TWIN-CAM POWER FREERIDE
After over two years of R&D, the new Lion—Ezzy’s 2-cam freerider—is finally ready. The Ezzy Lion is a twin-cam, power-freeride sail. Unlike many wide-sleeved cambered sails on the market, the Lion’s sleeve is just narrow enough to make waterstarting and uphauling easy.
On the new Lion, the vinyl window is replaced with a dyneema-reinforced window that increases stability in high winds and increases stability in high winds, dramatically improving the transfer of wind energy into board speed.
The Lion comes with 2 cams, but you can remove either the top or bottom cam to create a single-cam freeride experience. And you can even use the Lion without the cams—the flatter shape of the Lion without cams works great for learning to foil.
In our factory, we rig and inspect every single Lion and then calibrate the downhaul gauge, so you can find the perfect downhaul every time you rig.
Designed for easy speed and built to last, the new Lion continues the long lineage of Ezzy freeride sails.
WHAT MAKES THE NEW LION DIFFERENT?
The vinyl window is replaced with a dyneema-reinforced window that increases stability in high winds and increases stability in high winds, dramatically improving the transfer of wind energy into board speed.
By changing the construction of the Lion, we have made it significantly lighter without compromising strength.
WHAT MAKES THE LION DIFFERENT FROM OTHER CAMBERED SAILS?
Unlike many wide-sleeved, cambered sails on the market, the Lion's sleeve is narrow to make waterstarting and uphauling easy. Even with this narrow sleeve, the Lion will work with any mast: RDM, SDM, and everything in between. The Lion comes set up with cams for the Ezzy RDM masts, but you can purchase cams that will fit any mast made in the last 25 years.
The Lion is a freeride sail built with the wisdom of over 35 years of making wave sails. There is no monofilm that will quickly crack and break from exposure to UV from the sun. The spectra-X is a light and tough solution that will survive longer in the elements, no matter where you sail.
The Lion is built with reinforced X-ply, ripstop scrim-X, and a Weft-Stop anti-rip sleeve cloth. Every seam is glued and covered before being sewn. David Ezzy owns his own factory because no other factory can produce the quality he demands.
The rigging gauges remove all the guesswork from tuning. Just downhaul until the gauge lines up with the bottom of your mast. Each and every sail is rigged and calibrated in the Ezzy Sails factory.
LION SAIL SPECS
|LION||Luff||Luff||Boom||Boom||No. of||Suggested Mast|
|Size (sq.m.)||Min (cm)||Max (cm)||Min (cm)||Max (cm)||Battens||Length / MCS / IMCS|
|6.0||445||448||182||189||6||430 / 25 / 21|
|6.5||455||458||190||198||6||430 / 25 / 21|
|7.0||466||469||196||204||6||460 / 25 / 25|
|7.5||476||479||204||212||7||460 / 25 / 25|
|8.5||501||504||221||229||7||490 / 26 / 29|
|9.5||513||516||238||247||7||490 / 26 / 29|
Note on Ezzy Masts
How To Choose The Perfect Mast Combination For Your Quiver:
- Pick the top and bottom that fits the sail you use the most.
- Use a longer top for your bigger sail.
- Use a shorter bottom for your smaller sail.
= Best Combination
= Good Combination
The Ezzy Hookipa Mast
Ezzy Sails work great with the Ezzy Mast system, but also work with a variety of other brand masts (RDM and regular diameter). You could contact your mast maker and see if the bend of your non-Ezzy mast is compliant.
Ezzy mast bend curves are tip: 75% to 79% and base: 62% to 65%
Note: this is not carbon content. This is percentage bend relative to the midpoint bend.