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Kite Knife 8" Yellow Plastic

Kite Knife 8

This is a great kite knife made from yellow toughened plastic it has a single internal blade. And comes with a carry case with a loop hole for connecting to harnesses or belt straps.
Comes in black or the prefered yellow.

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19.00 IKO/BKSA Discovery Kiteboarder Program 1 Day Only - £130 Email Us for more info! IKO/BKSA Discovery Kiteboarder Program 1 Day Only - 130 Email Us for more info!

Please email us for dates and availability of the lessons!

Course Description
*Carry and set up the lines and kite
*Determine the wind direction and upwind and downwind (windward, leeward).
*Pilot a small kite (inflatable, stunt kite, foil…) on the wind window edge and maintain it close to the ground.
*Know how to stop the kite power in case of problem by releasing the bar. Be aware that the kite leash must be worn at all times, before kite launching and until landing.

*Be aware of the area where the kite can fall down wind to the pilot.
*Recover the kite on land.
*Position the kite on request from 9 to 3 o’clock on the wind window edge.
*Launch a kite with an assistant and choose the right angle to the wind.
*Pilot the kite in the power area without crashing it.
*Twist and untwist the lines while the kite flies.
*Recover a kite and secure it on land.
*Land a kite with the help of an assistant.

*Pilot a kite hooked to the harness.
*Pilot hooked to the harness with one hand.
*Activate the harness release system or quick release located on a leader line.

*Perform a downwind course by body dragging and using the power of the kite.

*Relaunch a kite from the water.
*Wind the lines in the water and recover the kite.
*Perform a self-rescue in deep water.
*Launch a kite alone on land.
*Identify potential wind obstacles creating lift or down draft and be able to define the wind direction. Understand that practice with onshore wind is dangerous.

With KiteboardingUK one day course you will also get the chance to kiteboard for the first time, Using a directional or twin tip you will take your first water starts and hopefully your first ride. At the end of the course you will be a Kiteboarder level 1

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Flexifoil Hadlow Pro 2011

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Flexifoil Hadlow Pro 2011 Overview

Fresh for 2011 is the new HADLOW by Flexifoil. An evolution of 2009's Hadlow Pro, the 3rd generation of Aaron's world class signature kite see's retention of the C-kite performance that the series is reputed for, with a strong element of accessibility added for this year's iteration.

Having already nailed the hardcore freestyle attitude of the HADLOW, Aaron has focused on opening the kite up to a new market through the development of an innovative and unique depowered kite setting. With the kite now capable of achieving over 50% more depower under the alternative setting, the versatility of the HADLOW across all conditions, be it freestyle, wave or snow, more than matches its precision, speed and power through the air.

2011 also brings a refinement in the freestyle attitude of the kite on both settings, with a much more solid feeling throughout; the HADLOW now produces even more pop on demand to make your tricks more explosive. On the smaller sizes, the speed and feel combines to get the kite down and more extreme into megaloops, but stays fast enough to stop you from dropping out of the sky. On bigger sizes, overall handling is improved to give you more confidence and ease into and out of tricks, whether hooked or unhooked.

If you're looking to take the next step forward in freestyle kitesurfing, then the 2011 HADLOW is all you need. With its unique innovative depowered setting, the HADLOW gives you the opportunity to step back from the extremities of Aaron's abilities when you want to, but push yourself and challenge your skills when you need to.

Innovative Depowered Setting
The 2011 HADLOW is the world's first kite to feature two power settings, with a depowered setting offering over 50% more depower. This creates a kite that is versatile across wider wind ranges, and allows even greater personal accommodation to whatever style you need. With a simple transition between each mode, taking only a few minutes either way, you'll be out on the water for longer whatever the conditions.

If you're a wave rider looking for that perfect C-kite, or a freestyle rider looking for a kite to push beyond your current limits at a pace that you control, then there is no better machine than the 2011 HADLOW.

Leading Edge Redesign
The 2011 model HADLOW has seen significant improvements to the leading edge, with a 2.5% increase in diameter, to prevent folding or bending on the water, ease relaunch and add greater stability and a much more solid feel in the air. Leading edge junctions feature an all new design, changing to a true-round profile to improve relaunch and offer a stiffer airframe under loading.

Webbing on all leading edge junctions has been used in this year's kite to offer even more strength and durability, meaning that the 2011 HADLOW is a kite that can take some serious punishment.

Canopy Improvements
The canopy of the 2011 iteration of the HADLOW now features a 5-cell centre section perfect suited to improve flying characteristics through a smoother power delivery. The trailing edge has also been improved this year with a triple ply construction offering greater durability.

Construction and Material Improvements
This year's model HADLOW carries Kevlar protection patches on the leading edge, to provide greater enhancements to strength and robustness, giving you the protection and confidence in your equipment you need to throw caution to the wind and push yourself and your kite to the limits.

Dump valves have been added to both ends of the kite to account for varied rolling preferences and reduce the possibility of damaging one side of the kite through excessive handling. Additionally, lap seams have been used across the sail for a cleaner and more accurate aerofoil, to provide a smoother and more solid power delivery.

Six Strut System
The Hadlow Pro brought six struts to the forefront of the kite industry and the HADLOW continues with this winning format. By creating a smoother, more rounded canopy, the kite achieves greater drive through kite loops and gives improved feedback from the bar, to let you know at all times where it is in the sky and what it's doing.

"This 2011 HADLOW is undoubtedly one of the highest performance kites about ... you can now enjoy a solid, fast bit of kit that will enhance your skills, improve your style and take you to the next level."
Aaron Hadlow - Flexifoil Kitesurfing Team Rider

Hadlow Pro Specs
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Flexifoil Hadlow Pro 2011 Kitesurf 7m Kite OnlyFlexifoil Hadlow Pro 2011 Kitesurf 7m Kite Only

Price: 649.00 (Including VAT at 20%)


Flexifoil Hadlow Pro 2011 Kitesurf 9m Kite OnlyFlexifoil Hadlow Pro 2011 Kitesurf 9m Kite Only

Price: 699.00 (Including VAT at 20%)


Flexifoil Hadlow Pro 2011 Kitesurf 11m Kite OnlyFlexifoil Hadlow Pro 2011 Kitesurf 11m Kite Only

Price: 749.00 (Including VAT at 20%)


Flexifoil Hadlow Pro 2011 Kitesurf 13m Kite OnlyFlexifoil Hadlow Pro 2011 Kitesurf 13m Kite Only

Price: 819.00 (Including VAT at 20%)


Flexifoil Hadlow Pro Control Bar & Lines 2011Flexifoil Hadlow Pro Control Bar & Lines 2011
Carbon bar 48cm, 250kg / 18m + 4m / 4 line set, 5th line kit and handle pass leash.

Price: 249.00 (Including VAT at 20%)


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