We were pretty excited to get our hands on the new 2022 Duotone Slick SLS – we have been massive fans of the boom driven Duotone wing since the launch of the Echo then the Slick in 2021. Since Duotone launched the new Unit version 2 last year there has been alot of design work done – new material, new panel layout, tighter canopy, stiffer centre strut and leading edge – with the addition of the new handle system that is attached to the centre strut. Two dump valves, one positioned on the wing tip.
The New Duotone Slick SLS has the new backpack style bag – easier to roll your wing up and slide it in. The Slick SLS come with the Mini Boom Silver Series Boom, Duotone Wrist Leash and Duotone Pump. There is an improved velcro fitting for the front of the boom which looks less prone to twist .
What you notice soon as you pump the wing up it that it’s super light – the SLS material is considerable lighter than the old Slick – the leading edge and centre strut also has new material . The fabric feels crisp and has more tension within the new panel layout . Wing tips are more aero dynamic and have more taper towards the tip. The centre strut has more shaping with more lift towards the trailing edge. The new window layout gives good visibility without adding too much weight.
|Weight (KG inc carbon boom)||1.79||1.94||2.09||2.21||2.36||2.50||2.63||2.76||2.89|
|Max Inflation Pressure||9.5||9.0||8.5||8.0||8.0||7.5||7.0||7.0||7.0|
|Control Unit||Mini Boom||Mini Boom||Mini Boom||Mini Boom||Mini Boom||Mini Boom||Mini Boom||Mini Boom||Mini Boom|
|Recommended Wrist Leash size||4" (M)||4" (M)||4" (M)||4" (M)||5" (L)||5" (L)||5" (L)||5" (L)||5" (L)|