Starboard

Starboard Converse 9"x30" Delux SUP

$1,288 $1,520

9” x 30” ASTRO CONVERSE


"A real SUP to long-board cross-over"The Astro Converse is a great inflatable replica of our famed Converse. A proven design acclaimed the world over for its excellent long-board style surfing capabilities.


Astro Delux


• The Deluxe inflatable offering.
• Extra tall high aspect pressure single action pump (14 -18 PSI)
• Large, comfortable heavy duty back pack with extra room for gear storage.
• Astro box center and side fin box system.
• Foiled middle and side fins.
• Super strong reinforced 4” to 6” PVC drop-stitch material.
• Triple rail band stringers for extra stiffness.
• Full deck EVA.
• Soft handle cover for comfortable board carrying
• 4 D-rings on the nose for gearstorage.
• Leash attachment point.
• Repair kit.









Dimensions


Length: 274.3cm


Width: 76.2cm


Thickness 10.2cm


Tail Width: 46.2cm


Volume: 170L


Weight: 13kg






















Thruster


Center Fin: 63/4


Back Fins: 4.5”



Construction:



  • 6'' Linear Drop Stitch core material for extreme stiffness.

  • 4'' Dot Precision Drop stitch core material for shape optimization and better performance on waves (8'2'' Wide Point and 9'0'' Converse DELUXE only).

  • High tensile UD center stringer for stiffness

  • Top and bottom High tensile rail bands along the outline creates a stiffening Parabolic Anti-Torsion System.



AstroBox Fin System:



  • Foiled to reduce Drag

  • Max protrusion of only 7mm.

  • Used in combination with our:

    • 4.5'' Side fins,

    • 6 3/4'' Center fin,

    • 8'' Center Fin

    • Specialty low aspect side fins for whitewater surfing allowing for deflection from underwater obstacles.





Deck Pad:



  • Full EVA Deckpad.

  • 4mm square groove traction EVA foam in standing area.

  • 2mm Croc Skin EVA fore and aft.



Astro Bag:



  • High quality, heavy duty, canvas and breathable mesh.

  • Fully screened to match the Sporty and Luxurious Starboard luggage collection.

  • Storage space for board and high pressure pump.



Astro Pump:



  • Extra tall pressure pump for ease and quick inflation (14-18 PSI)

  • Removable 'Big Foot" base for more balance during inflation.

  • Extra wide handle for ease and comfort.



Details:



  • Comfortable neoprene carry handle















Engineered Dynamic Rocker:



  • Boards have different stiffness's due to their geometry. We calculate Deltas from the desired rocker in order to reverse engineer a new Static Negative Rocker; thus when a rider is on the board, the board flexes close to its optimal rocker curve.



Parabolic Anti-Torsion System:



  • Top and bottom High tensile rail bands along the outline creates a stiffening Parabolic Anti-Torsion System.



Assembly:



  • The PVC deck and bottom coating is machine rolled under high pressure and high temperature to maximize adhesion.



Proven Design:



  • Our Astro shapes are based on our best selling 'hard board' designs.



Astro Pump:



  • Extra tall pressure pump for ease and quick inflation (14-18 PSI)

  • Removable 'Big Foot" base for more balance during inflation.

  • Extra wide handle for ease and comfort



Details:



  • Non-slip Croc Skin EVA

  • Storage Bungees

  • D-Ring for leash

  • Removable foiled center fin