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News from Cabrinha

By piggelill  //  News  //  Comments Off on News from Cabrinha
I´ve been wondering if Cabrinha really makes the best kites on the market, so I simply asked Cabrinha of their opinion about which brand they think make the best kites, Cabrinha or some other brand. I got this honest answer.

cabrinha imageThank you for your interest in Cabrinha kites.
Your concerns are all valid, but there’s is no easy answer to you questions. First off, there is no such thing as the most superior kite on the market. This is the same as trying to pick the best car or truck out there. The answer will vary based on what is important to each rider and what there personal preferences are.
We can tell you that all Cabrinha kites feature one of the only true let go safety system available. There is no stopper ball that can prevent the kite from depowering when releasing the bar. This is very important both when teaching as well as everyday riding should circumstances occur that are beyond the riders control. Yet our new Recoil system gives you a place to unspin your bar and always keep the trim adjusters within reach. All 2011 models also feature the use of exclusive canopy materials and construction methods that not only increase durability over time, but offer significant performance benefits as well. These new materials also have proven to show less elongation and stretch over multiple seasons. The Cabrinha control system is one of the cleanest and most clutter free bars out right now and works for all riders of all ability levels.
Aside from that, it really comes down o personal preference. We strongly encourage you to get out there and see about trying both the new 2011 Switchblade as well as the new 2011 Nomad. These are likely to be the two models that you’d be interested in coming off of older kites. The only way to know for sure is to test them out and decide for yourself.

I thank Cabrinha for this answer and look forward to try their new 2011 models.

2011 Switchblade IDS

By piggelill  //  Uncategorized  //  1 Comment

2011 years Switchblade is finally here!

Switchblade is one of the worlds most respected and most sold kite by all time. Switchblade dominates with its allround properties for freestyle and freeride at the same time as it’s the kite used by the world elite in wakestyle. The new Switchblade has a very light bar pressure and is extremely easy to ride. The bow construction make is super easy to water start.

Switchblade has the right combination of speed, power and safety, Switchblade is the kite that everyone can ride!





Features for the new Switchblade 2011:

  • New entry profiles creating an even faster moving kite
  • Re-designed strut placement giving more stability during jump
  • New LE closing seam construction
  • Lighter bladders in 14 and 16 sizes
  • New canopy material
  • 5 strut design
  • IDS Bridle
  • Tuning options
  • IDS Bridle
  • Powerdrive IDS
  • Sprint