Magazine Tests

Every issue we test the latest and greatest gear from across the kitesurfing sphere. We have test teams in Europe and the US with years of riding and industry experience to provide the very best gear reviews.

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Liquid Force WOW4

Our test team enjoy the huge amount of drift in the WOW4

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Duotone Mono

Immaculately behaved and more power than it would have you believe... another thumbs up from the test team.

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Airush Ultra V2

Our test team find everything you'd want in a single strut kite with the Ultra V2

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FLYSURFER STOKE 

The Flysurfer team have put a lot of thought into the new edition of the STOKE.

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Slingshot Hover Glide + Alien Air

An intelligently constructed foiling package that epitomizes fun foiling...

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Odo K1

It's a solid start from Odo with their first all-round freeride kite

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Naish Triad

"A very accessible riding experience..." say our test team on the new Triad.

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Liquid Force Messenger

Light, responsive, and shreds on the water. The Messenger gets the thumbs up from our test team.

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CrazyFly Hyper 17m

Our test team find the new Hyper one of the most responsive kites they have ever flown...

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RRD Poison LTD V6

Light, playful yet strong and reliable. We review the new Poison LTD from RRD...

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CrazyFly Hyper

Our test team find the new Hyper is a solid kite with a whole lot of lift at your fingertips...

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Naish Slash

Some impressive refinements on an already highly respected surf kite...

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Odo YO

Uncomplicated and plenty of power... the YO proves a good first entry for Odo

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Flysurfer SOUL

In the world of foil kites, the SOUL is the stand out kite for our test team right now

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F-ONE Trax HRD Lite Tech

The new Lite Tech version of the Trax is an exquisitely honed product

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Duotone Select

Our team find the new Select from Duotone is an extremely capable board that is super accessible...

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Nobile Infinity Carbon Split

Smiles from our test team on the performance and the possibilities that come with the new Infinity Split

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RRD Squid

Team RRD have clearly put a lot of thought into the Squid...

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CrazyFly Up Foil

An accessible foil both in terms of construction and price. But there's plenty under the hood for those who know what they're doing too...

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F-ONE Mitu Pro Flex 5’8” 2019

Under test, we have plenty of fun on the new Mitu Pro Flex...

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CORE Bolt 3

Test team minds are blown with the new Bolt 3 from CORE

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Naish Dash 2019

Our test team find the new Dash puts the 'performance' into the performance freeride category...

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CORE Choice 3

Bomb proof, and with the performance dialed up... The Choice 3 is a serious board.

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Naish Go-To

The Go-To is the board our test team really hoped Naish would make...

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Slingshot Rally 2019

Our test team continue to rate the Rally as the delta kite of choice

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Liquid Force Impulse Foil and Galaxy 4’8” Board

We find the perfect entry level set up in Liquid Force's new foil offering...

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RRD Emotion Mk4

For lightwind foiling, the 4th incarnation of the Emotion is as good as it gets...

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Duotone Rebel

A familiar feel under test for the 'new' Rebel... but with some slick refinements

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Nobile Zen Freeride Foil

Our test team discover a well-tuned foil in the new Zen...

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Cabrinha Moto

The all-new kite from Cabrinha gets a big tick in the freeride department...

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Liquid Force P1

This solid new kite in the Liquid Force range proves super-fun and reliable with our team...

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AlpineFoil Access Carbon V3

Alpinefoil come up with yet another top-quality product in the new Access Carbon V3...

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Ocean Rodeo Roam

Our test team find a true surfer's surf kite in the new OR Roam...

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Lieuwe LEN10 Oceana

Ruben's new rocket ship from Lieuwe might not be for newbies... but if you go hard, this should be on your radar

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CORE Nexus

It's official: The new CORE Nexus is one of the best kites we've ever tested...

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Slingshot RPM 2018

We find Slingshot's 2018 version of their American warhorse remains an extremely effective kite

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RRD Maquina V3

Our test team really enjoy the classic surfboard feel of the Maquina

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Ocean Rodeo Mako

Results are in... the Mako remains the undisputed master of fast carving

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CORE 720

Our test team find a silky smooth ride with plenty of performance in the new 720

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