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JP Australia – Freestyle Wave 2018

Jp Australia has released the 2018 version of the Freestyle Wave, with all new shapes. Check out the video for shape changes.
The Freestyle wave is the ideal bump / jump , hi wind , onshore wave, lake jumping machine for all Canterbury conditions.

Fun in all type of conditions

All new 2018 Fanatic Wave Boards

Fanatic has released their 2018 wave / freestyle range.
– New for 2018 is the multi purpose wave machine THE Grip.
– Also for 2018 the Stubby has 2 new sizes – 82lt & 89lt , with both the 79 lt & 99 lt getting some tweeks.
– The Freewaves have an extra size, the new 115 lt to add to the 85, 95, 105.
– And a new range of Skates, the freestyle machines, more compact, less nose for faster spins.

The Grip is the all-in-one wave weapon.
– Early planing and fast
– Adapts easily to the conditions
– Snappy and carving surf style
The favourite board of World Champion Victor Fernandez, you’re going to love this red hot performance stick too.
Set your Grip and rip! PWA Wave World Champion Victor Fernandez sealed the deal in 2016 with the exact same shape of the new Grip under his feet. His impressive sailing in the Canary Islands, North […]

Sat SUP Session – Winter Sessions

2018 North Wave Sails

2018 Wave.ALL.IN.ONE- The SuperHERO

The consistent evolution of the legendary HERO makes the SUPER HERO the ultimateWorld Cup wave sail with an extremely wide range of use.

On the one hand, it captivates with a manageable top performance, even in nuking spots such as the the high country lakes (Coleridge / Clearwater ) & Wellington, while remaining perfectly controllable even in fully overpowered jumping conditions.

On the other hand, it offers powerful acceleration at the lower wind limit, as you need for down the line riding on Maui or Mauritius, or grovelling out in onshore Canterbury conditions.

Designer Kai Hopf has moved up the batten above the boom increasing the gap to the foot batten similar to a 3 batten sail.
This FREE.BOOMZONE.CONCEPT provides an incredible on-off switch on the wave.
The batten-free area is super easy to pump and offers less resistance for the wind to fill out the profile in the wind in the […]

iRig – New era in windsurfing

NKB the world biggest Kite brand and NorthSails market leader in Windsurfing rigs have joined forces to create the most innovative rig ever made.
The outcome is what we call best of both worlds: incredible low weight and packing dimensions achieved through inflatable Kite-technology combined with the appeal and safety of a Windsurf rig.

It is an unbeatable package making it the ideal addition to your SUP as an entry into the fascination of wind- powered sports.

On top the iRIG will revolutionize the Windsurfing Entry and Schooling as it’s 70% lighter than any conventional Windsurfing rig. Combined with the inflatable “mast” and “boom” parts the rig always floats on the water making starting and learning a piece of cake.

–  Super light weight with around 1,5 kg for very easy learning with instant success and for a very comfortable transport.
70% lighter than a standard Windsurf rig. Even the smallest people can use it. Very manoeuvrable & easy handling.
–  Fixed handle positions avoiding wrong positioning of your hands ! facilitates the learning process enormously. Fixed handle positions Identifies correct way to hold the sail, teaches users how to trim the sail. Faster learning, easier learning, more fun.
–  Completely inflatable construction without hard materials !
Reduces effort for rigging up tremendously (Pump & Go within 100 seconds) and gets risk for injuries nearly down to zero.
No fine-tuning, just pump it up & go.
Rigs up within 100 seconds & no parts to lose.
Safe to use for kids and beginners, no hard objects to hit or fall on –> super safe
–  “A3-size” packing dimensions achieved through inflatable Kite-technology ! very easy transport and storage
–  Unlike traditional Windsurf rigs the iRIG floats onto the water ! Very easy uphauling and a relaxed paddling home without drag in case of drifting too far away. Does not sink, therefore easy to lift and super safe. Quick & Easy to pull out of the water.
–  Super simple sizing with Small / Medium / Large (the correct size depends solely on your body height) ! makes it a no brainer to choose the right size.

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North Kiteboard – Clicker bar

Groundswell has a demo bar instore now.. Come in & take it for a spin, or just come down  and give it a twist.

 CLICK BAR 2017 – Depower at the push of a button. Or just twist the handle to power up.

The North Kiteboarding Clickbar –
Powering and depowering your kite has never been easier.
The unique Trim Unit enables you to power and depower in precise steps at the flick of a switch.

To power your kite, turn the Winder of the Trim Unit clockwise – this shortens the length of your backlines with every half turn.
Twisting the Winder of the Trim Unit clockwise shortens the back lines, visible at the neon orange mark in the power display of the bar and the neon orange mark on the floater.
The Kite has more power.
The power steps are divided in eight steps, half a rotation on the winder is one power step.
To depower, simply push […]

NTH Kiteboarding REBEL 2017

North Kiteboards have released the first offering for 2017, The Rebel.

A high performance Freeride and Big Air kite whose all- time classic Rebel performance delivers the typical characteristic and unmatched bar feedback.

The Rebel is the benchmark of a high performance Freeride and Big Air kite impressing everyone from entry level to expert. Its all-time classic characteristics will deliver maxi- mum performance already at minimum steering inputs with super precise bar feedback. Since the beginning, the Rebel has long been known for its exceptionally smooth, stable and shake-free feeling through the bar, which has even be refined.
The loaded 5th line delivers a short bar stroke for sheet and go power and superior direct bar feel, even in overpowered and gusty conditions.
The new design update of additional segments through the centre of the kite ensures rounder turning, enhanced wind range, as well as even more lift and hangtime. The additional size […]

2017 season is coming

The new season is coming upon us .
This means new gear, new ideas,  & the cool part  – new videos..
Cabrinha have released their 2017 season teaser.
Sit back , put it full screen & crank up the sound. If you want more info call in to the shop, its all here, or keep an eye here…

2017 Summer season is on the way

2017 equipment is on the way & info is already in-store.
The countdown is on for a new season on the water. The shortest day has passed, so nights are getting shorter & days are getting longer.
In preparation for the coming season we are gearing up with all the 2017 products.
We have most of the info in store, so call in & see what cool & amazing things that are on the way.

Products from some of the brands will be available from early August.

Come in to see what special packages we will have for the coming seasons ..