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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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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SU2 Edge

Aesthetically and practically - the new Edge from SU2 is all-round excellence...

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Naish Trip

Tested on board and on foil, we find the Trip has a whole lot to offer...

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Slingshot Rally 2017

Slingshot work their magic once again on the 2017 incarnation of the Rally...

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Moses Fluente T40

Solid, accessible, and plenty of performance to boot... our test team give the Fluente T40 the thumbs up!

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CORE GTS4

Solid performance or big grunt boosting? We find the new GTS4 has much to offer...

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CrazyFly Sculp 2017

Our test team get to work on one of the first kitesurfing kites to ever be made in Europe...

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SU-2 Big Foot Yeti Split

We find the Big Foot Yeti is solid and delivers well in performance...

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RRD Passion 2017

Our team find the new Passion as much fun as ever, and big in the boosts...

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Blade Fat Lady

Our test teams take V4 of the Fat Lady for a spin...

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Cabrinha Switchblade 2017

We find Cabrinha's 2017 Switchblade is smoother and livelier than its predecessor

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Cabrinha Double Agent

Our test team find the Double Agent to be a fun and well-priced foil

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Ketos Freeride 2

Top quality and accessible - The Freeride 2 scores big with our test team

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Liquid Force Rocket Fish

We find a versatile and well-balanced foil in the LF Rocket Fish

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North Foil LTD

Safe, accessible and bombproof... The North Foil LTD gets a thumbs up from the test team

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F-ONE Freeride 800

We're left smiling after testing the new F-ONE foil

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Foil 3 Spotz Tuna

We find a fast, confident, quality foil in the Tuna

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Levitaz

Levitaz clearly know their stuff when it comes to foils...

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Naish Hover Foil

Our test team find the new Naish Hover Foil a real confidence booster

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Zeeko White & Blue Edition

On test, we found the Zeeko foil is a wolf in sheeps clothing...

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Slingshot Hover Glide + Foiling Flight School

The Slingshot Foil Flight School package is versatile and great way in for early foilers...

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BWS AEneema

Our test team take the new BWS kite for a spin - and find a well engineered machine.

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CrazyFly Strike

Our test team find CrazyFly's first 'noseless' surfboard both impressive and good looking

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North Pro Kontact

Our test team find a smooth ride in North's new wave specific board...

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2016 Ocean Rodeo Flite 8m

Ocean Rodeo's 8m high aspect, lightwind kite puts a smile on our face

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CORE Free

The new Free gives CORE's Universal series its dedicated wave-rider...

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2016 Airush Lithium

Airush's freeride mainstay remains a kite to be reckoned with...

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2016 Blade Skinny Boy

The 2nd Gen of Blade's light and fast wave kite doesn't disappoint...

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Ozone Enduro

Ozone once again produce a high quality, versatile kite in the new Enduro

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2016 Cabrinha Chaos

Our test team find a top end C-kite in the new Chaos...

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RRD Juice V3

We take the new Juice for a spin, and find a more aggressive ride...

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