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Kitesurfing Reviews - North Kiteboarding Orbit 9m 2020
Kitesurfing Reviews - North Kiteboarding Orbit 9m 2020
North Kiteboarding Orbit

We had seen a few prototypes of this kite being used by the likes of Jesse Richman and Nick Jacobsen at the King Of The Air in South Africa. The Orbit is as the name suggests, is a freeride and big air kite for boosting. It’s a 5-strut design with a high aspect swept wingtip design and a flattish profile.…

Kitesurfing Reviews - Ride Engine APOC 4/3 2020
Kitesurfing Reviews - Ride Engine APOC 4/3 2020
Ride Engine APOC 4/3

The APOC 4/3 from Ride Engine is a top of the line Spring/Autumn suit that packs enough heat you can wear it on the colder days too and still get away with it. High-quality construction is used throughout with glued, taped, blindstitched and liquid rubber seams and high-quality Neospan S-Foam limestone neoprene. Clever drainage in the chest, back and legs…

Kitesurfing Reviews - DUOTONE Pro Fish 5'2 2020
Kitesurfing Reviews - DUOTONE Pro Fish 5'2 2020
DUOTONE Pro Fish

The Pro Fish is a totally new design from Duotone shaper Sky Solbach. Aimed at the rider looking to rip in smaller waves it replaces the Nugget with a far more traditional-looking shape. It’s wide in the nose, with a flat rocker and a squashed fishtail. With a deep central channel and generous tail rocker, it adds a bit of…

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Kitesurfing Reviews - Naish Kiteboarding Boxer 10m 2020
Kitesurfing Reviews - Naish Kiteboarding Boxer 10m 2020
Naish Kiteboarding Boxer

The new Boxer from Naish is a big statement from the brand in the one strut kite market. Damien Girardin has been working on this design for several years now, if you remember the no-strut Trip kite which was incredibly light and perfect for travelling the Boxer now fills that brief and then some. By using a single strut, the…

Kitesurfing Reviews - SurfEars 3.0 2020
Kitesurfing Reviews - SurfEars 3.0 2020
SurfEars 3.0

Protecting your hearing for kitesurfers is critical, while surfers are subject to cold water in the winter, we are subject to cold winds and water. Riders have been looking at hearing protection for some time, and there are several options out there. SurfEars launched a few years back with a killer product designed to solve this problem. Previous earplugs did…

Kitesurfing Reviews - Eleveight Kites Master 139 x 42cm 2020
Kitesurfing Reviews - Eleveight Kites Master 139 x 42cm 2020
Eleveight Kites Master

Eleveight, after being on the periphery for a couple of years, have burst forward this year with a stunning range of kites and boards to suit all occasions. The Master V2, is the freeride and freestyle crossover board. This is the board in the line up which should suit a huge array of people who like to cruise, flip, jump,…

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 - Kitelement ReSolve 136 x 41cm 2020
Kitesurfing Reviews - Kitelement ReSolve 136 x 41cm 2020
Kitelement ReSolve

Kitelement have a full range of ‘split’ kiteboards, and we were very excited to get our hands on the newly updated 2020 ReSolve. The ‘freestyle’ board in the split pack, it features a carbon lay up, a moderate rocker line and the new A Lock joint system. Based upon their classic construction twin tip; the ReTort, the ReSolve is a…

Kitesurfing Reviews - North Kiteboarding Comp 5’2 2020
Kitesurfing Reviews - North Kiteboarding Comp 5’2 2020
North Kiteboarding Comp

Strapless freestyle is a force to be reckoned with these days, the GKA World Tour put it firmly on the map a few years back, and it’s here to stay. While you can ride any surfboard without straps and make it work, increasingly more brands are specifically creating sticks for the needs of the pro riders. The Comp from North…