Makani KAWA Flatwater Race SUP Fin - Full Carbon
The KAWA race is a high performance Flat water and Speed SUP race fin. With his ultra-thin foil and hard straight outline made to control your race. The KAWA available in Carbon or Carbon/Honeycomb to make the fin light weight and more stiff. Giving you more control and balance every time you're out on the water. The KAWA with a 45 degree angle gives almost no grip for weed to stick. Less drag is more speed even if you are just cruising. The outline of the fin is ideal for fast buoy turns and lightning fast on the straights ends. The KAWA gives a minimum drag cause of the ultra-thin foil, thinnest on the market. All together makes the Kawa the ultimate flat water race fin.
"The Kawa is a light, sharp, deadly race fin that was mathematically confirmed by NASA equations to have a lower drag foil than previous prototypes. That means greater paddling speed, fewer paddle strokes and longer glide. It tracked well, shed weeds like a sea monster and was ultra speedy during our tests. A fine buy for any Sup racing aficionado." SUP THE MAG, APRIL 2014
- Extreme thin foil (maximum speed an minimum of drag)
- Optimal control in high and low speed
- Excellent speed & tracking capability
- Great control in small chop and low wind
- Carbon and Carbon/Honeycomb structure (light weight fin)
- 45 degree leading edge rake angle (from vertical) gives weed no change
Louis (designer): "The KAWA is the result of all our R&D in Stand Up Paddle fin. Many tests (CFD, GPS, Race) have been done to get the right recipe (foil, thickness, outline, flex). I'm really proud of the result with the KAWA, we got a Top of the line SUP race fin with it. We used also the knowledge captured with the development of the KAWA to improve performance of the rest of the SUP fin line up."