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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North Orbit

An inspiring and solid kite from North with the high performance and high boosting Orbit.

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CORE XLITE

Our test team have a lot of time for CORE's new dedicated hydrofoil kite...

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F-ONE Bandit S

Our test team try out F-ONE's new 'surf edition' Bandit S...

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Slingshot SST V5

Dependable, obedient and safe but with some nice power boosts tucked away. A solid result for the SST.

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Naish Switch

Naish's new 'two boards in one' Switch gets a workover by our test team.

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GIN Marabou

A positive start for GIN's brand new hybrid kite that ticks a lot of boxes...

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Duotone Rebel

With the new Rebel, our test team enjoyed one of the smoothest kite flying experiences on the market.

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North Carve

A new beginning for North, that sees them hit the ground running with an impressive new wave kite in the Carve...

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Cabrinha Switchblade

Our test team find the 2020 Switchblade to be more reactive, more comfortable...

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CORE XR6

The XR6 continues the XR lineage as a straight-up boosting machine...

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Naish Pivot

Pure design genius is the feedback from our test team on the new Pivot...

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Slingshot Raptor

The all-new Raptor gets its dose of 2020 tech for increased performance levels...

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RRD Vision MK6

The Vision is one of the most well-balanced kites our team have ridden this year...

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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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Duotone Select

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

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RRD Squid

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

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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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Naish Dash 2019

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

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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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Duotone Rebel

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

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