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Kitesurfing Reviews - North Kiteboarding Charge 5’9” 2020
Kitesurfing Reviews - North Kiteboarding Charge 5’9” 2020
North Kiteboarding Charge

North Kiteboarding have put a lot of effort into their surfboard range, and it shows. Shaper Jaimie Scott has been working hard behind the scenes to bring three shapes that will cover all bases in the surf no matter what the conditions throw at you. The Charge is, as the name suggests, the stick to take out on the bigger…

Kitesurfing Reviews - CORE Kiteboarding Section 3 7m 2020
Kitesurfing Reviews - CORE Kiteboarding Section 3 7m 2020
CORE Kiteboarding Section 3

The newly updated Section 3 is part of CORE's specialised series of kite, focussing on just one discipline, opposed to their crossover series; Universal +. The Section 3 is a wave riding specific kite, designed to pull you into those monster swells with the confidence to know this kite has your back at all times. Like many kites nowadays, the…

Kitesurfing Reviews - F-ONE Kiteboarding Bandit S 8m 2020
Kitesurfing Reviews - F-ONE Kiteboarding Bandit S 8m 2020
F-ONE Kiteboarding Bandit S

This year sees the most significant change to one of the most iconic kites in the history of kiteboarding! The Bandit now becomes the Bandit S and the Bandit 2020. In previous years the Bandit range was effectively three kites in one, the smaller sizes were aimed at the wave rider, the medium sizes were all about freeride and boosting,…

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Kitesurfing Reviews - Ozone Hyperlink V2 11m 2020
Kitesurfing Reviews - Ozone Hyperlink V2 11m 2020
Ozone Hyperlink V2

Ozone have been the brand to watch of late, this dedicated small group of passionate riders have been pumping out incredible products for a long time. In recent years their innovation seems to have taken things up a notch or two. The Hyperlink is a case in point. Launched a couple of years ago, the kite aimed to bridge the…

Kitesurfing Reviews - DUOTONE Pro Whip 5'3 2020
Kitesurfing Reviews - DUOTONE Pro Whip 5'3 2020
DUOTONE Pro Whip

The Pro Whip has long been a favourite board of ours, we’re big fans of the CSC shape - it makes it easy to travel with, and it’s also a Jack-of-all-trades board. For 2020 there has been a major overhaul from shaper Sky Solbach. The wide point has been moved further forwards, and there is an increase in nose rocker…

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 - Slingshot RPM V12 12m 2020
Kitesurfing Reviews - Slingshot RPM V12 12m 2020
Slingshot RPM V12

The RPM V12 is one of the longest-running kites in the slingshot line-up, focusing on freestyle with an emphasis on new school unhooked riding. It is an open-C design with 3 struts, the classic slingshot bombproof construction and multiple tuning options for both front and back lines. The Fly Line bridal system is compact and utilises the IRS bridal from…

Kitesurfing Reviews - CrazyFly Chill 115 x 44cm 2020
Kitesurfing Reviews - CrazyFly Chill 115 x 44cm 2020
CrazyFly Chill

The Chill is a low volume all-round freeride board from CrazyFly. Built using a high-quality twin tip construction it is designed to be a durable platform for all your foiling adventures. It’s a short design available in two sizes, the 115 we have on test and the 130. Both models feature a wide nose with plenty of nose rocker. There…

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

One thing North Kiteboarding have done well is the naming of the products; everything is almost self-explanatory. Charge big waves on the Charge, win strapless freestyle competitions on the Comp, and if you want something in between, well then the Cross is that crossover board between strapless freestyle and charging big waves. It borrows similarities from the other two boards…