North Kiteboarding – Relaunching in 2019

The North Kiteboarding brand will be relaunched in 2019, by North Technology Group.

Read the press release below:


North is Coming Home


World-leader North Kiteboarding is not going anywhere, North is coming home, back to the source to be designed and built by its owners North Technology Group.


20 July, 2018, Connecticut USA – North Technology Group (NTG) has today announced it will make a significant investment in its brand North Kiteboarding – bringing the design, innovation and manufacturing of its products home under the umbrella of the group and ending its third party licensing agreement.


NTG will support North Kiteboarding’s newly established world-class leadership team to produce a full product range; sharing and harnessing North’s unrivalled technology innovations across all components of wind-powered craft – foils, technology, masts and boards.


The first new North product range is currently under development and will be released globally in August 2019, while in parallel tapping into the firepower of the NTG to develop exciting new products for all North riders and the wider kiting community.


Mike Raper, Director of Development and Brand at North Kiteboarding, said: “This is exciting news for the industry, the team is really looking forward to sharing new, innovative products with retailers, riders and the community.”


North Kiteboarding will be stronger than ever under a new, more efficient business model. The team will soon reveal a new brand experience that will enhance its connection with the kiteboarding community through its products, retailers, and digital channels.

NAISH KITEBOARDING 2019 | Fuel the Impulse. Live Boldly!

We believe that life is better on the water than when sitting on the sidelines. Our light and intuitive kites have been refined to be sturdier and more responsive. A wide range of boards offer a targeted performance to enhance your riding. New foils and foilboards invite you to experience kiting in a whole new way with options for all skill levels and riding preferences. Introducing the Naish Kiting line-up for 2019.

Whatever your style or skill level, our line offers a solid mix to keep you stoked.

So when the wind picks up and your heartbeat quickens, fuel the impulse.

Live boldly.

Airush 2019: the new wave

he Wave V8 is the perfect kite for riders out there who just love to ride surfboards. Whether you are into down the line wave riding with powered driving turns, or instead strapless freestyle, then look no further as the Wave V8 has got you covered. Keeping to its roots with amazing drift abilities and responsive steering, the Wave V8´s updated shape is focused around refinement, while customization through bridle options give a fresh perspective.

With the optional fixed bridle, riders can now pick between more direct steering and an on-off power delivery or a smooth and progressive ride with amazing gust response when using the tried and tested pulley bridle.

Read more about the kite here:

2019 Slingshot Foil Walkthrough

2019 is an exciting year for hydro-foiling. The variety and abundance of choices in the current market are sure to have a product for every circumstance and budget. However, that also means that the dizzying confusion of product names, measurements, and uses makes choosing one a confounding affair. Slingshot, for instance, has two foil platforms for 2019 with a combined 10 wing choices. See the foil charts here:




The Rally will take you where you want to go. Upwind, downwind, back rolls, front rolls, mega boosts, waves or flat water, the Rally has done it all. It’s even crossed the Atlantic.* The Rally inspires confidence, knowing that it will make you a better rider no matter what you’re up to, your on the right kite. Great range and depower, easy relaunch, solid upwind ability, predictable performance in gusty wind, lofty hang-time and solid crossover surf performance- if you’re looking for one kite that does everything well, you will find none better than the Rally.

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Shinn Ireland, Brandon Bay

10 days on the Wave paradise that is the Emerald Isle. Is there any foil out there more versatile than the Mega K? Surf, Sup or Kite.... the possibilities are endless.....
Hope you enjoy this small clip of our trip.

Ozone: Ride Bold, Ride the Torque!


The TORQUE is Ozone's fast and responsive freestyle twin tip. It has a strong focus on ease of loading, power retention and the all important POP FACTOR!

GKA Kite-Surf World Tour 2018 - Portugal Final Action

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