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F-ONE Shadow 5’6

A beautifully proportioned and comfortable to use precision tool that works alarmingly well in almost all wave situations.

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North Carve 2022

Now a more mobile and precise kite than ever, with intuitive turning characteristics, and ever more versatile to differing conditions.

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Dakine C2 Harness

A mid flex level hardshell harness keeping things functional, full-featured and hard-wearing.

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Cabrinha Switchblade 2022

A predictable and lofty platform for boosting and hooked riding, now even more responsive and precise than ever in the turns.

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Appletree Klokhouse 5’10 Kite S+

A high quality product with a squash tail and rounded outline that feels lively and agile, so you can focus on drawing satisfying lines on waves.

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Airush Lithium V13

A confidence inspiring sheet-and-go marvel, with sportive handling and a playful nature, that can be used across twintip, wave and foil disciplines.

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Ocean Rodeo Rise A-Series

This is lean, mean and commands respect, requiring a switched on and high-level rider who isn’t afraid to chuck a kite (as well as themself) around.

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F-ONE BANDIT S3

This is everything a front running wave kite should be – sprightly, highly mobile, smooth, versatile, and simple to use.

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Prolimit Vapor Steamer Free-X 6/4 Thermal Rebound

This 6/4mm is light, flexible, and provides luxurious heat, making winter a more tolerable experience.

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Eleveight RS V5

We were very impressed with the RS, a light kite with a quality feel, clear pluses and no compromises in performance.

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Gin Spirit

An all-round, closed-cell foil kite that's easy to fly and comparable to an inflatable kite – a very impressive showcase of this segment of the market.

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Airush Ultra v4

A well-received lightweight kite amongst freeride foil aficionados, that will also hold its own as a wave kite.

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Cabrinha Drifter

Drifter by name, drifty by nature - now with adjustable LE hang points for onshore and offshore modes.

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Slingshot SST V6

Ben Wilson brings a fresh and experienced set of eyes to the new V6, the most significant redesign in the product line’s legacy.

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Airwave Koala 5m

Replace your LEI quiver with a couple of Koalas and enjoy wider wind range, smaller pack size, no pump and equitable performance.

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Manera Meteor Magma 5/4/3

The Magma is Manera’s premium range, and is a stylish suit that looks and feels quality and built to last.

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Duotone Juice D/Lab 13m

Duotone have pulled off a pioneering lightwind masterpiece with a commanding use of the Aluula material.

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Reedin Supermodel V2

Now fine-tuned to make it even more universal, user-friendly and dynamic. A perfect kite to span disciplines.

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Prolimit Pure Vapor

An uncompromised combination of comfortable and supportive that still looks elegant and technical for the ladies.

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Prolimit Mercury TR Freezip Steamer 4/3mm

Cold water is no match for this luxurious and exceptionally flexible suit.

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Manera Eclipse

Fuss-free with extra freedom of movement… elegant and stealthy minimalism.

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Manera Seafarer Steamer 4/3mm

With so much technology design in this suit you’d be challenged to find anything superior at the price point.

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Ion Nova Curv 10 Select

Impeccable flex. Stealthy colorways. Lightweight. Versatile…

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ION AMAZE AMP

A work of art in itself; this warm and protective wetsuit ticks all the boxes.

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 Cabrinha Switchblade

The Switchblade’s generous hangtime and floaty characteristics show why this 5-strut kite is so reliable.

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Airwave Koala 8m

This predominant paragliding brand step into the world of kite design and bring some fresh ideas to kite engineering.

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Cabrinha Contra

Say hello to the highly sought-after smaller sized Contra - notably smooth, nimble and lightweight.

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F-ONE Bandit S2

Focused on waveriding with numerous tweaks, F-ONE bring you their next-gen Bandit S2.

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Goodboards Amnesia Pro

A forgiving twintip with enough load and pop for Big Air. Good is an understatement.

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Slingshot RPX

Now leaner and meaner, the RPX is a great update of a kite with a formidable lineage.

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Eleveight XS

The XS is a 5-strut kite, honed extremely well for Big Air focused performance riding.

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CRAZYFLY CRUZ 1000 AND F-LITE

Let’s start by saying that the Cruz 1000’s full carbon front wing is a great thing to look at and is a tribute to CrazyFly’s own Slovakian factory. The aesthetic of the carbon layup was faultless and finished to a high polish, which gives you confidence that the wing really is as “ultra-light, robust and

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F-ONE MIRAGE CARBON 800 AND HM95CM MAST

The Mirage 800 front wing has a gentle gul wing sweep and delta design, and rela-tively gentle aspect ratio of 4.8. The modular technology from the F-ONE surf foil range now transfers down to their kite foils, and the front wing is beautifully hewn into a single piece of pre-preg carbon, which includes the front

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LEVITAZ SHAKA S AND EXO

Austrian foil specialists Levitaz developed the Shaka foil as their first hydrofoil aimed at the surf market. Originally available in the L and M sizes which were solely dedi-cated to wave and wing use, the S size comes in at 1200cm2 of surface area and can crossover into kite use. As with all things Levitaz,

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LEVITAZ CRUIZER PRO AND EXO POCKET

“With this configuration your Cruizer will react to the smallest input but still stays stable at high speeds.” A statement from the Levitaz website that could be used to sum up the Cruizer Pro in one sentence! It really is ‘super reactive’. As with many Levitaz products, the unboxing and setup gets you excited to

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NOBILE ZEN CARBON SURF FOIL 1000 AND POCKET SKIM FOIL

Nobile have always had a fondness for compact travel focused products with their successful range of split boards. In a move of pure genius, this design direction has now progressed into their hydrofoil range. With some (if not most) hydrofoils being notoriously awkward to transport this is a genius move. The board and foil comes

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FLYSURFER BOOST

The BOOST is the flagship freeride kite from Flysurfer’s LEI range. The German kite brand keeps on pushing the R&D using their technical background in paragliding (Skywalk paragliders) and soft kites (they produce some of the most respected foil kites for kitefoil racing on the market) and have complemented this with a comprehensive range of

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FLYSURFER FLOW 137

New to the line up, the FLOW is Flysurfer’s entry freeride twintip. It is designed to cover a wide range of riding levels from total beginners to first unhooked freestyle moves. It features a low rocker, square rounded tips, parallel outline, and ultralight construction combined with a dynamic flex. It is fine-tuned and really comfortable

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OCEAN RODEO JESTER 2.0

Never ones to stick to the usual mold when it comes to board design (with twintips like the Mako and Duke at the heart of the collection), this philosophy has been carried over into Ocean Rodeo’s directional line up. Kind of. The Jester actually represents a board philosophy that has now been carried over into

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