To progress quickly and without difficulties in Wing.
From beginners to advanced riders, the new Lance 2021 shape offers a unique concept of short but very wide boards to easily learn the Wing on a really fun board.
With less than six feet long, the Lance is one of the short boards. What comfort on land and in transport! But also on the water: you don’t have that long nose in front of your feet that slows down the board. The Lance is responsive and reactive.
In order to keep a great stability, we bet everything on the width. We have known for years that width is the key element in comfort. It’s the width that will make your life easier and make the ride less physical. With the very wide width of the Lance, you have an amazing comfort. On your knees, the board doesn’t roll, even in the chop. And as soon as you take the Wing you feel that the Lance is just waiting to fly.
Icing on the cake, this width will greatly facilitate your control of the foil at the beginning by keeping the board flat during the speed-up phases. You really feel safer with the foil under control.
The new hull shape with a double concave nose dampens contact with the water and guides the board in the right direction before take off. The Lance is smoother, easier and stiffer.
To reinforce its ease of use, we have added a FCS2 box under the nose to clip a fin to stop the row effect in SUP and the drift in Wing. It’s really easier to hold a trajectory. And you simply remove it without tools. You are free to put it on or off, depending on your needs.
In flight the maneuverability is great, the relative compactness does wonders but without going to the extremes. Keeping a bit of length brings inertia that will erase all your piloting errors. It’s really a big plus at the beginning because a more reactive board would be a handicap.
It’s the queen of accessible performance in SUP as well as in Wing.
A great width to make everything easier in Wing. It’s what will take off early without having to pump like crazy. And it’s so restful between two splashes 😉
The gull wing hull under the nose guides the board and dampens contact with the water by dissipating energy.
Its very pronounced kick tail and the facets on the rails allow you to fly with peace of mind without fear of a big stop at the slightest hit on a chop or in tight curves.
The rails are solid for great lateral stability. This also limits the row effect by creating resistance in the rotation.
The flat deck optimises control and the feel is directly in sync with the action.
Multi-position straps inserts and US foil rails allow for a multitude of adjustments, and quickly find the ideal position.
The front central fin Anti Drift System axes the board as if it was on rails, but without ever hindering the ability to take angle to do curves.
The handle is now on the hull to allow one-handed carrying. You can have the paddle or the Wing in the other hand, just enough time to pass the shore break or to get out of the water. Much more practical. And as we always do things seriously, the handle is placed in a block of hydrophobic PVC foam and covered with fibre.
These boards are equipped with an innovative technology called FSP 2X for the best weight / strength / performance compromise on the market. The gain is significant since on average it is 15% lighter than the FSP 2019.
The addition of a biaxial fibre reinforces the board enormously, so no concession has been made to the exemplary solidity of the FSP, on the contrary.
The PVC forms a 3mm hydrophobic shell over the entire board. This PVC sandwich offers the best dynamism while preserving strength, at an incredible weight.
It is by designing a new finishing technique, as close as possible to our prototypes made in our French factory, that we have succeeded in saving weight. We work with tinted resins to avoid as much as possible the paint that loads the board unnecessarily. Paint integrated into the resin, your board is enhanced with nobility and durability.
At GONG our boards are the highest quality. Our low prices can only be explained by our direct sales. If by misfortune you break them, they can be repaired from A to Z with the components we keep in stock for your favourite repairer.
Your benefits are clear:
1. An efficient shape created by one of the leaders in the world of SUP and Wing.
2. A design at the cutting edge of R&D and ahead of its time.
3. Proven construction on thousands of boards.
4. Full Options finishing at a great price.
5. A light, solid board with one of the best technos on the market!!!
6. An incredible price that can only be explained by our direct relationship with you.
7. Simple maintenance and easy repairs because we have all components in stock.
Rocker: fairly flat except at the tail where there is a big kick avoids the chop when pumping.
Hull: Flat at the tail and double concave at the nose.
Rails: faceted to avoid touching the water in tight curves.
Volume: Generous for the size for an easy board.
Outline: Compact with a strong width for stability and take-off.
Tail: Faceted and hollowed large diamond tail for stability when at standstill and to boost take off.
Nose: rounded point nose for ease of use without weighing down the board.
Innovation is at the core of our products
Technology SUP Foil FSP 2X:
3D Shape on modeling software.
Preshape by the numerical control for total reliability.
Shape control by traditional templates, finishing of the last mm 100% by hand.
100% Epoxy Board and EPS Blank Foam: solid and lightweight.
Deck, hull and rails in PVC Vacuumed Sandwich: incomparable strength and incredible dynamism.
