At Groundswell we believe in knowing our products so we can give the best possible advice & service.

The 2017 / 2018 season is on the way, and Groundswell has all the info on the new seasons equipment in store.
Call in and we'll show the new ranges from Cabrinha & Norths.

Cabrinha 2015 range available

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Come in and get all the details on the 2018 equipment.

SPECIALS – The shop has limited stocks of 2015/2016/2017 equipment from the brands Cabrinha & Norths …….. Check  here..

2017 Kites Below – Click on the kite name to watch videos.
New for 2017 – Fireball bar system & the Apollo kite

Cabrinha kite range 2017

Cabrinha kite range 2017

  • The Switchblade –2017 KITES IN STOCK probably the most popular kite in Canterbury, great at everything you can do.  ,. !
  • Drifter  – One of our big sellers – great kite for the beaches around Canterbury & fun on the flat waters too. !!
  • FX – Ultimate blend of flat water freestyle & big air with great free ride handling.
  • Chaos – Freestyle heaven
  • The Radar –  performance three strut kite, with a park and ride power source.
  • Contra – featherweight cannon that delivers light wind fun like you’ve never had before.
  • Apollo – Highly Efficient free ride, great for foils , or just smoking up wind with monster jumps.

2017 Cabrinha Twin Tip BOARDS –

2017 Twin Tips from Cabrinha

2017 Twin Tips from Cabrinha

 

  • Xcaliber – Great for those estuary flatwater sessions. A premium competition freestyle board designed for the high end competitor.
    Sizes (cm) 132 x 40, 135 x 41, 138 x 42, 141 x 43
  • ACE – Our best seller for all of Canterburys conditions. For freestyle/freeride riders who want to ride in all types of wind and water conditions.
    Sizes (cm) 131 x 38, 133 x 39, 135 x 40, 137 x 41, 139 x 42, 141 x 43
  • CBL – An aggressive board for wake stylers on a kite / cable park.
    Sizes (cm) 136 x 41, 139 x 42 , 142 x 43
  • Spectrum – All purpose board at a great price . Perfect for your first board & contest winner !
    Sizes (cm) 136 x 41, 140 x 42, 144 x 43, 148 x 44, 152 x 44
  • Tronic – Smooth board for rough conditions, great for huge air and carving turns in the surf. Great board for Canterbury coastal sessions.
    Sizes (cm) 137 x 41, 141 x 42, 145 x 43, 149 x44
  • Stylus – Lightwind cruze weapon.
    Sizes (cm) 145 x 45 , 155 x 47, 165 x 48

 

2017 Cabrinha Surf boards

2017 Cabrinha Surf boards

2017 Cabrinha SURF BOARDS –

  • S – Quad– High performance Quad Surfboard, cross off to cross shore. Fast & furious also fun in onshore.
    5’7” x 18.5” x 2.11” – 22.3 L
    5’9” x 19.1” x 2.21” – 24.7 L
  • Spade – Serious fun in onshore, great pop, fast & snappy turns. Great coastal machine for Canterbury.
    5’3” x 19.3” x 1.96” – 20.1L
    5’6” x 19.8” x 2.17” – 24.1 L
  • Squid Launcher – Fun in Canterbury coastal conditions & Estuary Freestyle fun. Ideal board for strapless freestyle. Quad fin.
    5’2” x 20.7” x 1.98” – 23.4L
    5’5” x 21.0” x 2.18” – 26.9L

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KITES –2107-range
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  • Vegas – Freestyle / wake style, this kite makes you a better rider.
  • The Dice – Performance kite for all Canterbury conditions. Happy performing wakestyle, freestyle, wave style – this kite rocks on all levels. – IN STOCK
  • Rebel – Ultimate free ride – Great for blasting along & boosting big airtime. One of the most popular kites in the world. – IN STOCK-  !
  • Evo– A kite to do it all , versatile kite for all Canterbury conditions. – IN STOCK
  • Neo  –  3 strut wave kite, light & powerful, for those Canterbury coastal sessions on a s
  • Dyno – featherweight cannon that delivers light wind fun like you’ve never had before.
  • Juice – Lightwind freeride, our most popular light wind boost machine, fun on the flat & the surf.

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North Twin Tip kite boards 2017

BOARDS – Twin tips 

  • Gambler – Boots and all freestyle beast.
  • Team Series  – Ultimate board for the best riders ! & any one who wants a sick ride
  • Jaime – The classic all round weapon, with or without boots.
  • Xride  – Great free ride board, ideal for all Canterbury conditions.- IN STOCK
  • Select – Fast , light performance free ride.
  • Soleil – Female Freeride board.
  • Gonzales – Easy to use , all round .- IN STOCK
  • Spike – Light wind , upwind board. Ideal for those cruisey days

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North Kite Surfboards 2017

BOARDS – Surf / Directional.

  • Pro CSC –Small waves & strapless freestyle. Snappy top turns and tight bottom turns. Best wave/freestyle board with no inserts. Great pop. Good speed through turns.
  • Pro Session –Big waves & Carving magic. Carvey big wave slayer. Max grip through rail design. Driving bottom turns. Control at high speeds
  • Pro Surf –Ideal all-round surf. Best strapless surfboard. Perfect in the pocket. No inserts for footsteps. Snappy top and tight bottom turns.
  • Whip CSC – Great Freestyle wave board, Early planing, very forgiving with fast bottom turns
  • Wam – All-round surf, ideal for medium size waves. Best allrounder High Performance > Easy to surf Driving bottom turns and flowing top turns

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The 2016 Cabrinha Range ..

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Preview the 2016 Cabrinha Range                                        swb3 fx2dfiftr


The Norths Rebel 2016..

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Preveiw 2016 Norths Rebel                               rebelrebel-yrebel-r

The Norths Dice 2016..

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Da Kine accessories & harnesses are available in store .
More info to follow.

ION accessories & harnesses are available in store .
More info to follow.

Np accessories & harnesses are available in store .
More info to follow.

Contact us for more info.

 

 

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- Groundswell set up the first kitesurf school in NZ and has evolved over the years to keep up with the demands of the sport

Kitesurf Lesson Details
  • Groundswell uses the I.K.O. (International Kitesurf Organisation) system which makes learning fun, safe & quick.
  •  Groundswell is also a registered adventure activity operator. Lessons are done on the latest equipment & with the safest kites available.
  •  All lessons are done on the Christchurch Estuary, which is an ideal area to learn.
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