Levi by Sofie
Keith Teboul: “I’ve been working on the Pyramid design with Levi and Camille for a couple of years now. They came to me looking for more speed and more grip without losing any of the looseness and turn ability of this model.
I’ve redesigned the rocker to have a nice moderate entry, a smooth constant curve between the stance to keep the glide and a bit of tail release to keep the turns snappy.
I added four tail channels to keep the board projecting through turns and with lots of follow through. On top of this I kept the swallow tail to add to the grip in the turns. A narrower nose allows a quicker transition into bottom turns and the beginning of the cutback. An radical surfy wave board for pushing your limits.”
Available in 71, 78, 83, 88, 96 liters.
Available in blue and red on sanded white.
Available in Pro Carbon & S-Glass construction.
Very few boards are as well proportioned, visually and
technically as the Pyramid.
The Pro Carbon S-Glass construction comes with an EPS core. Deck specifications featuring FDS™ Full Deck Sandwich and FRS™ Full Rail Sandwich in single thickness for immaculate flex, pristine longevity and ultra light weight, DSS™ Double Sandwich Stance and 0.6mm wood reinforcements for pristine rigidity around the foot straps.
Inside deck lamination featuring UCM™ Unidirectional Carbon Monocoque connecting the mast-track to the stance area, BCMTM Biaxial Carbon Monocoque covering the entire stance area around the foot straps for supreme heel impact resistance, S-Glass rail bands. Outside deck lamination featuring BGM™ Biaxial Glass Monocoque covering the rear two thirds of the deck, full S-Glass deck.
Bottom specifications featuring FBS™ Full Bottom Sandwich in double thickness for ultimate strength. Inside bottom lamination featuring S-Glass rail bands. Outside bottom lamination featuring extra strong fin area reinforcements for jumping and full S-Glass bottom. Nose reinforced by 7 layers. Tail reinforced by 8 layers. This advanced performance construction combines ultra light weight, a super crisp feel and excellent durability.
Levi by Paul
Nothing in Windsurfing comes closer to the feeling of
Surfing than the Quatro Pyramid.
Camille by Paul
The Pyramid is one of the smoothest boards you can
ride. Because it’s uncompromisingly dedicated to one
thing in perfection. Waveriding.
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Hi all, going to share my early views of my new Pyramid 96.
Firstly this board is not essential for me as my 103 mini and 85 cube are capable of covering just about all conditions I sail from onshore to cross off, 3.7 - 5.7 sail size. So why get it. Well I sail every chance I get, cycle a bit go to the gym occasionally, all to keep in some sort of decent shape for those classic down the line wave days, the mini and cube are both great but there is nothing to beat the feel and grip of a dedicated wave board when you bear off down a nice wave. So enter the Pyramid.
Looking at the board it has little in common with the wider style multi fin boards I've come to know and love. Its a bit longer, a bit narrower and is a throwback to older single fin wave boards in its outline. Lacking the rectangular parallel shape that most stubby and a lot of boards have I was glad I went for the 96, I weigh 88kg, as I want to spend more time sailing and less sinking or getting mullered. The back strap is further back than any other wave board I've sailed in relation to fin position, the tail is fairly narrow so on first inspection this is a fast looking board.
So how does it sail, getting going is a bit more committed than my mini and cube, however as soon as it gets going acceleration is really good and top end is a lot more than either mini or cube. Getting over shore break I'm thankful of the extra volume if I'm not fully powered up. If fully powered it will jump or go over anything (within reason) .I really like the feel it has hitting a ramp and it jumps really well, in the air its extremely easy to control and land , big air and rotations will only be limited by my ability but this is a board which you will want to test your limits.
Up wind it points really well, it does feel a bit wilder through chop than the cube or mini but nothing to worry about. Gybing I have to be a bit more precise with foot placement and timing but this is to be expected with the narrower tail, the extra speed going in helps though.
Which brings me to wave riding. As soon as you bear off on the wave face the board comes alive, accelerating into the bottom turn with so much grip it makes you want to hit the lip vertically and rip back down again. Believe me this is a totally thoroughbred DTL board. Quatro claim the channels running down the tail give extra speed, I'd say mission accomplished. The speed and grip this board offers give me serious confidence on the wave face. Another plus is as the waves get bigger the board gets better. Hitting the lip vertically the board snaps round back down the wave at speer, hit at an angle and it just wants to take off. I know I bought this board as a guilty pleasure, but having sailed it in waves up to logo high I feel no guilt whatsoever.
I haven't tried it on my 3.7 , 4.2 or 5.7, but I think with a 17 centre fin it should cope with stronger winds . The 19 supplied will hopefully be fine with the 5.7.
I've since had a good rip with my new 4.2 Goya Guru, tried both the 17 and 19 centre fin. The board worked really well with both . As you would expect better on wave with the 17 and quicker to plane with the 19. I'd defiantly lean towards the bigger fin for onshore or if you want to go for some big air.
Who should buy one, anyone who lives to sail proper waves .Is it a do all wave board, if you're a quality sailor it will work in any conditions. If you like sailing around and want to have fun on an easy to sail board which will handle all wave conditions then the mini or cube would be a better bet.
I'll keep you posted if I have anything to add as I get to know the board better.
PS Thanks Pascal for the advice getting it setup.
I windsurf in the south of France. We don't have swell but some beautiful waves short and fast.
It's difficult to surf old-school, our turns are short ... we have to be very sharp and veloce, always close to the peak.
Few months ago, I could test in wavy condition, the pyramid83 (30 kts - 4,0m²) and a cube86 (20kts - 5,0m²)... wwoooh, I loved both!
For my weight of 72kg (sail range 3,6 - 5,0), my new quiver is now a 2018-Pyramid 78 + 2018-Cube 86.
These two boards have magic shapes, so pure, so accurate, so enjoyable. These 2 boards are very complementary.
Huge thank you Keith and also all Haiku Cannerie staff !
My new Pyramid 77 is THE BEST pure side shore wave board ever had, used it in Mauritius island I am stoked, is the perfect board for Manawa, Oneye and Chamot, is an incredible board, I like a lot the cut back I relly love do cut back with this board, about the bottom turn I love how it is so easy, and you can do short or logn bottom as you wantor prefer. When I use this board in medium, big waves I felt that is so easy and I felt that I can push my limit to a superior level, this allow me to improve my surfing. I think that the best fin quivers is 16cm 10 and 10, but also 17 10 10 is ok in particular in strong curret. Very nice in small wave the trim with 15 12 12. Mast foot 1/3 back of the center.
Central fin for short turn in side shore close to smaller fins, in Oneye (side off and super fast wave) central fin rear, keep more distance between the center fin and the smaller.
A pure side shore wave board, a dream for a production board.
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