Deck: integral PVC/Fiberglass Sandwich composed of a high-density PVC foam core and 2 layers of 4oz fiberglass and 1 layer of 6oz Biaxial fiberglass, fiberglass reinforcements on sensitive areas.
Hull: integral PVC/Fiberglass Sandwich composed of a high-density PVC foam core and 2 layers of 4oz fiberglass and 1 layer of 6oz Biaxial fiberglass, fiberglass reinforcements on the sensitive areas.
Specific Foil reinforcements: high-density PVC block housing the two US Rail Boxes. Three layers of carbon cover the Boxes. Laminated PVC slats connect the reinforcement to the deck for maximum durability.
Rails: the PVC Sandwich structure completely covers the rails: increased structural strength, very good shock resistance (paddle strokes).
Carry Handle integrated in the PVC Sandwich top: limits settling, avoid breakage in the surrounding area.
Hot Coat integrated Tinted Resin: nobility of the process, weight reduction and solidity of the finish.
Matt custom finish, hand-made, for weight reduction and better glide.
The FSP 2X technology is easily repairable when new in case of a Ding. The PVC foam of the sandwich is waterproof and prevents water from entering on everyday shocks. The EPS blanks does not deteriorate because it is really protected from water. And the repairs have a much larger support to lean on and blend in perfectly with the surrounding material.
This technology offers, at an affordable price, the incomparable strength/lightness ratio of full Vacuum PVC Sandwich.
Whether you’re a beginner or just cruising, this is a board to not get in your head. It’s smooth and easy, yet very efficient.
Its role is to make your life easier. So a pro will probably find it too big and wise.
In Wing, the Lance is a super accessible board for a beginner, each size corresponds to a rider size or a desire for comfort.
In big volume it is easy in SUPfoil, but in small sizes it will be necessary to be in good physical shape or to be light.
The Lance is a pure Wing board, short but very stable, 100% dedicated to progression.
Getting started in Wing has never been so easy and enjoyable!
Beginners in Wing must absolutely have a positive volume balance.
Your weight plus the Board’s weight must be less than the Board’s volume.
Don’t hesitate to take some volume and width if you’re not sure of your supports.
We advise you to take a volume in the order of your weight + 30 = volume.
Examples for a 7kg board and different sizes:
1/ I weigh 70kg + 30 = 100L to be easy. This means that with a 5’7 of 120L I would be very comfortable but without excess. The minimum to float is: 70kg + 7kg = 77L.
2/ I weigh 85kg + 30 = 115L to be easy. This means that with a 5’8 of 130L I would be very comfortable but without excess. The minimum to float is: 85kg + 7kg = 92L.
3/ I weigh 100kg + 30 = 130L to be easy. This means that with a 5’9 of 140L I would be comfortable but without excess. The minimum to float is: 100kg + 7kg = 107L.
With a Wing, you can take it very generously if you’re a beginner.
Understanding the GONG range?
We can sum up very simply the concepts of each board in our range:
Hipe: the inflatable with 95% of the stiffness. Ideal for beginners and much more!
Mob 2taste: three sports in one board: SUP, SUPfoil and Wing.
Zuma: the easy rigid board in SUPfoil and Wing, and with good performances.
Lance: the compact Zuma, very stable sideways, ideal for Wing.
Flint: high performances in SUPfoil, top in Wing because it is simple and efficient in light wind.
Kube: pure Wing freestyle board. Minimum length for maximum rotation.
Mint: compact without the difficulty with its round nose, but excellent performances.
Lemon: maximum reactivity and liveliness, while maintaining lateral stability.
Lethal: Absolute radicality among volume boards.
Some will go for even more extreme low volume boards like:
Catch Foil: it works as well in Kite as in Wing with a bigger Wing to have power.
Lethal Surf Foil: asymmetrical straps and minimum width to dare everything.
The Lance is really the easy-to-do foil board. So it will surely be your unique Wing board. Then with your progress you will certainly want something else, as a complement or a replacement. But this is not the subject matter now if you are interested in a Lance.
You can of course complete it with a range of stand up paddleboards without foil. And surfboards for those days when the waves are unsuitable for foil.
Which foil wings?
In general, we recommend the same assembly as for surf foil.
Beginners will have the fastest progression with a XL front wing (whatever their size between 65kg and 100kg) and a 45cm stab Surf.
If you are not confident, start with an XL Rise front wing.
If you’re good, start with an XL Curve front wing.
For the experienced:
In the Rise range: very easy and efficient wings at low speed:
M for the 50kg -> 65kg and all wind forces.
