Groundswell Blog

New Wings / Foiling equipment in store

May 2022 Updates !
Just received a shipment of new products:

Duotone Slicks,

Duotone Units v2

Duotone Units D/Lab

Cabrinha Mantis & X3,

Fanatic Sky Wings 2022.

Cabrinha Code 5’4, 5’8

Cabrinha Foils

Duotone Slicks & Units are now instore – 5th shipment going fast !!!

Slicks Available – 7.0m /6.5m/ 6.0m /5.5m/ 5.0m

Units -Next shipment due soon…Put your name on one as supplies go fAAAAst.

We Have demos of the above sizes to try

Cabrinha Mantis & Cabrinha X2 also in store – Limited sizes left !

Available sizes – 6.0m / 5.0m / 4.0m.

We Have demos of the above sizes to try

Cabrinha Code Foil boards in Store !

Code wing boards for 2022 in the house !

5’8  , 5’4, 5’2 !

New Cabrinha H Series…

Action shots of trying out the new wings below..

DICE 2021 – First of Duotones 2021 kites

Designed for big air, powerful lift, extreme kite

loops and with impressive freestyle performance, the all-new Dice is the perfect kite for the rider who wants to go big!

Duotone Wing Updates

Duotone Echo in store now.
Taking orders now for Sept Delivery for the Duotone UNIT- Contact us for early bird pricing & details.
The New HOT water sport is gaining momentum, wing foiling , or foil winging , or winging , not sure what to call it yet !

Duotone have been ahead of the game with their foil wing, a design that has been 3 years in the making, drawing from their experience in kiting & windsurfing, & using concepts from their successful Irig.
The Duotone foil wing is a piece of equipment that has been totally thought through, well tested, & aimed at the simplicity of having fun in a range of situations.
As they say, the proof is in use !

Posted by Giulio Meda on Friday, 14 August 2020

A group of us tried it from a variety of back rounds (kiting, windsurfing,surf, snow), & everyone was successfully in foiling/sailing with in 60mins.
So far most of the marketing and hype has […]

Level 2 Shop details

Hope all our fellow waterlovers have kept safe, sane & covid free.
For those that need their essential watersports medicine, Groundswell will be dishing out much needed mental & physical health products (just add water!).
Shop Update – Level 2
Groundswell is open for business, but we have to monitor how we interact with customers.

Please be aware during this time, we are required to comply with Contact Tracing protocol if you to enter the shop.

Please use the phone & emails for contact where possible, details below.

Mon to Fri:   1 pm to 6:00 pm
Sat :               12 pm to 4:30 pm
Sun : Closed


SHOP 03 3845 086

Mon to Fri:   1 pm to 6:00 pm
Sat: 12 pm to 4:30 pm

MOBILE or Text: (Anytime during the day)


021 175 1778


021 082 48620

Fanatic 2020 SUPs


Duotone Neo 2020

The 2020 Neo remains true to its roots and its purpose in life.
Fantastic drifting abilities, responsive steering-powered or depowered, 4 and 5-line setup.
It’s the go-to surf kite for all good and gonnabe-good wave riders looking to get the most out of every wave session.
Works well as a good kite for freeride and foiling kiteboarding.

– Great kite for Canterbury kiters who spend most of their kite on surf boards, but still want to foil & muck around on flat water. Easy relaunch, amazing drift & packing a punch for its size..
In 2019, Neo creator Ken Winner, made sure that this design never lost its central purpose of being the go-to surf kite for top level and hardcore wave riders like Airton Cozzolino, Matchu Lopes, Sebastian Ribeiro and Patri McLaughlin.
By tweaking and adjusting the minor details, he found the ultimate combination of power, turning, drift and intuitive bar […]

Fanatic 2020 Windsurf boards

Fanatic release their 2020 Freeride / Freerace / Race / Foil boards for 2020.
Below is a quick run down of the range for 2020.
New models in the Gecko & Falcon range.

100 / 110 / 122 / 135 / 148 / 156+
– New 122, 135 & 148 models, re-tuned for even better speed, acceleration and early planing

–  Increased length and parallel outline creates stability and planing support

– Great stability at both high and low speeds

– Larger planing surface to get you through lulls and gybes with ease

– Footstrap options for progression; from first time in the straps to advanced windsurfing.

–  Flat deck transitioning into thinned out rails for the ultimate carving experience with a secure stance – LTD – Premium full PVC Biax Fibre technology /  HRS – Durable High Resistance Skin technology

GECKO FOIL  135 – ( LTD / HRS )
– Premium full PVC Biax Fibre technology / Durable High […]

New Duotone Dice 2020

Last year Dice creator, Ralf Grösel, redefined the design in order to improve looping and boosting abilities, especially within the smaller sizes.
The outcome was an incredible performer and exciting ride prepped for hardcore conditions and ready to go big.

The starting point for the development of the 2020 Duotone Dice was in Cape Town, South Africa.
I knew that the foundations of the design already delivered powerful, snappy, predictable and versatile characteristics to the Dice, but I wanted to take it to the next level.
Drawing on the Red Bull King of the Air event and the needs of Duotone Team rider Lasse Walker, my vision was to enhance its extreme performance throughout all of its parameters.
For the first time ever, I removed the pulley within the kite bridles.
This small change has a big impact on […]

New Kites – Duotone Vegas 2020

Designed for purpose, driven by performance, the 2020 Vegas has been sharpened up through use of new materials and is the only choice for Freestyle and Wakestyle.
Inspired by our world class Freestyle / Wakestyle team, the 2020 Vegas offers everything for expert and highly skilled riders.
Time to unleash the beast –  2020 Duotone Vegas

The Vegas remains the most sold C shaped performance kite on the market ever.
A design inspired to take our team of world class riders to the top, 5 × World Champion and 2 × King of the Air Aaron Hadlow, our GKA competition team and GKA World Champion Mikaili Sol are dedicated to the Vegas.
Last year, Ralf’s goal was to fine tune and balance the Vegas perfectly.
He achieved this fluently by tweaking small details like the wave patterns, patterns on the Leading Edge and updates in the tension settings between the Leading Edge […]

New Kites 2020 – Duotone Rebel