Rob Ayliffe on the Lion

by / Sunday, 01 April 2012 / Published in Latest News

thanks Rob for these shots and testimonial on the new Lion

“This was the first outing for the 8.5 Lion. Conditions were perfect – wind was NE around 18knots, sea state slightly choppy and best of all…the sun was out. I was sailing a JP Super Sport 74 and the combo was flying. I have to honestly say – this sail rocks. It is very tune-able, light downhaul / outhaul giving loads of power. As the wind picked up, some tweaking of the downhaul to the strong wind marks, really “freed” the sail up. I couldn’t find the top end – it was the sea state that slowed me down! The Lion is also very very stable – no sign of getting back handed as the wind picked up. This is such a contrast to the old NP slalom 8.4 I had – 4 cams, heavy and very back handed (a real pig!). The Lion definitely made me sail faster! Well done to the Ezzy Team for designing such a fantastic sail!

Regards Rob”

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