L for 65kg -> 75kg and all wind forces.
XL for 75kg -> 100kg and all wind forces.
XXL for 100kg -> 120kg and wind less than 15 knots.
For the Pros:
In the Curve range: high performance wings and 5 knots faster than the Rise:
M for the 50kg -> 75kg and wind over 15 knots.
MT for the 50kg -> 75kg and wind over 12 knots.
L for 65kg -> 75kg and wind over 10 knots.
LT for 65kg -> 85kg and wind over 15 knots.
XL for 75kg -> 100kg and all wind forces, or for light riders in light wind.
XLT for 100kg -> 120kg and wind less than 15 knots.
The size of the front wing conditions the speed/lift ratio. The smaller the front wing, the faster you will go but the more uncomfortable you will be at low speed.
The stabs play a major role. They determine the stability of the foil and help the lift, but at the expense of the maximum speed of the foil.
Surf stabs are slower than Veloce or Kite stabs but are much more buoyant and therefore effective at low speeds.
Which foil mast?
Contrary to kitefoil, in Wing, you don’t have much opposition to the wing because it pulls gently. So, you don’t put a lot of upwind angle to the mast. So, mastering a big mast in Wing is not a problem.
And as the boards used are much bigger than in kitesurfing, the inertia is more important. So, your foil is less wacky. Everything is calmer. So, don’t be afraid of a long mast.
In other words, everything will be played out between 85cm and 100cm. You can find all our advice on choosing between these two lengths by clicking here.
Positioning of the foil?
For GONG foils, place the plate between the rear third and the centre of the US rails.
The more you move it forward, the more it will lift the board. The more you move it backwards, the more the nose of the board pearls.
Be careful not to move it too far forward. We often tend not to let their back foot work, especially when we come from Kitefoil. However, moving the foil back a little, forces more weight on the back foot and gives a more harmonious attitude and reduces effort.
Take a 6′ of 7mm minimum diameter or a 7′ for the 2 biggest boards.
Check its condition before each session and change it every year. It is your lifejacket and the life insurance of the people in front of you.
Strap or Strapless?
Riding strapless is sexy because it makes you feel free. But quite honestly, it’s not the best for performance…
So, it’s up to you to see if sensation prevails over performance. On a Lance, we’re clearly going to miss 90% of its potential without the straps.
With straps, you’ll have much more control and much less risk of getting the Foil flipping under your feet. In the waves, it’s obvious, you gain a lot with straps. You can recuperate from crazy situations just by pulling up on your feet.
Put your straps in a central position (3rd hole) for the front, and the same goes for the back strap if you still ride with the back.
If you want to be able to get the back foot out for transitions and surfing, put the back strap on the first hole.
Good to know:
1/ The Lance is an easy board for foil. You can cheat by taking a big volume but keep in mind that in SUPfoil it is a small board that will be complicated in the chop anyway. In Wing it’s totally painless because you have the wing to hold you back.
2/ The foil strongly stabilises a SUP when you are used to it. Do not compare the width of SUP boards without foil with SUP boards with foil. 5cm less are painless with foil, except with a strong back wash.
This extra width is necessary to speed up these very small boards when rowing and not to do a late take off.
3/ A little water on the tail stabilizes the Wing board. Sometimes too much volume is worse than anything. This is very true in compact boards that tumble.
2 Us box ready to plug a foil equipped with a top plate system.
1 x FCSII center box.
1 x FCSII Glass Flex center fin.
5 x footstraps inserts to optimize your stance.
3 x GONG footstrap symmetric large light (screws included).
3D Function Pad 5 mm: “Intelligent” deck coating conceived to deliver a different feeling under foot to differentiate zones with comfort and total adherence.
Leash plug fixed at the tail to never lose your board.
Integrated central Carry Handle on the board hull.
GONG WINGFOIL LANCE FSP 2X: 799 €
We make quality products. We are not “low cost”.
We sell simply without an intermediary thanks to the internet: direct from Shaper to Surfer at the LOWEST price.
If we sold this board in a surfshop, it would cost 2039€ (taking into account traditional margins that we should offer to distributers and stores).
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These dates are valid at the moment you consult the site and/or place an order. It is possible that this product may be ordered a few seconds after your consultation. It then becomes unavailable. If you have placed an order, this change does not concern you: the product you order is still available on the date indicated at the time of your order.
We sell several thousand products per week. The stocks are therefore very evolutionary. But our management always shows you the real availability live.
If it’s available online: it’s available 😉
Some articles are proposed in pre-order during their routing to our premises. You can buy this article which will arrive at our place in a few weeks. This method avoids the fair to grab upon receipt of the lot and the disappointed ones who would not order within the hour.
