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dejavu
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Cabrinha 2016

Postby dejavu » Tue May 05, 2015 11:04 am

Well its about now we start to hear snipets about the 2016 Cabrinha range...What have you heard?

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Re: Cabrinha 2016

Postby windybrit » Tue May 05, 2015 12:00 pm

A logical development of the 2015 I believe, but 2017, ah that will be a huge leap forward ........ ;)
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Re: Cabrinha 2016

Postby Laughingman » Tue May 05, 2015 9:34 pm

windybrit wrote:A logical development of the 2015 I believe, but 2016, ah that will be a huge leap forward ........ ;)
ROFLMAO, somehow I doubt it. The Cab team seems to be out of touch, it took till 2014 (arguably 2015) to fix their flag line and weight reduction does not seem to even be on their radar....
still stuck on the bungee pull/pull... I wonder how much they spent on the bar width adjusters... nice idea but not practical when there are much easier simpler ways to do the same thing... KISS

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Re: Cabrinha 2016

Postby exkites » Wed May 06, 2015 8:16 am

I guess this is Cabrinha chaos 2016

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Re: Cabrinha 2016

Postby IanNJ » Wed May 06, 2015 11:28 am

I heard no change in the velocity except color. Rumor has it the new color will give it better low end :)

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Re: Cabrinha 2016

Postby windybrit » Wed May 06, 2015 1:03 pm

Yup, it seems the desire to appear to be innovative gives us overly complicated products which are an ever more expensive and sometimes less durable solution than what they replaced. To be fair this applies to more than Cab.

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Re: Cabrinha 2016

Postby Laughingman » Wed May 06, 2015 2:07 pm

windybrit wrote:Yup, it seems the desire to appear to be innovative gives us overly complicated products which are an ever more expensive and sometimes less durable solution than what they replaced. To be fair this applies to more than Cab.
It can be said for many, but to me Cab has won the award for overcomplicated "innovation"....and then there are companies like OR and Flexifoil who cannot seem to catch up to even the most basic and simple bar options/upgrades. It baffles my mind...
Most of my opinions on this subject are bar related by the way.

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Re: Cabrinha 2016

Postby jpkiter » Wed May 06, 2015 4:29 pm

Speaking of colors, I hope they bring back the "Wildcard" color :thumb:

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Re: Cabrinha 2016

Postby matth » Wed May 06, 2015 5:03 pm

The Cab bar is not perfect, but I still like it better than most. The new Chicken loop is a keeper, below bar swivel also. The depower system may be very different than most but when out on the water it works nicely, The straps are neat and streamlined and always in the same place right in front of your face not flopping around like others. I also like the spring which allows you much more depower throw than any other bar when needed. And last you have to like the new flag out system with no extra line , very clean indeed...

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Re: Cabrinha 2016

Postby POACHER » Wed May 06, 2015 5:14 pm

exkites wrote:I guess this is Cabrinha chaos 2016
I'm not sure which kite is uglier.......the North or the Cab?
ugh.


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