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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Course Description A-1 *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.
B-1 *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 oclock 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.
C-1 *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.
D-1 *Perform a downwind course by body dragging and using the power of the kite.
E-1 *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
The North Gonzales 2012 is a true all-terrain machine. Medium width and soft forgiving flex the North Gonzales is a great free-ride board with plenty of comfort for cruising and jumping.
The North Gonzales is a forgiving free-ride twin tip that is perfect for jumping, cruising and advancing your freestyle tricks to the next level. Smooth through the chop and easy to carve, the Gonzales also features a durable construction to withstand all the abuse you can throw at it!
Great upwind and early planing abilities lets you focus less on trying to stay upwind and more on riding, progressing and having fun making this a very attractive freeride board. With the addition of a 130cm, there is a North Gonzales board to suit nearly every size of rider out there!
It is a cruisy twin-tip with plenty of comfort for every-day riding!
Unique design features such as rounded rails, soft flex and special carving fins makes the North Gonzales a great board for getting up and riding as soon as possible!
The control is further enhanced by a wood sandwich construction and soft flex characterisitcs.
Small swept fins give you endless grip and very little drag to rip high speed carves in flat water and waves and help you load up for jumps.
The soft flex and good absorption allow you to ride effortlessly while the new carving fins give you outstanding grip and acceleration allowing for jumps, turns and riding through waves.
A great freeriding board, even in the toughest conditions, the North Gonzales 2012 makes riding easier and lets you focus on just getting out and riding!