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JP 2015

Explorer & ExplorAIR

145 • 165 • 195 • ExplorAIR 280

  • ASA+EVA

  • INFLATABLE

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ASA SANDWICH Technology with full EVA deck and integrated carrying handle

THEY ADVANCE WITH YOU

They combine the stability a beginner needs with the sporty planing feel an advanced rider wants. Contrary to wide body beginner boards like the Funsters, the Explorers feature rather narrow and long hulls. As soon as you master the basics of windsurfing they lift up to a glide in light winds instantly offering that ‚Funboard feeling’. Once planing they feel fast, sporty and alive.

They work great as beginner boards and shine with their enormous range of use, progressively unleashing their sporty potential the better you get! Play, learn, cruise, glide and have fun in all conditions. They cover it all – true all-round funboards.

EXPLORAIR

INFLATABLE Drop Stitch Technology

EXPLORE INFLATABLE FUN

This inflatable version of the Explorer offers the same basic concept like its hard board siblings but has great advantages. It can be rolled up and fits into the backpack it comes with which means that you won’t need a roof rack for transport and no big garage for storage. It is also considerably lighter than any hardboard of this size

The high tech drop stitch technology makes the board so stiff that you will easily get it planing but the surface itself is soft enough so that beginners won’t hurt themselves when falling on it.

Instead of a daggerboard it comes with an additional center fin which gives the board some directional stability to help avoid drifting and helps to go upwind. Being longer than the normal Explorers also helps with going upwind due to its longer waterline. Our team riders could not believe how much fun this board is. It can also be used as a beginner SUP board and is therefore an ideal family toy.

Description

Specifications shaped by Werner Gnigler

Explorer & ExplorAIR Length
cm / inch
Width
cm / inch
Volume
liters
W. ASA+EVA +/-6%
KG / LBS
W. Inflatable +/-6%
KG / LBS
Fins Sails
145 270
8'10"
70
27.6"
145 11.3
24.9
Freeride 38 PB
+ daggerboard
ideal: 4.5-9.0
rec.: <10.0
165 275
9'0"
75
29.5"
165 12.3
27.1
Freeride 38 PB
+ daggerboard
ideal: 4.5-9.0
rec.: <10.0
195 280
9'2"
82.5
32.5"
195 13.6
30.0
Freeride 38 PB
+ daggerboard
ideal: 4.5-9.0
rec.: <10.0
ExplorAIR 280 295
9'8"
80.0
31.5"
280 9.4
20.7
2 x 9.0" ideal: 4.5-6.0
rec.: 4.7-7.0
PB = Powerbox
Explorer & ExplorAIR 145
Length
cm / inch
270
8'10"
Width
cm / inch
70
27.6"
Volume
liters
145
W. ASA+EVA +/-6%
KG / LBS
11.3
24.9
W. Inflatable +/-6%
KG / LBS
FinsFreeride 38 PB
+ daggerboard
Sailsideal: 4.5-9.0
rec.: <10.0
Explorer & ExplorAIR 165
Length
cm / inch
275
9'0"
Width
cm / inch
75
29.5"
Volume
liters
165
W. ASA+EVA +/-6%
KG / LBS
12.3
27.1
W. Inflatable +/-6%
KG / LBS
FinsFreeride 38 PB
+ daggerboard
Sailsideal: 4.5-9.0
rec.: <10.0
Explorer & ExplorAIR 195
Length
cm / inch
280
9'2"
Width
cm / inch
82.5
32.5"
Volume
liters
195
W. ASA+EVA +/-6%
KG / LBS
13.6
30.0
W. Inflatable +/-6%
KG / LBS
FinsFreeride 38 PB
+ daggerboard
Sailsideal: 4.5-9.0
rec.: <10.0
Explorer & ExplorAIR ExplorAIR 280
Length
cm / inch
295
9'8"
Width
cm / inch
80.0
31.5"
Volume
liters
280
W. ASA+EVA +/-6%
KG / LBS
W. Inflatable +/-6%
KG / LBS
9.4
20.7
Fins2 x 9.0"
Sailsideal: 4.5-6.0
rec.: 4.7-7.0
Explorer & ExplorAIR
Length
cm / inch
Width
cm / inch
Volume
liters
W. ASA+EVA +/-6%
KG / LBS
W. Inflatable +/-6%
KG / LBS
FinsPB = Powerbox

Footstrap

Straps incl. 2 screws. Rounded plastic belts, pre-formed, comfortable shape. Adjustable plastic plates for width adjustment. Footstrap-2014  

SPECIAL FOOTSTRAPS PRE-SHAPED

Ideal arch shape to perfectly fit your feet. Thick neoprene cover for great comfort.

