Gin Boomerang 8 (PAST MODEL)

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Model Status: Past model

EN Certification: EN 926-1 Load Test

LTF Certification: LTF Load Test

The star qualities of the Boomerang 8: stability at speed, climbing ability and all-round comfort. Straight-lining it on the Aletsch glacier in a 6m/s early Spring thermal on a quick 200km flat triangle, you feel so secure that you catch yourself pushing 2/3rds bar. Flying fast has never felt so easy.

The Boomerang 8 has a speed range on the bar in excess of 30km/h, stable across the whole range. Gin has applied his many years of experience of making wings stable at speed to this new generation of 2 liners. You can stay on the bar for longer and the wing gives feedback that makes it easy to follow lifty lines.

The Boomerang 8 climbs like nothing else. It auto-centres in thermals, leaving your mind free to concentrate on the task at hand. If you get low, its ability to crank into rough or broken thermals might save your day. Gin has worked hard on co-ordinating the roll and yaw response of the wing. It can be made to roll easily for the initial thermal entry, and then turn flatter with more yaw once established. The leading edge panel design also helps the glider spring upwards when you hit surges of lift.

In general flight, the Boomerang 8 has an easy, shock-absorbing character for the level of performance it offers. It expresses the original philosophy of the Boomerang line—that to fly fast, and to win, you must, above all, feel comfortable.

> 2 liner with a wide, usable speed range in excess of 30km/h

> New leading edge panel design produces more lift at lower speeds. The wing inflates easily and climbs better in thermals.

> New generation internal construction: lighter internal structure, lighter leading edge with extended reinforcements, half-ribs on the trailing edge, Rigifoil-T inside the trailing edge (prevents buckling of the profile when the brakes are applied)

> Kevlar race risers (12mm) and Kevlar Lines

> Fully compliant with the latest CIVL rules on 23G line strengths

> Load tested: EN926-1

> Built to last, from reassuringly strong and durable materials.

Important notice
To prevent any possible damage to the leading edge reinforcements, we highly recommend packing the Boomerang 8 using the supplied concertina packing bag.

Included with your glider
Classic rucksack, Concertina Packing Bag, Classic speed bar, Inner bag, Accessories bag, USB Manual, hook and loop fastener strap, Repair kit & Stickers.

Also available
Genie Race harness and Rescue parachute (One G or Yeti Rescue)


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EN CertificationEN 926-1 Load Test
LTF CertificationLTF Load Test
Model StatusPast model
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