Banzai

The benchmark.

Marcilio by Sofie

Power

Banzai Pro
Powerwave 4 Batten

The new Banzai is the state-of-the-art, full throttle, explosive power, technical jump and maneuver World Cup performance wave sail.

Banzai provides instant yet flexible power with very light handling alongside massive range in a wide variety of conditions. Equally at home in straight onshore wind and stormy surf, or brushed offshore reef break perfection- Banzai will give you the speed, control and confidence you need to push your performance level up. Banzai is designed to give you the power and neutral handling you need on the water, and the easy, reactive, finger-tip control you need in the air. Banzai also excels in wave style flat water/chop jump and maneuver sailing.

The 2017 Banzai comes with a revolutionary Bi-Ply window. Bi-Ply has the visibility and firmness of monofilm, but lasts three times longer for multiple reasons. Read more about it in the sail faetures.

The Banzai pairs with multi-fin and single-fin wave boards and matches best with the Custom Surfwave and One Freewave.

Recommended wave mast 90 Pro.
Optional flatwater and bump & jump mast 70 Pro.

Artistry

Superior sail design.

The Banzai is built beautifully light and reassuringly strong alike. Jason Diffin’s sailmaking at its best.

Construction

Pro Scrim & Bi-Ply

The Scrim material used in the main panels offers super strong durability, super light weight and a supple and alive feel. Woven Dacron/Scrim hybrid luff panels, CSC™ Carbon Stretch Control, Poly Clew TCR™ Titanium Clew Rings, RSS™ Rip Stop Sleeve and the MTF™ Molded Tack Fairing round off the peak quality package. Sleeve cut treatments as well as tack and foot reinforcements are now folded to increase durability and prevent edge fraying. A scalloped upper leech reinforcement prevents breakdown of the leech from fluttering in strong wind conditions such as Omaezaki, the Gorge and Pozo.

Bi-Ply has the visibility and firmness of monofilm, but lasts three times longer for multiple reasons. Our 6 mil Bi-Ply is made from 2 layers of 3 mil film, laminated together with glue containing a UV inhibitor which greatly extends the life of the film. By being made from 2 thinner layers, the material is more flexible, stays more supple longer and offers much more resistance to the creasing and eventual breaking that monofilm can suffer. This is really big news as it is a material that offers a more durable alternative to monofilm, with the same perfect clarity. All Goya films, including Scrim, Bi-Ply and X-Ply are made in the USA by Dimension Polyant ® to the highest standards of sail cloth technology. What this means is supreme quality control and film consistency.

Banzai

Professional class.

Marcilio by Paul

Color

Bolder. Brighter.

The 2017 graphics offer large areas of color acented by distinctive black theme lines.

Banzai

Made to withstand.

Marcilio by Sofie

Flush

Smooth paneling.

The engineering of the 2017 sails has been streamlined, leading to less weight and a cleaner look.

Reviews

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Charlie, Germany  
Jul 16, 2016 

I'm absolutely happy with my new Banzais 4.2 & 5.3, that replace my old sails (3.7, 4.2., 4.7 & 5.3) because the trimm possibilities. I proved yesterday in Denmark with a lot of wind my old 3.7 but my 4.2 ist better. Now i can sail with 2 sails and 2 masts to replace my old 4 sails with 3 masts.
Amazing sails, lot of power but very easy to handle and esthetically a masterwork, beautiful colors in great combination, nice details and top-quality-material.
Thanks a lot for your shared passion
Charlie

Corey, Australia  
Dec 21, 2015 

Just thought I'd like to let you know I am really enjoying the new sail.
Its performance is truly amazing and we have had a couple of good sessions lately.
Well done to you all, you make a great team. Corey

Emile, UK  
Nov 20, 2015 

Hey guys

Loving both boards and sails this year. Boards are fast and so easy to
ride, top end is great on the sails - everything feels very
controllable!

Little gopro video of jolliffe road:

https://vimeo.com/145917153

Hope you guys are well?

Thanks

Emile

Andrea, Italy  
Sep 12, 2015 

Thank you everybody to make this stuff so amazing…

Tried the Cube 85 and the 5.0 (jason it’s incredible nice and smooth) in my home spot in Venice.

No so much waves but good for test a new stuff…

Love ya all

Aloha,
Andrea

Lars, Denmark  
Sep 11, 2015 

Hello Jason.

5 years with Banzai and you did the Magic again.

2016 is the best Banzai you have made so far.

Tried the 4.5 yesterday in very gusty and demanding conditions. From 10ms to like 15/16 ms.
Dead onshore to cross offshore in just one session.

The sail just felt right in the hands from first seconds on the water.
Crisp, fast, with good power and easy depower - when on the wave.

It feels like a Banzai 2014 version with a good twist at the top end - very well done.

I have been speaking with 4 customers - who have sailed theirs as well
- all 4 are over excited by the feeling of the 2016 Banzai.

The simplistic design and bright colors are fantastic as well - it easy to understand, why the warehouse in Spain are sold out 🙂

All the best from Denmark.
Lars W.

Xav, Xav  
Aug 15, 2015 

Hi Jason,

Many thanks for taking the time to answer my queries, very much appreciated.

By the time i sent the email through Goya website i noticed that the Goya mast section of the website had been updated with all the information, i.e. the 99% and 70%.

All is clear now and good to hear you have no intention of changing the curve, why change something which clearly works.

I have the 90% in 430 and 400 …and just ordered a 370 90%…..I also believe that the 90% made in the US is way stronger than the 70% made in Italy.

Sailing in breaking waves 90% is the way to go.

I’m very very happy with my Banzai 2015…but couldn’t resist and pre-ordered a 5.5 2016, looks like you’ve added more dacron in luff to make it slightly softer in feel.

I use both clew rings when rigging as i sail more side on shore, side shore conditions ..it gives me nice power…if a bit overpowered, i use the bottom ring …and if sailing nice side off conditions (rare) then it’s lower ring.

It was hard choice between 5.5 and 5.3 ..but as both rig on a 430 i went 5.5 for low end performance…the thinking here is that if using lower ring and still a handful then it’s time to go on 5.0 and it makes sail selection easier ..sometimes too much choice is no good.

I switched brand sail earlier this year after 10 years on N.... … when I put my Banzai order in... the shop gave me a S... , so I went on a 5.3 S... on demo…had one full session on it …previously i had a few reaches on my friend ’s Banzai 4.5 and the choice was very clear….no contest Banzai was the way to go.

Keep up the good work

Best

Xav

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