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  • The 2015 Kiteboard Collection from Nobile

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    Life is Better When You’re Kiteboarding

    Saudade a Portuguese word that can be translated to a longing suspended between nostalgia and joy caused by an encounter with someone or something with which we are emotionally bound. Nobile interprets is as a yearning for sun, wind, water, and kiteboarding. Are you experiencing saudade?

     Twin Tips, Wave Boards, and Split Boards

    If you long for more time on the water, harnessing the best the wind and water have to offer, you definitely need to check out Nobile kiteboards.  The Polish manufacturer’s boards are widely regarded as some of the best boards around, in part because of their drive to support human capabilities with comfort and safety. Nobile boards are designed to take your riding to the next level.

     

    Nobile Kiteboards for Beginners 

    Uniao is a line of boards for beginners and amateurs for whom it is often the first encounter with this sport. If you’re just starting, consider the Uniao T5, the Uniao NBL, or the Uniao Flying Carpet.

     

    Nobile Kiteboards for Advanced Riders

    The Pró line offers strength, agility and beauty to experienced kiters. From surf style to freeride, this line from Nobile is truly worthy of the term Pró. Check out the speed of Pró 2HD, the smoothness of the Pró 50/50,  the high end performance of the Pró Carbon NHP and Pró NHP, and the maneuverability of their wave board – the Pró Infinity.

     

    Nobile Split Kiteboards 

    The Separa line is ideal for traveling or kite spots that are a little off the beaten path. When you can pack you board, without compromising performance, inside your backpack – you’ve got a great thing. Ride the waves with the Separa Carbon Infitity Split or the Separa Infitity Split.  Freeriders looking for massive pop will dig the Separa Carbon NHP Split or the Separa NHP Split. Nobile even offers a split lightwind board, the Separa Flying Carpet Split.

     

    Nobile Kiteboards for Women 

    Nobile’s Beleza line is beautiful and performance driven. The Beleza NHP  and the Beleza T5 are designed for female freeriders looking for intense pop, speed, and control.

  • The 2014 Line of Nobile Kiteboards

    2014 Nobile 50Fifity KiteboardNobile is a small company making low production, incredibly high quality kite boards. Based in Poland, the 2014 Nobile kiteboards are some of the best out there. We’re glad to be carrying them again and we’ve got the full line-up ready for you.

    2014 Nobile 50/FIFTY

    If you’re looking for gigantic pop with incredibly smooth landings, the 2014 Nobile 50/FIFTY Kiteboard is worth taking a closer look at.  This board is ideal for new-school kiters looking for solid performance. The 3D flex engineering makes this board perfect for aggressive riders. So, go huge. Maximize your float time. Then, land like it was nothin’, man. Nothin’.

    2014 Nobile NHP Kiteboard

    The 2014 Nobile NHP Kiteboard  is a performance oriented, all conditions freestyle machine. If you’re looking for mega POP, sweet-as-pie landings, and serious grip, this is your board. Cut through chop like you’re that dude on the Ginsu-Knife commercials and then boost bigger than you thought you could.

    2014 Nobile NHP Split Kiteboard

    Nobile 2014 NHP Split Kiteboard

    The 2014 Nobile NHP Split Kiteboard is the freestyle board ideal for travelers, wind-chaser, and drifters.  This board delivers all the crazy pop, amazing grip, and stellar upwind performance of the NHP, and then it splits in two. Rip it up, then split the board and pack it in your standard sized luggage (or slide it under the seat of your camper van). It’s super easy to disassemble and reassemble yet still delivers phenomenal performance.

    Check out the rest of the 2014 Nobile Kiteboarding line here. And, as always, just ask us if you have any questions.

  • Rider FAQ: Finding the Right Light Wind Kiteboard

    After spending the last couple decades kiteboarding and running a kiteboarding supply company, we’ve been asked thousands of questions about kite gear, kite destinations, and kiteboarding in general.  We’re always happy to help folks find what they looking for, so if you have some nagging question about the sport, or just need a quick tip toward the gear that fits your style, don’t be shy. Ask us!

    Flysurfery Flydoor Light Wind Kiteboarding

    Light Wind Kiteboarding

    In the past few years, there have been so many advancements in kites and kiteboards for light wind conditions that it’s hard to sort through the huge assortment to find the best. Just yesterday, we had a customer call us with a question:

    "I have an older board that I ride in light wind conditions, but it’s not that much fun. Are new light wind boards any better? What would you recommend?"

    Light wind boards have come a long way over the years.  Early boards were extremely flat with no rocker and very small fins. They were very efficient but due to their "flatness" they were boring and sometimes difficult to ride. The other issue with older light wind boards is catching an edge and pearling the board if the water has any chop in it at all.

    Light wind kiteboards today have a decent amount of rocker and will flex your weight, increase/decrease in wind and the pull of the kite.  It means you can use the board in higher winds and choppier waters while still having fun doing tricks and riding waves.

    Our favorite Light Wind Kiteboards:

     

    Lightwave Wing KiteboardThe Lightwave Wing Kiteboard

     

    The Litewave Wing is a very light weight, thin, and flexy kiteboard. The board has a unique 'parabolic sidecut' outline that helps you plane quickly and rocket upwind. It’s also got wider tips that give you unbelievable "load and pop.” Because the reality is that you’re looking for fun. If you wanted to slowly “mow the lawn,”  you would have stayed home.

     

     

    2013 FLYSURFER FLYDOOR4 KITEBOARDFlysurfer Flydoor

    The Flysurfer Flydoor is probably one of the most popular light wind boards in the world. Flydoor boards have a reputation as amazing light wind boards. But unlike many other light wind specific boards, the Flydoor has a huge wind-range and kill it, even in extremely gusty conditions.

    “Just wanted to drop you a line to say I got the XL FB4 .... It's absolutely nothing short of completely amazing. What a light wind weapon - in just 8-9 kts with a 21 m speed 3 I was jumping and being catapulted off the water with no effort. Love the board soooo much. Wish I'd bought one sooner."
    -Kite-line Kiteboarding Customer

    Have more questions about Light Wind Kiteboarding? We're here for you. Call us. Email us. Live Chat. Facebook. Or Twitter.

    ... And don't forget to keep an eye on our Clearance Kites, Kiteboards, and Kite accessories. You can always find reduced prices on new products!

     

     

     

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