GS-R 2022

4 Cam Slalom / Comp Sail
From €669.00 Regular Price €795.00
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The GS-R is our uncompromising interpretation of a World Cup Fin sail. All innovations and optimizations of our R&D are implemented in this sail with the aim to raise speed and acceleration to a new level.

> World Cup Fin Sail
> Augmented aerodynamics through 3D profiled mast sleeve
> 7/7 Cross Batten Concept, air flow aligned battens and neoprene cover at boom opening
> Two offset clew claws for more trimming flexibility and easy use of a trim system
> Tack Strap, regulates the foot tension and improves profile efficiency
> 5.0 / 5.6 sqm RDM only

What is the point of the fastest sail if you can’t tame it? That’s why another focus of our sail designer Renato Morlotti lies on the technical and physical controllability of this sail. In permanent interaction with our team riders, we work on every little detail until all parties involved will agree.
A big step towards reducing the sail weight was already made in 2021. Nevertheless, through a re-design of important patches and an increase in lightweight 3mil ply, a few grams could be saved again, without neglecting the durability of the sail. On the water this is rewarded with more efficient pumping and top dynamics. Due to its balanced profile, the GS-R adjusts itself automatically, the rider can concentrate fully on the race in autopilot mode. This is also supported by the silently working leech, which absorbs gusts and noticeably improves the control of the sail, especially in the upper wind range.
With a profile supported exclusively by tube battens, 4 smooth rolling cams and its stable, forward-facing centre of effort, the GS-R is ready to accept any challenge.
Welcome GS-R 2022.


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Cam Top IMCS Best Mast Mast
cm / Ø
5.0 171 409 7/7 4 fix 18-20 Select RDM 400 RDM 599,- 509,-
5.6 185 426 7/7 4 fix 18-20 Select RDM 400 RDM 649,- 555,-
6.3 196/189 436 7/7 4 fix 18-20 Select/Expert 400 RDM/SDM** 715,- 585,-
7.0 204/196 458 7/7 4 fix 20-22 Select 430 SDM 745,- 615,-
7.7 217/210 484 7/7 4 fix 24-26 Select 460 SDM 785,- 659,-
8.4 227/220 504 7/7 4 fix 28-30 Select 490 SDM 795,- 669,-
9.2 238/229 518 7/7 4 fix 28-32 Select 490/520 SDM 815,- 689,-

* Upper eyelet / Lower eyelet
**SDM Camber Set necessary


The development work on a race sail is never finished. It is only interrupted by the brief moment when the best prototype goes into series production and is then meticulously continued. Such a moment has just happened again and we are proud to present our best GS-R.

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To ensure the functionality, easy handling and durability of our products, we have developed various features over the years and established them as our standard. The dedication and precision of our sail designer Renato Morlotti are once again evident in the individual details. An important factor that makes our quality possible and distinguishes us from other sail brands.

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Testbericht Slalom Windsurf Segel Surf Magazin Wind Mag Planchemag

WIND MAGAZIN #442 // GS-R 7.7 2022

Accessible performance

DESIGN The GSR 7.7 has plenty of volume with a forward profile. The clew eyelets are significantly offset from each other to vary the power, shorten the boom length and influence the leech opening. For 2022, the sailmaker Gunsails has also opted for a reduced material thickness to save weight.

ON THE WATER The Gunsails is very balanced and gives a pleasant feeling of lightness in the hands. At the first gust, the rig develops a nice energy without destabilising the rider, with a homogeneous and constant pull on both hands, like electric. When planing, the rig remains steady in any position. It feels comfortable on both the half and downwind course and only loses a little efficiency on the upwind course. Otherwise, you just let it work, absorb the gusts, adjust the board to the swell and distribute its power in wind holes. In speed tests, the average speed and the associated energy savings make all the difference, and the longer the run, the more obvious this becomes. In race conditions, when it comes to getting away or accelerating within a few metres, the GSR doesn't like to be forced or overdone, especially when the boom is on the lower clew. When jibbing, the Gunsails makes itself invisible, its balance remains exemplary and the camber rotation is without complaint and with a fairly direct power input.

VERDICT The GS-R 2022 is a powerful and accessible sail that features easy planing and excellent balance, both technically and physically. It is suitable for a wide audience, from beginners who appreciate the easy handling to experienced slalom riders who appreciate a fast and dynamic sail for slalom and long distance.

+ Overall performance, balance, price

Testbericht Slalom Windsurf Segel Surf Magazin Wind Mag Planchemag


The GS-R-7.7 was tested with a new, much lighter mast and still has a nice loose leech, two offset clew claws and a nice pronounced profile in the front of the boom. Still very easy to rig.

ON THE WATER: This GS-R is lively, easy to put into the wind and, above all, less physical than average, due to a less brutal/powerful pull that is nevertheless very powerful in the first 10 meters: it just needs a slightly stronger gust than others. You feel supported, the GS-R positions itself naturally in the wind, like an autopilot, with a forward profile and firmness. It's relatively neutral when closing it, balanced on both hands thanks to a leech that does its job as a decompression valve. And it planes very strongly, with momentum to accelerate, especially in the medium wind ranges and well powered up. It is very direct in handling and consumes less energy than average for those who lack fitness or have a low weight: a plus on long runs. We really liked the small lift effect that allows it to fly over the water and stabilize the board. And when the wind picks up, it remains stable, although the profile is a bit more nervous than others: you shorten the boom considerably by going on the lowest eyelet. You just have to loosen the clew tension a bit to increase the pull on the back hand in wind holes, because the GS-R has less brute force than others, for example when overtaking. Also, the jibe is good, with a good pull on the way out.

CONCLUSION: With its self-adjusting profile in the wind, the GS-R is one of the easiest sails to ride in this technical group. It remains a bit less bulky on long runs, making it suitable for a wide audience that is more into planing than power. Without sacrificing performance.

+ Homogeneous range of use and performance, ratio stability/dynamics in the jibe, light weight, adjustment of camber.
-  More nervous in the strong gust

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