FA18FW - 2018 Fanatic FreeWave STBA



Category: FreestyleWave

Fanatic Freewave STB – a Compact Hybrid Freestyle Wave for new generation riding.
This is the new stubby generation freewave that replaces Fanatic's 10 year classic Freewave design. Its short stubby diamond nose coupled with a double diamond tail and more parallel rail outline combine to provide for early planing, excellent speed and snappy manueverability regardless of flat water, chop or wave riding. 2018 Refinements include modified fin box placements and strap locations, larger thruster fin sets (except STBA model), and a new 115 size offering (TE / TXTR only). Expect easy wave riding, exciting speed and thrilling manuvering qualities in this new generational freewave performance board.

- 4 size options. (3 STBA).
- 3 construction options: STBA, TE, TXTR (TXTR non-stocking =special order only).
- Fine tuned fin positions for increased turning and planing stability.
- Straighter, more parallel rails for reduced drag and a cleaner waterline.
- Shorter and wider “Stubby-Style“ nose.
- Reduced swing weight, fast change of direction.
- Wide double diamond tail for planing power.
- Reduced center width for speed and a straighter rail flow.
- Full rails for stability, thin tail provides grip through turns.
- Slight tow in side fin boxes for ideal water flow with minimum drag.
- Power Box center fin with Slot Box side fins (TE and TXTR).
- 2 Slot Box covers to switch between single and multi fin use.
- Center fin 18-20 cm (TE and TXTR)115 size = MFC 30cm G10 center fin.
- 2x SlotBox fins 13cm (TE) 2x MFC TF Black 12cm (TXTR)
- Dual Density foot pads and multiple strap positioning (inset and outer positions).
- 3x's comfort Fanatic footstraps.

Size options:
85, 95, 105, *115
*=TE, TXTR only!

Construction Options:
STBA = BIAX FIBRE / FULL PVC SANDWICH LIGHT FINISH TECHNOLOGY (BXF). When combined with the Sandwich construction, this high quality Full Biax Glass and full PVC specification provides an optimized weight / stiffness / flex ratio. Absorbs force from impact extremely well due to 45 / 45 degree weave, and achieves maximum strength via an extra layer of fibres on top with a 90 degree weave. Light and durable, Full PVC construction, Biax Glass T-Stringer for maximum stiffness, Light weight finish.

TE = BIAX INNEGRA CARBON LIGHT FINISH TECHNOLOGY (BXIC) Our unique Biax Innegra Carbon Light Finish Technology has proven to be the ultimate construction for our Wave- and Freestyleboards. Last season, Fanatic took the initiative to take the next technical step by introducing this new and exclusive high-end fibre finish into all TE models, meeting the highest demands of our World Cup Team.

TXTR = TEXtreme = TEXTREME® TECHNOLOGY Lightweight. Stiff. Incredible. The TeXtreme® line is the most exclusive, high-performance construction in windsurfing. The Oxeon-built fabric allows for incredibly light PVC sandwich layups, with the added bonus of fully visible Carbon bottom graphics. High quality, full Biax Carbon on the remaining parts of the deck of the Blast TXTR round off the TeXtreme® construction to create the lightest and stiffest board on the market, with crisp characteristics.


Model Length Width Volume Construction Weight Sail Size
FreeWave 85 STBA22557.585BXF13.9less than 6.0


2018 Fanatic FreeWave STBA

40% off. A shorter wider Freewave - Stubby provides quick planing, acceleration and maneuverability in all freewave type conditions.
Product Name MSRP Price Qty
FreeWave 85 STBA
In Stock