Magazine Tests - Kites

The very latest kites tested by our test team. We test kites from all disciplines and for all levels of riding. Our test team have ridden thousands of kites and are the best in the business so they can tell you exactly what you need to know...

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The Kites

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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RRD Emotion Mk4

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

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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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Ocean Rodeo Roam

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

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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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Naish Slash

We find the new Slash is well-engineered and performs beautifully...

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North Rebel

Our test team have an epic experience with the new Rebel...

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CrazyFly Sculp

Looking for the next level? The new Sculp will get you there...

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Naish Pivot

A fun kite and a KOTA winner. No wonder our test team dig the new Pivot...

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RRD Passion MK9

It's a thumbs up from the test team on the new and improved Passion...

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Ozone Reo V4

Looking to step up your wave game? We can recommend the new Reo...

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Cabrinha Contra 2018

The new Contra remains as impressive as ever to our test team

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F-ONE BANDIT V11

Smoother and easier to fly. Nothing but good marks for the new Bandit from our test team...

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Slingshot SST 2018

For the ambitious freeride/wave riders amongst you, our test team can recommend the new SST

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Liquid Force WOW V3

Our test team find the WOW V3 to be one of the smoothest kites they've ever flown...

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Cabrinha Radar 2018

Perfect for starting out... and much more besides. We test the new Radar.

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North Dice 2018

We put the new Dice on test and find a more refined and incredible kite...

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Cabrinha Switchblade 2018

We spend some time on this KotA winning kite... and find it full of power.

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