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Nelo 560 Surfski

Price for Type 4 Construction $6400

Type 7 Construction (SCS) $7500.

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Considering an elite ocean ski? The Nelo 560 is it.

The stability is very similar to the alternatives but it has possibly a lot more to offer.

Paddling Performance Review

The Nelo 560 is the latest iteration of the Nelo 560 which challenges the rules that say that typically longer skis have more wet surface but usually better friction. Even so, we developed the new 560 with reduced wet surface but with great friction performance, being so the advantage of the smaller wet surface overcomes a small increase on the friction resistance, resulting on a faster ski in all conditions. Due to its dimensions the maneuverability of the ski is better as changing direction and surfing waves becomes easier; the weight can be maintained whilst building a stiffer ski

Available in 3 sizes.

ML 75kg and below

75-90kg

XXL 90kg and above

Out of the starting gates the 560 took off, accelerating quickly from an almost stationary start to catch the first runner (who doesn't love that feeling?).

Garth Spencer, elite surfski athlete

Read Garth's full review here

Check out this comparison of the Nelo 560 vs the Epic V14 from Surfski.info


Nelo Surfski 560

Athletes Kg Range:  75kg to 120kg
Boat Length: 5.6m
Boat Weight: Under 12kg with accessories
Ideal For: Intermediate and advanced level Surfski paddlers
Stability Level: 2 (unstable)
Construction Options: Type 4 (Carbon Kevlar) or Type 7 (SCS)
Price: $6500 (Type 4) or $7500 (Type 7) Incl GST 
and freight to Auckland
Warranty:  2 year limited warranty
Paint Design:

Option to design your own flat or simple colour scheme using the Nelo colour planner. Ask Terry for more details.

To test paddle the Nelo Surfski 520 or 550 models on the water please call Terry on 0210748485.

To download the Nelo Surfski Brochure click here

 

Nelo Surfski 560M

Developed for smaller or lighter paddlers. The hull is lower in height, the seat position and the cockpit have been adapted so that the paddler feels like they sit down in the water, rather than floating on top.

The 560ML has a low volume helps with handling side wind, maneuverability in the surf and makes it easier to remount. It's very light yet also stable, resulting in a great boat for all conditions.


Nelo Surfski 560ML

Athletes Kg Range: up to 75kg
Boat Length: 5.6m
Boat Weight: Under 12.5kg with accessories
Ideal For: Lightweight or smaller sized intermediate and advanced surfski paddlers 
Stability Level: 2 (unstable)
Construction Options: Type 4 (Carbon Kevlar) or Type 7 (SCS)
Price: $6400(Type 4) or $7500 (Type 7) Incl GST 
and freight to Auckland
Warranty:  2 year limited warranty
Paint Design:

Option to design your own flat or simple colour scheme using the Nelo colour planner. Ask Terry for more details.

 

The faster acceleration is a major plus for high-speed downwind paddling, when accelerating onto waves and linking is the name of the game.

The performance of the much shorter boat across a wide range of conditions is a surprise to me and most traditional sentiment, where the longer water-line length was supposed to lead to higher speed for less effort.

For sure, the 560 has to be paddled differently, as its far twitchier than the longer skis, but my perspective is that once you master this, it feels as if this boat will catch stuff (whether big or small) that you know you wouldn't be catching in your old boat.

Garth Spencer, elite surfski athlete

Read Garth's full review here

 To test paddle the Nelo Surfski 520 or 560 models on the water please call Terry on 0210748485.

 

 

 

Nelo Order Schedule

NEXT ORDERS DEADLINE: End of September 2021
NEXT DELIVERY DATE: mid January 2022
Dates are a guide only and may be subject to change.
 
Shipping: We order minimum of four boats to be shipped together. This keeps shipping costs to a minimum.

Shipping dates may be moved forward if numbers allow, so get your mates on board too. 
(Sorry, Nelo K4 boats must be shipped in a container and cannot be shipped separately.)
 
Express Shipping: If you would like your boat ASAP we can have it sent from Portugal as a single order by sea freight. Cost is $700 per boat.
 
Deposit: 50% deposit is required before orders will be sent to Nelo. The balance will be due upon delivery 
 

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