Nelo 550 Surfski
High Level Fun in Quick and Stable Ski
Nelo 550 Surfskis In Stock
The Nelo 550 Surfski is High Level Fun
The newly designed 550 is high-level performance surfski with great stability that makes it a blast to paddle! The new hull maximizes glide making it more efficient to stay at any speed. An agile and responsive ski, the 550 surfs the waves and turns like a much shorter ski and on the flat its acceleration response makes it a very competitive boat. A great fit for both intermediate and expert paddlers who appreciate the extra stability in a lively ski.
Nelo construction and design deliver for the 550.
Nelo is a world leader in carbon construction, making K1, surfskis, SUP’s and much more, at their factory is in Portugal. The Nelo surfskis have K1 style paddling positions with narrow catches and feet below seat paddling angles. The shorter length ski means a lighter weight can be obtained while also building a stiffer ski. With Nelo, you can customize construction, color, and graphics and also select sizes and fittings. Available in ML, L, XXL.
Paddling the 550
Paddlers using the 550 are providing very positive feedback on the hull performance for both speed and stability. The 550 accelerates and holds its speed efficiently. The Nelo 550 surfski is fast becoming one of our most popular surfskis for both expert and intermediate paddlers. Paddlers are finding that their 550 is the right ski for many different conditions and often use that boat exclusively because it works in such a wide range of waters and conditions.
A quick-turning acceleration machine.
The new hull design delivers! Stability, speed, paddling position, comfort, boat sizings and agility are the major comments from athletes. Paddlers are really happy with boat sizing, ML and XXL sizes cover the hard-to-fit ends of the spectrum, paddlers appreciate the ability to match a ski to their size.
Nelo Surfski Sizes
Nelo is the only company that makes surf skis in sizes. All carbon skis are available in ML, L and XXL. The specs that increase with size are bucket size, and volume. While weight is one aspect of selecting a size, hip-width, leg length, and skill level are also important. Given all these factors our chart shows a lot of overlap.
Read More about Nelo Surfski Sizes
ML – under 170 lbs (77kg)
L – 150 to 200 lbs (68 to 90 kg)
XXL – over 180 lbs (82 kg)
Surfski Comparisons – All the Nelo Models
Nelo is an innovator in the surfski world! Nelo is always bringing something new to the surfski world from hull design to new construction techniques. Nelo has a full complement of skis, from recreational to elite, and state of the art construction in their factory in Portugal. View In Stock skis in our Surfski shop and here for info on Surfski Paddle options.
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