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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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Slingshot RPM 2011

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Slingshot RPM 2011 Overview

We're proud to announce the 2011 Slingshot RPM. The RPM is changing kiteboarding with its innovative 3 strut Open C Canopy design. It delivers limitless high end performance options for all conditions. Excel your riding regardless of your style. The RPM is the one kite that allows for top performance while executing un-hooked freestyle, wakestyle and surf style. It's also the first and only non C kite to take a PKRA championship podium finish ever.

The 2011 RPM takes all of the features of the proven RPM kite that we have come to know and love and adds a few new features to make this the #1 kite at XLKITES. The RPM is slated as a performance freestyle kite, but it is a great kite for beginners too. The stability, wind range, key safety features on the bar make this one of the most well rounded kites on the market. Oh yeah... power, big air, un-hooked, surf, the RPM has that locked down too.

One of the main additions to the 3 strut RPM for 2011 is Split Strut construction. This means that the canopy is integrated into the struts to make the canopy significantly stronger with out adding weight. Seems like a small improvement on paper, but on the water the feel of the kite is a lot more solid. Adding split strut to the RPM has increased the top and bottom end of the wind range, better relaunch, more crisp turning and better boosting.

The RPM is great in the surf or flatwater and great for intermediate or advanced riders with enough control for beginners to use for thier transision into an intermediate rider.

-Slingshot Open-C Design platform Blends core C kite performance like power, stability, edging, control and direct connect with the advantages of the latest advancements in 4-line technology. Which includes depower, range, safety, simple re-launch and hang time.

-Split Strut Integrated 3 strut design Light and crisp in the sky. With maximum durability, increased canopy stability and shaping control. It also packs down tight!

-New size Addition to the standard sizing the new 9m will optimize quiver building and who else wouldn’t want a 9m.

-“NEW” Full Suspension Bridle Pushes front tow points towards wing tips to create feel and tuning characteristics similar to C-kite. Allows for smooth responsive steering and power delivery. Clean and tight to the leading edge to maximize performance.

-Progressive Power steering Each kite comes with custom line lengths that synchronize rider and kite to match every wind condition.

-Slingshot 1-Pump The trusted original single point inflation system to get you out faster and easier.

-Low Profile Wing Tips Increases turning speed, while reducing drag and creating more efficiency.

-Slingshot Legendary Construction Surf tough, abrasion proof, reduced flutter wear. To ensure long lasting durability and performance.

Slingshot RPM 2011
Slingshot RMP 2011 4.5M CompleteSlingshot RMP 2011 4.5M Complete

Price: 895.00 (Including VAT at 20%)


Slingshot RPM 2011 6M CompleteSlingshot RPM 2011 6M Complete

Price: 945.00 (Including VAT at 20%)


Slingshot RPM 8M CompleteSlingshot RPM 8M Complete

Price: 995.00 (Including VAT at 20%)


Slingshot RPM 2011 9M CompleteSlingshot RPM 2011 9M Complete

Price: 1,045.00 (Including VAT at 20%)


Slingshot RPM 10M 2011 CompleteSlingshot RPM 10M 2011 Complete

Price: 1,095.00 (Including VAT at 20%)


Slingshot RPM 2011 12M CompleteSlingshot RPM 2011 12M Complete

Price: 1,145.00 (Including VAT at 20%)


Slingshot RPM 2011 14M CompleteSlingshot RPM 2011 14M Complete

Price: 1,195.00 (Including VAT at 20%)


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