Kitesurfing Reviews - Cabrinha Contra 1 Strut 9m 2022
Kitesurfing Reviews - Cabrinha Contra 1 Strut 9m 2022
Cabrinha Contra 1 Strut

The Cabrinha Contra 1 Strut is the second iteration of this kite. In a unique approach, Cabrinha has split the Contra range into two, with smaller sizes (up to 11m) available as the Contra 1 Strut, and the larger sizes (13m+) in a 3 Strut version, designed to keep the structure of the larger kites more intact. Back in 2020,…

Kitesurfing Reviews - Cabrinha Switchblade 9m 2022
Kitesurfing Reviews - Cabrinha Switchblade 9m 2022
Cabrinha Switchblade

Back in 2006, the first Cabrinha Switchblade was launched. Fast forward to today, when, after 16 years of progression, research and development, the 02 Switchblade has been released. This kite has helped riders achieve world records, world championships and push the limit of the sport. For instance, in 2017, Nick Jacobsen jumped 210M off the Burj al-Arab in Dubai on…

Kitesurfing Reviews - Cabrinha Contra 11m 2021
Kitesurfing Reviews - Cabrinha Contra 11m 2021
Cabrinha Contra

Here we have it, the new 2021 Cabrinha Contra, a light wind foil machine! The Contra is a primary kite within the range and has been now for quite some time. For 2021 Cabrinha have added an all new 1 strut size in the smaller kites, and kept the Contra 3 strut design in the larger sizes. You’ll see from…

Kitesurfing Reviews - Cabrinha Overdrive Quickloop 1x Recoil Bar 2021
Kitesurfing Reviews - Cabrinha Overdrive Quickloop 1x Recoil Bar 2021
Cabrinha Overdrive Quickloop 1x Recoil Bar

The Cabrinha Overdrive 1x Recoil Bar is one of four control systems to choose from in the bar range from Cabrinha. There have been some solid upgrades from previous years, not only making the bar easier to use but also providing a safe system if things don’t go to plan. The bar can be purchased in two sizes. A medium…

Kitesurfing Reviews - Cabrinha Spade Pro 5'3 2021
Kitesurfing Reviews - Cabrinha Spade Pro 5'3 2021
Cabrinha Spade Pro

The Spade has been part of the Cabrinha family for a while now; this year sees an update to the popular design. As well as a new construction, hence the Pro moniker. The new lay-up is an exciting development; the aim is to create a lighter, more responsive board that delivers even more performance to the rider. It’s light, much…

Kitesurfing Reviews - Cabrinha Switchblade 10m 2021
Kitesurfing Reviews - Cabrinha Switchblade 10m 2021
Cabrinha Switchblade

The Switchblade has forever been a go to kite for both freeride performance and big air riding. Although Cabrinha cater it as their freeride and big air kite, it really does have a great all-round performance that near all riders will find enjoyable. You’ll see from the images the Switchblade features a 5-strut design, allowing the kite to really load…

Kitesurfing Reviews - Cabrinha Ace Hybrid 138 x 41.5cm 2020
Kitesurfing Reviews - Cabrinha Ace Hybrid 138 x 41.5cm 2020
Cabrinha Ace Hybrid

Cabrinha’s extensive twin tip lineup has an option for every rider no matter their style or favoured discipline. The Ace Hybrid sits at the slightly more freeride side of freestyle, and Cabrinha describes it is as being “Designed for freeride creatives looking to bend the rules of gravity” leading us to believe this will be a board suiting a high…

Kitesurfing Reviews - Cabrinha Contra 15m 2020
Kitesurfing Reviews - Cabrinha Contra 15m 2020
Cabrinha Contra

The Cabrinha Contra has been a stalwart of the range for a long time now, it’s a behemoth of a light wind weapon and has saved many a session over the years. Available in four sizes (13, 15, 17 and 19m), there should be a kite for just about everyone in the range. The kite is aimed at getting you…

Kitesurfing Reviews - Cabrinha Double Agent 135 x 46cm 2020
Kitesurfing Reviews - Cabrinha Double Agent 135 x 46cm 2020
Cabrinha Double Agent

The Double Agent is a crossover board from Cabrinha, aimed at the rider wanting a hydrofoil board capable of that little bit extra. Anyone who has been kiting for over 15 years will remember the buzz of riding a skimboard back in the day and the Double Agent presents plenty of opportunities for fun. The board features a fairly flat…

Kitesurfing Reviews - Cabrinha Drifter 8m 2020
Kitesurfing Reviews - Cabrinha Drifter 8m 2020
Cabrinha Drifter

