Originally water surfing was done using fiberglass surfs. This used to be very expensive. Hence not all can buy surf sails and indulge in this hobby. Also, these surfboards occupy so much of the space in the house as well as the car. It is most difficult to travel carrying them. Also, they used to be very heavy. Handling them was quite tough.
The fiberglass boards were not sturdy. Purchase of surfboard and sail is a long-term investment. We expect to use the surf sail for many years. But fiberglass surfs are prone to scratch and dings. They are very less durable. Once durability is impacted the safety factor also automatically gets affected.
To the relief of surfers, the inflatable windsurfs sails have come in the market. You can easily buy them in a surf shop. These are comparatively cheaper than the fiberglass surfs. They can be rolled and kept when not in use and hence does not occupy much space. When required they can be inflated using a pump which comes together when the windsurf sail is bought. Mostly these products come in a compact bag together with accessories.
It is more durable and hassle-free to use. It is useful for learners as well as experts in surfing as they come in a wide range of models. Various sizes, colors and technical features like capacity, gear speed etc. can be decided based on the skill level of the surfer.
Leading reputed vendors help in making a buying decision. The surfer can clearly mention details of his requirement. Based on his age, height, and weight a suitable product will be suggested by the seller. Durability and safety features are very important. Taking into consideration all the above advantages, it is advisable to adapt to the latest trend of inflatable windsurf sails.