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A cool angle from Nick Jacobsen flying off a building in Dubai. With his trusty Cabrinha 14m Switchblade kite & Ace board.
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The highly maneuverable Carve Foil from Cabrinha is an incredible ride on a kite. Reach out to your local Cabrinha dealer and give one a go. #LiveFreeRideFree
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Welcome to the first episode of 'The Life of Lous', a series of videos following Annelous Lammerts on her kiteboarding journey. #LiveFreeRideFree
A must watch... Moona Whyte in her latest episode #16 "Sessions with Moona." NAMOTU
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Cabrinha is a kitesurfing company inspired and driven by Maui-based waterman, Pete Cabrinha. Recognized as the best kite manufacturer in the industry, we provide the highest level of quality, comfort, control and security to enhance every kitesurfing experience. With over 40 distribution centers world wide we are able to offer premium service globally. We are socially connected to like minded people who enjoy the water, are protective of the planet and are stewards of the ocean.
Since 2000, Cabrinha, a subsidiary of the Pryde Group, has climbed the ranks to take the position as the leading kitesurfing brand, selling in over 40 countries worldwide. Inspired and driven by Maui-based waterman, Pete Cabrinha, the company produces everything from kites to boards to accessories and sponsors the top athletes in the sport.
The Cabrinha approach to kiteboarding has evolved very much from the same philosophy that Pete has applied to his many years of surfing. By keeping an open mind to all styles of riding and embracing new technologies, Cabrinha has been able to lead kitesurfing into a new era of performance.
Our research and development facility in Maui is perfectly situated for testing in any and all wind and water conditions. This, combined with our own state of the art production facility, assures consistency and accuracy from design to production.
Our mission is to deliver the highest quality kiteboarding gear on the market and provide premium service to our valued customers world wide. We pursue innovation as the driving force behind our development philosophy and hold fast to our position as the design and manufacturing leader in the kitesurf industry. We will continually evolve the Cabrinha brand as a technical, yet culturally connected force in the action sports world.
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With many brilliant boards in their range Cabrinha have always had some key contenders, one of those has always been the Ace. With two variants again this year, the Ace Wood and Ace Carbon you can pick the perfect Ace for you. We got our hands on the new 2019 Cabrinha Ace Carbon recently combined with the H20 multi-adjustment premium…
Cabrinha’s long-standing light wind cruiser, the Contra, comes back again for 2019 and is set to fulfil all your light wind dreams. Coming in 4 sizes: 13,15,17 and 19 meters, there will be one to suit you no matter what your weight or style. The Contra is a 3 strut, mid aspect kite which has been designed to get you…
An entirely new board from kitesurf giants Cabrinha Kiteboarding, the Cutlass has been designed to suit those real-world conditions of smaller waves and lighter winds, and for those riders who mix it up between freestyle and classic wave riding. The Cutlass has a short, broad outline with volume added at the nose of the board which will carry you through…
Recently we have had our hands on some of the 2019 Cabrinha gear. For 2019 we see a few models disappear and some new additions throughout the lineup, one of the most exciting is the new Moto. The Cabrinha Moto is a 3 strut, versatile freeride crossover kite. With many kites in their range targeting certain disciplines, the Moto is…
Cabrinha’s successful women’s range, the XO, is back for 2019 in the shape of the Moto kite and the XO board. The XO is based on the high performing Ace board, but has been tuned and shaped with the help of Cabrinha’s talented female riders to create a board which works for those starting out all the way through to…
Cabrinha have brought a huge range of products to the table for us in 2018. We now see multiple variants of some of their top end twin tip boards, the Xcal Carbon (which we reviewed recently, check this out in the previous issue or via our website), Xcal Wood, Ace Carbon and the all new Ace Wood. For 2018 Cabrinha…
The world of kiteboarding has lately been seeing some incredible advances in freestyle riding and big air riding, with riders pushing the limits further than ever before. We have had c-shape kites in kitesurfing for many moons now. However, the latest c-kites are performing above and beyond what we could only have dreamt of back in the early days. We…
No matter what level you are in Kiteboarding you’re going to be thinking “what do I do on those light wind days?”… Well, you’ll want light wind kite. Gone have the days where the grown-ups used to throw rocks at me for being the only person riding. We have foilboards, foil kites and some amazing light wind LEI’s that get…
The Cabrinha Drifter is the surf-orientated kite from powerhouse Cabrinha. A 3 strut hybrid design, it has been designed to be equally at home gunning down the line as performing some crazy strapless airs. Redesigned for 2018, this year the kite has had its shape and arc reinvented to accommodate the growing strapless freestyle trend. The result is a kite…
The Cabrinha FX stormed into the high end freeride freestyle crossover market on its first outing, and since then it keeps getting better and better, winning an army of fans worldwide. Now, for 2018 it has been redesigned and packs some of Cabrinha’s latest design and construction improvements as well as some new features. The 2018 Cabrinha FX is well…
Cabrinha has been releasing some cracking high quality, high-performance gear to the kite market since day dot. We’ve seen models come and go, models progress and the range of their kites grow over the years. There is one model out there you most certainly would have come across: the Cabrinha Switchblade. The Switchblade has been refined consistently for over 12…
The 2018 Tronic enters the Cabrinha line up as their go-to chop muncher and wave slasher. A freeride shape, the Tronic has rounded rails with tapered tips and a quad concave base for exceptional upwind performance and drive. Coming in 3 different sizes, the largest Tronic has an entirely new shape, which reminds you of an older style mutant board,…
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It's no longer a question, with the explosion of surf foiling kiting has come so far, twitchy hard to use race wings are a thing of the past, unless you have Olympic dreams and a whole world of fun, easy to use equipment is waiting for you! Click here to see out top ten tips for beginners learning to foil!
Fancy learning some new moves during your next session? Look no further than our incredible technique section with world-class coaches Christian and Karine.
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Rou Chater looks back on 8 long months with no kiteboarding, he’s hoping by the time he writes the next editorial he will have finally logged some sessions on the water at last!
In 2016 Rou Chater wrote an article called, Professional Kiteboarding Is Broken, he’s back to revisit it after three years to see what’s changed and how the competitive kite scene has got better in the last couple of years.
Looking to improve your riding? Look no further than our incredible technique section with world-class coaches Christian and Karine. This issue they have some tips for beginners, intermediates and advanced riders to cover all the bases! Check them out right here!
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Samantha Chilvers is an artist who moved to the Dominican Republic with a pocket full of inheritance money with a view to creating some new works. She ended up falling in love with kiting and is now a pro on the Liquid Force team!
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