foam), helping to keep the board lighter. This material is 25% of typical core wood density.
End grain balsa wood are used in high impact areas to prevent crushing.
Weighing in at 2.1 and 2.3kg respectively; very light for their size.
Gawa 37: 37cm wide, 145cm effective length, 163 overall lenth, 2.1kg board only
Gawa 42: 42cm wide, 148cm effective length, 165 overall lenth, 2.3kg board only
GAWA 44 & 48
The new Gawa boards are more focused on twin tip course racing and have some new unique innovations to their predecessors
Two heel side rails: designed specifically for light wind or strong wind.
XPS core. Allowing core material to be almost weighless.
Bouyancy and volume: Gawa 44 provides 10 litres and the Gawa 48 provides 11 litres total boyancy.
Ultra lightweight construction: board weight only of 2.1kg for the Gawa 44 and 2.3kg for the Gawa 48.
Upwind performance: even in 6 knots of wind they glide upwind effortlessly on the light wind rail settings.
Gawa 44: 44cm wide, 154cm/152cm effective rail length, 170cm overall, 2.1kg board only.
Gawa 48: 48cm wide, 154cm/152cm effective rail length, 170cm overall, 2.3kg board only.
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