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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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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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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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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CORE Bolt 3

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

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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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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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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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Naish Slash

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

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Cabrinha S-Quad

We find no compromises in the latest incarnation of the S-Quad...

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CrazyFly Bulldozer

Our test team like to ride hard... the new Bulldozer got full approval.

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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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Slingshot Mixer

Comfortable, fast, exciting... Our test team enjoy the new Mixer.

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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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F-ONE IC6 850 Foil

If you're looking for the perfect foil package, look no further...

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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 XCaliber Wood

The reputation of the XCaliber lives on in its new format...

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Cabrinha Contra 2018

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

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CrazyFly Raptor LTD Neon

CrazyFly's rework of one of their most popular boards in the range has paid off...

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Naish Global 2018

Pure surf performance and reliable as ever. Our test team approves of the new Global...

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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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North Jaime 2018

The new incarnation of the Jaime remains a refined ride that continues to deliver the stoke...

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