Next year, Fanatic will have 2 ranges of wave board. The successful NewWave range will continue the traditional wave board theme (and rumoured to be even more dedicated than this years models) whilst a new range of wide style wave boards will be introduced.

We managed to view the pre-production 75 and 85 litre models of the new range (see photos) out in Capetown where they have been tested.

Both the 75 and 85 litre models measure 231cm in length, whilst the smaller board is just under 56cm wide and the bigger one measuring 59.5cm wide.

Both boards have their wide point noticeably far forward (particularly compared with the JP Real World Wave) and are single concave throughout. The boards are \'disguised\' in the current 2006 Fanatic graphics, so expect those to change!

We have also managed to get a sneak look at the new JP Real World Wave 69. Noticable differences from the current model are thinner rails (which should aid turning), slightly less width and a little more tail rocker - we will bring you more details as soon as we get them!!

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