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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CORE Fusion 3

As ever, CORE know their stuff when it comes to building solid pieces of kit...

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RRD POISON V4

The bold changes to the new Poison get the thumbs up from our test team

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Lieuwe Rogue 2017

Our team find Lieuwe's hand-built all-rounder is not just a great looking board...

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Slingshot Vision 2017

One of the most dynamic freestyle boards on the market. So say our test team...

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Liquid Force Legacy 2017

The Slezak/Redmon collaboration continues to bear fruit...

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Cabrinha Ace 2017

Cabrinha's high profile board is also a hit with the test team

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North WAM 2017

North's classic all-rounder surfboard reveals its 2017 incarnation

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Nobile T5 2017

Our test team find a lot of wave and freeriding goodness in the new T5

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Flysurfer PEAK3

We dig the PEAK3, and can't wait to get her in the snow...

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CrazyFly Tango 2017

Our test team are taken by the clear evolution of the Tango

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RRD H-Flight and Dolphin1

It's clear to our test team that a lot of thought has gone into the new RRD foil system...

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Ocean Rodeo Stick Shift

We find the new bar from Ocean Rodeo is a well thought out piece of kit...

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Carved Imperator 6

Smooth, satisfying and impressive. Our test team like the new Imperator from Carved...

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Naish Dash

We take the new Naish Dash for a spin... and find a definite 'kiter's kite'

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F-ONE Breeze

Our test team tap the Breeze as one of the best lightwind kites on the market

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Liquid Force Wow 2017

We find the new Wow is light, impressive and nicely refined...

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Cabrinha Radar

Our test team review the new Radar and find a solid, predictable and fun kite to fly

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North Neo 2017

With some ideal test days, our team enjoyed their time with the new Neo

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Blade Trigger 9th Gen

Still delivering plenty of oomph and hangtime, the new Trigger remains a strong kite

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Cabrinha Spade

Our team put the Spade on test and find it's a 'one-board-quiver'...

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CrazyFly ATV 2017

We find the performance has stepped up another notch in the new All Terrain Vehicle...

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North Whip CSC

The verdict is in: The new Whip is a wave specialist.

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F-ONE Trax HRD Lite Tech

Our test team find the Trax leading the pack in terms of construction and performance...

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Liquid Force NV

The NV takes over from the Envy... and we find an exceptional kite

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Slingshot Turbine 9m

White-knuckle fun... our test team enjoyed the new Turbine from Slingshot.

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RRD Emotion Mk2

Our test team find the new Emotion extremely versatile for such a powerful kite...

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Cabrinha Apollo

Our test team find a serious kite in the new Apollo, but also addictive and fun to fly

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F-ONE Bandit 10

Ten years on, the Bandit still cuts the mustard with our test team...

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North Rebel 2017

The Rebel retains its position as a master of freeride... and more.

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Ocean Rodeo Roam

We find the new Roam well-balanced and well-built...

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Naish Slash

Tuned in and refined: Our test team give their verdict on the new Slash

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RRD Religion MK7

RRD's 2017 Religion gets the test team treatment...

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Peter Lynn Escape V5

Light, responsive, and now with freestyle capability... V5 of the Escape is more fun than ever.

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Alpinefoil 5.0 Access V2

Our test team find the new Access is perfectly tuned and well thought through...

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Slingshot Wave SST 2017

Solid, stable, smooth, powerful... The new Wave SST hits the mark.

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Cabrinha FX 2017

The best bridled kite of 2017? Our test team mark it as a contender...

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CrazyFly Addict 2017

No compromises, plenty of tech and durability: Our test team's verdict on the new Addict...

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CORE Sensor 2S

CORE's new Sensor Bar is a well-thought out upgrade on the original...

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North Pro Session

Our test team find a board that likes speed in the new Pro Session...

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