Cabrinha have been producing the Drifter for what seems like forever, and it’s long been considered a fantastic wave kite. The weapon of choice for wave seeker Keahi de Aboitiz and the rest of the pro wave team it offers a dynamic flying experience with plenty of drift, the clue is in the name as it were. This year, Cabrinha…

Kitesurfing Reviews - Cabrinha Hi:Rise Carve 2020
Kitesurfing Reviews - Cabrinha Hi:Rise Carve 2020
Cabrinha Hi:Rise Carve

Cabrinha have a whole new range of foils and wing setups for 2020; it’s an impressive line up that features not only kite specific wings but crossover and surf wings too. Featuring an aluminium mast and baseplate, the fuselage is also aluminium, and the wings feature a new construction too. The front wing has a Paulownia wood core with volcanic…

Kitesurfing Reviews - Cabrinha Hi:Rise Varial Medium 2020
Kitesurfing Reviews - Cabrinha Hi:Rise Varial Medium 2020
Cabrinha Hi:Rise Varial Medium

Another new wing in the Cabrinha line up this year is the Varial range, available in small, medium and large, these wings are crossovers. Designed to work as freeride and wave riding wings for kites they can also be used for surfing. Finished using aluminium and the new wing construction technology that Cabrinha have been championing, the focus is on…

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Annelous Lammerts visits the glassy waters at ProKite Alby Rondina, Sicily! If you haven't been before, you better watch this. Athletes: Annelous Lammerts, Alby Rondina…

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The Cabrinha #livefreeridefree dealer meeting took place in Cartagena, Colombia, where partners from around the globe met to sample some of Cabrinha's new products and…

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In this episode of 'Sessions' with Moona, Moona and Keahi take Cabrinha's new H-series foil out for some foil surfing on the north shore of…

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After his meniscus tear in October 2021, it's been quite a journey to recovery Adeuri Corniel, but he's BACK! Check out the highlights from the…

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Cabrinha Product Testing Manager, Phil Sobolev, talks us through a complete installation guide to the new Source footstrap & pad. For more info, please click…

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Issue 92

Spice up your basic manoeuvres with these stylish tweaks by Christan and Karine! In Issue 92, start things off strong with a snazzy Twin Tip Beach Start. Ready for a fun challenge on the water? Our Technique team teaches you how to perfect your Hooked Pop From Toeside to Heelside. Level up your riding with these exclusive IKSURFMAG guides!

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Issue 92

We've managed to get our hands on some of the newest kit available from Cabrinha's 02 Collection, along with the latest Duotone kites to receive the SLS upgrade! On the accessories side, we've got the latest premium harnesses from Ride Engine and Ion on test. Read on to find out what our testers thought of the all-new 2022 equipment!

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Issue 92

A collection of the best photos with nowhere else to go! Check out Lightroom Issue 92!

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Issue 91

With an unquenchable thirst for time on the water and diverse equipment and riding styles, Alby Rondina, Annelous Lammerts and Lucas Arsenault are an unbeatable team to represent Cabrinha for the 02 Collection shoot! Join these three international athletes for 12 days in Sardinia in this exclusive IKSURFMAG article!

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Issue 91

The best photos with nowhere else to go, feast your eyes on our photo gallery in Lightroom Issue 91!

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Issue 90

So many photos, so little space! Lightroom Issue 90 features a few of our favourite kiteboarding shots from the past two months. Check it out!

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Issue 89

From the colourful Caribbean to the European coast down to the windswept beaches of South Africa, Lightroom Issue 89 features some epic kitesurfing photography!

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Issue 89

In Insight, we highlight the inspiring women behind the scenes of kiteboarding. In this issue, we meet someone truly inspiring - Frances Osorio Rivera, an adaptive athlete working on the Cabrinha team. Learn all about Frances in this exclusive IKSURFMAG interview!

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Issue 88

Is there any fantasy as captivating as fleeing ‘the real world’ to soak up the sun and session every day on a tropical island? Polish couple Tusia and Daniel did just that, choosing to put down roots in Zanzibar! Find out if the reality matches the fantasy in this article!

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Issue 88

Check out the best photos with nowhere else to go in this Lightroom Issue 88!

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Issue 87

We’ve got the latest gear on test this issue, with kites from North, Ozone, and CrazyFly, boards from F-ONE and Nobile, and the newest bar from Cabrinha. Our test team takes a close look at the newest kit on the market, and you can read all about it in Issue 87’s Tried & Tested!

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Born to a family of surfers in Oahu, Hawaii, Moona Whyte first hit the waves when she was only five years old. Moona lives a life of surfing, creativity, and sustainability while travelling the world to wherever the wind takes her. In this issue, she gets our 'INSIGHT' spotlight and tells Jen Tyler all about it!

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