Upon receipt, we will ship it to you as a regular order.
The times indicated on the pre-orders are 95% reliable. First of all, because we only pre-sell finished products that are arriving to us after Customs, and therefore shipped right after. And also, because we add decent margins with concern to the dates announced by the shipping companies or railways.
However, a Worker Strike, a breakdown, an overbooking, can unfortunately happen. In the case of a delay, you will be notified by email (check your spam). It is generally less than a week and totally independent of our good will.
As soon as we receive the container in La Baule, we ship your order within three working days. Then the carrier takes over: delivery time and tracking numbers are under their responsibility.
It is possible that the date displayed on the online for the pre-order of the item you have ordered and paid for may change for two reasons:
All quantities of the batch are sold (most common reason). In this case, orders placed for the first container will be delivered as scheduled.
The container is late and we have to shift the date by a few days. (Strikes, breakdowns, overbooking, can unfortunately happen). You will be notified by email.
We never change the delivery dates of a container without notifying customers.
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We usually give a shipping time within 3 days, but in most cases, we ship within 24/48 hours. Normally morning orders leave in the afternoon for example.
Then the transport service takes over. The variables are then important between the customer being delivered to France (very fast) or Bulgaria (a good week) or to a forwarding agent or to Asia or the USA… You understand that each location has its own type of delay.
We work with serious and well-known carriers. They do their utmost to make you happy even if a snafu can happen. In any case, we are there to make things easier and to arrange our customers.
Contrary to others, we do not hide shipping costs in the price of our products. At GONG everyone knows exactly what he pays. The transport is charged at its strictest value, and the person who comes to pick up his products does not pay hidden transport fees.
Shipping costs are calculated according to the weight and volume of each package, and your delivery address. To this is added a labour time of order preparation.
The invoicing of the shipping costs is identical in continental France and in the bordering European countries. A surcharge is automatically invoiced for deliveries to the most distant European countries and all European islands.
For a shipment in French overseas departments and territories or outside Europe, our logistics department will contact you before the payment stage to give you an estimate of the shipping costs. You will be able to accept this estimate and pay your order, or refuse it and cancel your order.
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Preserving the environment is a top priority. That’s why we are doing everything possible to reduce our environmental footprint.
The first thing is to sell quality products that will last, be repairable and will please you for a long time.
The second thing is to sell for less. Most of the pollution coming from a Board is in its use (the km driven to use it) and in the countless environmental damages you have to do to pay for it. Each euro spent is a sum of damage related to your life quite simply: eating, working hard etc… By reducing the price of our products, we significantly reduce your ecological footprint on this item.
For our shipments we use:
Flexi-Hex: ecological packaging of very high resistance.
Paper Craft Scotch Tape.
Final packaging made of high-end cardboard.
All this for:
Reusable and recyclable packaging.
An almost total reduction of single-use plastic.
Maximum protection and impact resistance thanks to the innovative design of Flexi-Hex honeycomb (35mm thick).
Tracking of your parcels :
The tracking of deliveries is directly ensured by the carriers to whom we have entrusted your parcels. They will contact you by email or SMS to allow you to choose the delivery methods and to follow the route of your package.
If you ask us for this tracking, we will have to do as you do: we will go see on the carrier’s app because they are the ones who manage and are responsible for this job.
We collaborate with the best transport providers to deliver you everywhere in Europe and in the world in very short delays.
We have chosen them for their quality of service and their respect of deadlines. 80% of your orders reach their destination in less than 48 hours of processing in metropolitan and continental France.
For Europe, the delays vary from 3 to 6 days depending on the country of destination.
For the rest of the world, delays can be up to 15 days.
Please note that the transport time is added to the preparation/shipping time. Two companies work on your order (GONG and the carrier). Each one controls its activity and commits itself to optimize its delays so that you are delivered as soon as possible, in good condition and at a reasonable price.
Reception of your Board:
Upon delivery, simply open and inspect the condition of your Board in the presence of the carrier. A complete email explaining the procedure to follow will be sent to you when your order is shipped.
In spite of our requirements and all the care we take in packaging and protecting your Board, transportation hazards may occur. Even if it concerns less than 2% of everything we ship around the world, a Board can suffer a more or less important transportation shock.
But in any case, don’t worry, just refuse it, and a new Board will be shipped back to you.
You can choose to return your products if:
You are not satisfied (14 days right of retraction).
You want to change an item.
You have refused your package.
For each situation, contact us by our contact form to help you.