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  • The Best Kiteboarding Gear of 2016 from our Favorite Brands

    We love kiteboarding and every year there are some stand-out items that we feel are the Best Kiteboarding gear for most users.   Here are some of our favorites...

    2016 Cabrinha Switchblade

    2016 Cabrinha Switchblade

    2016 Cabrinha Switchblade Kiteboarding Kite

    The 2016 Cabrinha Switchblade Kite continues the title as one of the world's most popular "all-around" kites. The 2016 Cabrinha Switchblade has been tweaked and fine tuned just a bit including increased low-end power, some bridal tuning and a few material changes. Five struts help to maintain incredible structural integrity throughout the canopy, regardless of wind conditions or trim adjustment. The Cabrinha Switchblade accelerates forward and blasts upwind which is why it's one of the best selling kites all over the world!  The 2016 Cabrinha Switchblade is for the kiteboarder looking for a versatile, high performance kite that they can remain completely confident in.

    2016 Slingshot Rally

    2016 Slingshot Rally

    2016 Slingshot Rally Kitesurfing Kite

    The Slingshot Rally continues as the ultimate "all around" kite in the Slingshot Kite range.  It's great in the surf, flat water, chop, boosting, freeriding, etc.  The 2016 Slingshot Rally received a few updates to change geometry, speed up large sizes, reduce bar pressure and generally make it a snappy kite!  The Slingshot Rally is a truely easy kite to fly and use in most any condition.

    2016 Ozone Edge

    2016 Ozone Edge V8

    The 2016 Ozone Edge V8 has been designed using our new highly advanced custom built CAD software. Our designers are able to work with parameters specifically formulated to calculate flexible wings. The Edge V8 incorporates optimised layout of segments and balanced strut positioning resulting in a clean profile and canopy throughout angle of attack changes. The Edge V8 is constructed with quality Teijin D2 and Teijin Dacron providing a crisper feel and a stronger kite. A low-drag pulley-less bridle system is achieved through optimised load distribution into the attachment points. The bridles are spliced using high quality Aramid line, which is 50% thinner than our standard bridle line giving the Edge a turbo charged feel. Combined with our Race Control System and Race Flying Lines the Edge truly is a winning package.

    2016 F-One Bandit 9

    2016 F-One Bandit 9

    2016 F-One Bandit Kitesurfing Kite


    For the 9th edition, 2016 F-One Bandit Kiteboarding Kite designer Robert GRAHAM has reworked the entire span of the canopys profile to perfcision. The 2016 F-One Bandit Kitesurfing Kites creates an effortless ability for upwind riding, comfortably providing the rider with a better angle with good speed control. World-Class technology and performance of the 2016 F-One Bandit Kiteboarding Kite shines for the crowd when performing jumps and offers more hang time.

    2016 Airush Lithium

    2016 Airush Lithium
    • The World’s favorite freeride kite
    • Incredibly stable with smooth consistent drive
    • Fast and simple to relaunch due to the Delta Hybrid design


    2016 Airush Lithium Kiteboarding Kite Technology


    The 2016 Airush Lithium Kites premium fabric is used in conjunction with the Dyneema Load Frame for the ultimate combination of durability and performance. Ongoing testing has highlighted the lowest stretch and UV stability, along with highest long-term reliability of any materials.

  • The 2016 Cabrinha Switchblade kiteboarding kite is here.

    Ready to rock your world with the most versatile, user friendly, all-around kite out there?  The 2016 Cabrinha Switchblade is your kite!  It's the proven choice for freeriding, riding surf, freestyle, etc.  

    2016 Cabrinha Switchblade


    The full draft-forward, rounded entry, aerodynamic profile really sets it apart from the competition. The wide range of attack angles give the 2016 Cabrinha Switchblade Kite the incredibly powerful, predictable pull it’s famous for while maintaining maximum control and responsiveness. The Switchblade remains true to the spirit of kiteboarding, making it the industry’s first choice for a high performance all around kite.



    With enhanced profiles to optimize the low end power production and a bit of fine tuning, the 2016 Cabrinha Switchblade Kite delivers the type of spot on performance its fans have come to expect. The five strut design has distinct segments that hold the canopy true to its intended shape increasing performance no matter the wind conditions or angle of attack.



    2016 Cabrinha Switchblade Features


    • Ultimate performance in the widest range of conditions and variety of riding styles
    • Smooth power delivery
    • Predictable handling
    • Great upwind performance
    • Ridiculously high hang times
    • Distinctly sharp and precise turns
    • Easy relaunch
    • Great for huge, lofty jumps
    • Featherweight control ensures less work for a nimble,light in the hand effect
    • Amazing relaunch



    2016 Cabrinha Switchblade Technology



    2016 Cabrinha Switchblade Specs.



    2016 Cabrinha Switchblade Colors (Please Specify Color when Ordering)


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