ADJUSTABLE WIDTH

Adjustable in width not just in length as all other straps on the market. By simply turning the plastic plate by 180 degrees, the width of the foostraps can be reduced by 0.6cm (one plate) respectively 1,2cm (both plates). Great for slalom sailors who need a tight connection to the board and for youngsters or women with smaller feet.

Adjust your Foot Strap SIZE for very large foot strap sizes, change the Anti Twist plate for the outside position (recommended for foot size 44 and up)

  • remove the screw
  • remove the Anti Twist plate
  • insert the Anti Twist plate into the holes of the profile belt
  • put the top plastic part back on the pins
  • insert the screw
  • adjust the size of the foot strap to fit your foot

5 Steps for a NARROW Foot Strap:

  • remove the screw
  • pull off the top plastic part
  • rotate the top plastic part 180°
  • put it back on the pins
  • insert screw and mount the strap

 

3D Footstrap

incl. 2 screws. Comfortable padding, changeable to asymmetrical shape when the strap is not centered - very comfortable!

set-up

symmetrical - for rear center strap asymmetrical - for front straps and rear straps on the rail

Download:

HowToAdjust.pdf

STORAGE

Store your board in mild (neither hot, nor cold; not exposed to sunlight), dry places ! Winter storage: non-freezing (constantly above +5°C).
Note: Avoid storage in closed, damp conditions like in a wet boardbag! So, after windsurfing and safe transport put the board out of its bag and let both dry separately - otherwise your board will suffer from osmosis and blisters (bubbles) will show up on the boards surface. And your bag might start to smell.

 

NOSE PROTECTOR

Damages caused by impacts are not covered under JP-Australia's limited warranty. Therefore, JP-Australia highly recommends the use of a nose protector.

Especially recommended for novices and everybody, who wants to protect the board nose.

The universal protector: Made of EVA, the UNI NOSE PROTECTOR is a very light yet strong protection. It is easy to handle as it is simply glued onto the nose.

The set consists of 5 pieces: 2 side parts (one left and one right), and 3 connections in sizes Small, Medium and Large.

By combining the two sides with the appropriate connection at the front, noses of almost all standard board sizes and shapes can be covered efficiently.

This makes it an universal protector not only for JP boards but for most boards available on the market.

Please note: The uni nose protector is not made for the use on demo boards or in windsurfing centers, but for private use only!

DOWNLOAD: NoseProtector_Uni_Manual.pdf

LIMITED FINISH - LESS IS MORE

Since 2004 the first JP PRO Edition boards have a (SUPER) LIMITED FINISH. By reducing the amount of paint (sanding off) the weight is decreased. Consequently, the boards have a custom look with certain "imperfections" in the paint, thus the material below might shine through. Sometimes they even look as if repaired. This is also true for the Full Wood Sandwich boards as they now feature a LIMITED FINISH, too. You won't find two boards exactly the same. We believe this is worth it as the weight reduction is substantial and there's no loss of durability or strength.

 

AIR VALVE

airvalveWe highly recommend to open the air valve screw when the board is not used. Reason: Due to high pressure differences the sandwich construction suffers from high stress and can delaminate long term from the board's core. This will result in a soft spot and start absorbing water. Pressure differences are caused by high temperature variations or other pressure variations from e.g. aero planes. Do not forget to close the air vent before going on the water!

  • BOARDBAG LIGHT - XS / 230 x 60 cm 2015: Radical Quad 69-94, Thruster Quad 73-93, Freestyle Wave 77, Freestyle 92, Speed, Young Gun Quad & Freestyle
  • BOARDBAG LIGHT - S / 240 x 65 cm 2015: Thruster Quad 103, Freestyle Wave 85-111, Freestyle 101-106, All Ride 96-106II, Super Sport 100, Slalom 60-66
  • BOARDBAG LIGHT - M / 245 x 70 cm 2015:  All Ride 116, Magic Ride 104, Super Sport 112, Young Gun 115, Slalom 69
  • BOARDBAG LIGHT - L / 250 x 75 cm 2015: Magic Ride 111-118, X-Cite Ride Plus 125-135, Super Sport 124
  • BOARDBAG LIGHT - XL / 255 x 80 cm 2015: X-Cite Ride Plus 145-160, Super Sport 136, Slalom 78-80
  • BOARDBAG LIGHT - XXL / 240 x 90 cm 2015: Magic Ride 132, Slalom 82
  • BOARDBAG LIGHT - XXXL / 250 x 92 cm 2015: Superlight Wind 168

boardbag

TEAMRIDER BOARDBAG

Heavy duty padding, compression belts, extra padding on nose and side, comfortable handles. Takes up to 4 boards. Flight approved. 240 x 70 cm / 265 x 80 cm

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