The Modern Falcon sets a new benchmark in the funboard category. Stable and buoyant, with a sexier shape and some performance hidden within the design, the Falcon is the perfect board for beginner-to-intermediates wanting a board that gets better as your skills improve.
OUTLINE: The wide point is forward to enhance trim stability from a central stance position, and the streamlined nose gives the outline a contemporary vibe. The back half of the board tapers steadily towards the tail for easier turning in smaller waves, and to heighten control in slightly larger waves.
CONTOURS: The rocker strikes a balance between paddle speed and just enough nose/tail lift for accessing steeper parts of the wave. Forward vee running to vee/double concave between the feet allows for very smooth rail transitions and a responsive feel when standing further back.
FOIL: Designed with plenty of volume through the spine for appropriate buoyancy and stability. The taper at the tips provides better performance sensitivity when riding on the wave face.
PERFORMANCE: The dual-purpose nature of the Falcon offers a stable and cruisy ride for surfers coming off a softboard or bigger longboard. Alternatively, more capable riders will find a surprising amount of speed a response when adopting a more aggressive approach.
Available in a broad size allocation in clear and tint options, the Modern Falcon is a reliable, and affordable board that will feature prominently in your quiver. Comes as a thruster with FCS II plugs and Performer Medium fins.
NEXT STEP: If you are looking for a more performance version of this board. Check out the 7S Jet Stream +.
NOTE: Rider weight is based on board volume and intermediate rider skill level
|LENGTH||WIDTH||THICK||VOLUME||SUPPLIED FINS||APPROX WEIGHT RANGE|
|6’0||20 3/4||2 5/8||35||FCSII Performer Medium||50kg|
|6’4||21||2 11/16||39||FCSII Performer Medium||60kg|
|6’8||21 1/4||2 3/4||43||FCSII Performer Medium||70kg|
|7’0||21 1/2||2 13/16||47||FCSII Performer Medium||80kg|
|7’6||21 7/8||2 7/8||53||FCSII Performer Medium||90kg|
|8’0||22 1/4||3||60||FCSII Performer Medium||100kg +|
|Construction||Polyester – PUPolyester or PU construction uses traditional materials and laminating techniques to produce a strong, reliable surfboard with high quality finishes. All polyester boards are CNC milled from the shapers files and laminated by hand using quality components such as Hexcel fiberglass, Silmar resin and Bennett foam.
For years traditional polyester boards have been at the forefront of performance surfing. These boards feature a progressive flex pattern controlled by a high-grade timber stringer and feel very reliable under your feet. Polyester construction will perform in all surf conditions and can be adapted to suit a wide variety of surfboard models.
You can find out more about GSI’s surfboard construction on our surfboard construction page.
|Board Contours||Rolled Vee to Double Concave Vee|
|Rail||Medium to Full Rail|
|Surfer Skill Level||Beginner – Advanced|