The V Max is all about freeriding made as simple as possible. This cam-free sail is easy to rig and easy to tune, light-weight, and easy to maneuver. But first of all, it is incredibly fast. The V Max appeals to the freeride and freerace sailors of all levels who want to maximize the enjoyment of planing with minimal effort involved. With great low-end power, and locked-in stability the V Max is the best choice for the sailor who wants a cam-free, light-weight lightspeed sail.
The 2021/2022 V Max features increased efficiency, utilizing traits passed down from our race sails. The enhanced shaping profile draws more energy from the mast, which results in exponentially increased power delivery. The new vertical shaping techniques allow us to create a more harmonious sail profile which results in a more even skin tension between all areas of the sail, providing a more balanced and effective rig.
Low aspect ratio which generates a smooth and efficient power delivery, a high top-end speed, and a high angle of attack
6 battens for a wide wind range and a stable sail profile
The full sail profile generates the power you need for effortless planing
User-friendly, easy to rig and de-rig
Six Batten Layout Six Batten Layout in all sizes for a stable and powerful freeride and freerace experience. Great low-end grunt for earlier up n’go.
Deep locked in profile Great low-end power, and locked in stability the V Max is the best choice for the sailor who wants a camber free, light-weight lightspeed sail.
Kevlar Stretch Control Tendons The Kevlar Stretch Control Tendons distribute the load throughout the surface of the sail from clew to luff. They control the breaking point for the twist, increase the wind range, and increase the longevity of the sail. An original Simmer Style feature that has been widely adopted by many other sail brands.
Precision Tapered Battens Precision Tapered Battens on the lower two battens. The taper is designed to push the sail profile forward and keep draft locked in for stability.
Cutaway The cutaway clew has an extremely positive influence on the sail’s agility and handling, and allows for a shorter, more rigid boom, as well as more direct acceleration.
MIL X-PLY The most durable laminate scrim on the market. 100% polyester film, 150 microns thick, with high stretch resilience thread reinforcement in an X-pattern. The layers of film are bonded together with a UV resistance glue. The Icon features X-Ply paneling in the foot panel and clew area to handle wave sailing abuse in harsh conditions. Made in USA.
MONOFILM The V Max features lightweight monofilm for direct handling.