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Wave boards 2002
Windsurfing USA



The US based Windsurfing Magazine, the worlds largest English "speaking" magazine, has done their 2002 board test on Maui.

They have tested most wave boards in the market and we have in our review selected the most popular wave brands for comparison.

Seven pro testers and 42 guest testers spent over 60 days on Maui testing the largest assortment of wave boards ever tried.

Interpreting the test results:

Speed;
Answers how fast the board is in side-by-side testing with boards in its size category.

Bump & Jump;
Answers how well suited the board is for bump and jump conditions compared to those in its size category.

Guest tester overall impression;
Answers what the guest testers thought of the board by tabulating their score sheets, tossing out the high and low scores, and picking the most common result.

Comfort and control;
Answers how comfortable the board rides in a straight line and how easy the board is to control through maneuvers compared to boards in its size category.

Pure wave;
Answers how well a board handled wave sailing (onshore, side-shore and side-offshore scenarios) compared to boards in its size category.

Pro tester overall impression;
Answers how well pro testers thought the board performed for the conditions and people it best suits compared to boards in its size category.




RRD Cult 50 RRD WaveOne S RRD WaveOne M
Length: 250.90 CM
Width: 53.30 CM
Volume: 73 L
Length: 248.80 CM
Width: 53.40 CM
Volume: 76 L
Length: 249.00 CM
Width: 54.90 CM
Volume: 84 L
RRD WaveOne L AHD Maui Force 7'10" AHD Maui Force 8'0"
Length: 248.50 CM
Width: 56.70 CM
Volume: 90 L
Length: 239.00 CM
Width: 49.70 CM
Volume: 60 L
Length: 244.20 CM
Width: 50.70 CM
Volume: 68 L
AHD Maui Force 8'3" AHD Maui Force 8'6" AHD Power Wave 254
Length: 251.00 CM
Width: 54.40 CM
Volume: 79 L
Length: 259 CM
Width: 57.2 CM
Volume: 87 L
Length: 252.20 CM
Width: 53.70 CM
Volume: 74 L
AHD Power Wave 257 JP FreeStyle Wave 78 JP Wave 66
Length: 255.00 CM
Width: 56.30 CM
Volume: 86 L
Length: 251.40 CM
Width: 55.00 CM
Volume: 78 L
Length: 242.00 CM
Width: 51.00 CM
Volume: 66 L
JP Wave 72 JP Wave 78 JP Wave 84
Length: 247.30 CM
Width: 52.90 CM
Volume: 72 L
Length: 251.60 CM
Width: 54.20 CM
Volume: 78 L
Length: 255.60 CM
Width: 55.10 CM
Volume: 84 L
JP Wave 90 JP Wave 96 Naish Competition Wave 8'1"
Length: 259.20 CM
Width: 56.20 CM
Volume: 90 L
Length: 263.00 CM
Width: 57.60 CM
Volume: 96 L
Length: 247.00
Width: 51.60 CM
Volume: 63 L
Naish Competition Wave 8'3" Naish Competition Wave 8'4" Naish Competition Wave 8'5"
Length: 251.20 CM
Width: 52.70 CM
Volume: 73 L
Length: 253.50 CM
Width: 54.70 CM
Volume: 78 L
Length: 256.40 CM
Width: 55.70
Volume: 86 L
Naish Wave Quest 244 Naish Wave Quest 248 Naish Wave Quest 254
Length: 244.00 CM
Width: 53.20 CM
Volume: 70 L
Length: 248.50 CM
Width: 55.10 CM
Volume: 78 L
Length: 254.00 CM
Width: 56.50 CM
Volume: 86 L
Naish Wave Quest 258 Starboard Acid 66 (D-Ram) Starboard Acid 70 (D-Ram)
Length: 257.20
Width: 59.60 CM
Volume: 100 L
Length: 248.20 CM
Width: 52.10 CM
Volume: 66 L
Length: 246.50 CM
Width: 51.60 CM
Volume: 70 L
Starboard Acid 77 (Wood) Starboard Acid 88 (Wood) Starboard Acid 94 (Wood)
Length: 250.70 CM
Width: 53.80 CM
Volume: 77 L
Length: 253.80 CM
Width: 55.70 CM
Volume: 88 L
Length: 257.40 CM
Width: 60.00 CM
Volume: 94 L



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