Kitesurfing Reviews - Cabrinha Drifter 7m 2024
Kitesurfing Reviews - Cabrinha Drifter 7m 2024
Cabrinha Drifter

The Drifter is Cabrinha's dedicated wave kite, designed to drift (the clue is in the name) down the line and allow you to concentrate on riding the wave. It's a firm favourite with the team here at the mag, and it's a great kite to ride. The kite is a three-strut, moderate aspect ratio hybrid design with a simple short...

Kitesurfing Reviews - Cabrinha Logic 2024
Kitesurfing Reviews - Cabrinha Logic 2024
Cabrinha Logic

Kite Foiling introduces an exciting new dimension to wind sports, allowing riders to push the boundaries of what was once thought possible. The all-new Logic board takes a step forward from its previous model, featuring a fresh outline and bottom shape. Its innovative Adaptive Strap mounting, located under the front foot, opens up endless possibilities for riding styles with both...

Kitesurfing Reviews - Cabrinha MOTO X 9m 2024
Kitesurfing Reviews - Cabrinha MOTO X 9m 2024
Cabrinha MOTO X

The Moto X has emerged as a versatile weapon in the freeride and crossover kiteboarding scene, catering to riders who enjoy riding twin tips and surfboards. Crafted with the innovative HTD Lite airframe and boasting features such as the ISC (Intuitive Steering Control) and Bi-Directional Pure Profile Panels, the Moto X strikes a perfect balance between high performance and user-friendliness....

Kitesurfing Reviews - Cabrinha Moto X Apex 2024
Kitesurfing Reviews - Cabrinha Moto X Apex 2024
Cabrinha Moto X Apex

What can be done to enhance an already remarkable kite? The solution is to give it the Apex treatment. A testament to the Apex Series of kites, the Moto X Apex version offers a lighter feel and even more playful handling than before. To achieve this, they have utilized Ultra HT for the main airframe, resulting in improved stability, steering,...

Kitesurfing Reviews - Cabrinha Moto XL Apex 2024
Kitesurfing Reviews - Cabrinha Moto XL Apex 2024
Cabrinha Moto XL Apex

Threshold winds pose a significant challenge for kite designers. The dilemma lies in creating a kite that is powerful without sacrificing agility and playfulness, or making a lightweight kite that sacrifices low-end power necessary for takeoff. However, the Moto XL Apex kite, built on the successful Moto X platform and incorporating materials from the Apex Series, strikes the perfect balance...

Kitesurfing Reviews - Cabrinha Nitro Apex 9m 2024
Kitesurfing Reviews - Cabrinha Nitro Apex 9m 2024
Cabrinha Nitro Apex

Having re-introduced the Nitro name last year, Cabrinha has now given it its new full title, the Nitro Apex. This nods to the ULTRA HT construction of the Nitro, which is only seen on the Apex series of products. The overall product specification of the Nitro Apex remains the same as before, but design and construction tweaks have been made...

Kitesurfing Reviews - Cabrinha Switchblade 9m 2024
Kitesurfing Reviews - Cabrinha Switchblade 9m 2024
Cabrinha Switchblade

The Switchblade is one of the best-selling kite lineages of all time. The latest iteration promises to retain the Switchblade DNA, which embodies predictable, versatile, and easily accessible performance for all. Throughout its years, it has simultaneously been the first kite purchase choice for many beginners and the go-to kite for Cabrinha team riders. This zero-to-hero kite may be in...

Kitesurfing Reviews - Cabrinha Contra 2023
Kitesurfing Reviews - Cabrinha Contra 2023
Cabrinha Contra

20 years ago, the Contra revolutionized light wind riding, captivating a multitude of kiters who relied on it as their everyday go-to kite or as a savior during challenging sessions. This year, they have introduced a significant evolution to the Contra's legacy. By incorporating HTD Lite and Lite Frame technology, they have successfully reduced the kite's weight by 15%, enhancing...

Kitesurfing Reviews - Cabrinha Contra Aether 9m 2023
Kitesurfing Reviews - Cabrinha Contra Aether 9m 2023
Cabrinha Contra Aether

Cabrinha has stepped things up for 2023, with every kite in the range getting a major overhaul. The Contra Aether builds on the backbones of one of the most iconic light wind kites on the market, the Contra. The original Contra set the benchmark in light wind freeride performance. The Contra Aether takes that DNA and recognises that large kites...

Kitesurfing Reviews - Cabrinha Drifter 7m 2023
Kitesurfing Reviews - Cabrinha Drifter 7m 2023
Cabrinha Drifter

The Drifter from Cabrinha is one of the kites synonymous with wave riding and is seen year after year in online videos, towing riders into dreamlike waves and barrels. That said, this year's Drifter is not another small iteration of last year's model. The '03' collection brought significant construction detail changes throughout the range, as well as some 'from the...

Kitesurfing Reviews - Cabrinha FX2 2023
Kitesurfing Reviews - Cabrinha FX2 2023
Cabrinha FX2

Air and style are closely linked in the board sport industry. Many individuals strive to achieve mastery in these areas. To truly excel, though, they need a product that can support their journey. The FX2 is a versatile kite that caters to both the Big Air realm and freestyle riding. It offers fast, powerful loops with excellent catch ability, making...

Kitesurfing Reviews - Cabrinha Moto X 9m 2023
Kitesurfing Reviews - Cabrinha Moto X 9m 2023
Cabrinha Moto X

New for 2023, the entire Cabrinha range has had a lot of work put into it, and the Moto is no exception. It's the three strut do-it-all kite in the Cabrinha range and is perfect for the rider who wants to ride a twin tip, foil and surfboard and not be held back by their kite choice. Cabrinha has been...

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