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Beyond the Horizon - Naish Kiteboarding 2018

Postby Toby » Thu Aug 31, 2017 9:00 am

Naish News:

Beyond the Horizon - Naish Kiteboarding 2018


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FEATURED PRODUCTS

QUAD-TEX CANOPY
THRUST KS 1 FOIL & HOVER FOILBOARDS
PIVOT: FREERIDE/WAVE
SLASH: PURE WAVE/STRAPLESS
TORCH with ESP:
PRO PERFORMANCE/FREESTYLE
TORQUE CONTROL SYSTEMS
TWIN TIPS
DIRECTIONALS

BEYOND THE HORIZON | WELCOME TO 2018!

For decades, Naish has pioneered the evolution of kiteboarding. We've been helping athletes go harder, higher and faster season after season with products equipped to face every potential challenge when pursuing this sport’s new frontiers.

Our 2018 line proves our steadfast commitment to take riders further. Our enhanced kite designs feature the powerful combination of our new Shark Teeth technology with the incredibly durable Quad-Tex canopy material that ensures improved performance for the long haul.

With an extensive collection of specialized twin tips, directional boards, foilboards, even an adaptable and interchangeable foil system, 2018 delivers the tools you need to explore the unchartered territories of your kiting.


What beckons from Beyond the Horizon? Find out at www.naishkites.com

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QUAD-TEX

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A collaboration between Teijin and Naish, Quad-Tex continues its reign as the strongest, most responsive kite canopy material on the market. Taking a “strength-first” approach, Quad-Tex is constructed with a matrix of 4x-reinforced ripstop, which is balanced for the optimal strength-to-weight ratio for heavy-duty rip protection. Quad-Tex continues to outperform leading canopy materials, testing over 30% stronger with the least elongation and stretch. The result is a more rigid, responsive kite that you can count on, day in and day out.

Learn More http://www.naishkites.com/quad-tex/


THRUST KS 1 FOIL & HOVER FOILBOARDS

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Brand new for 2018, the Thrust KS 1 Foil is fast and stable, inspiring confidence yet delivering plenty of straight line mojo. The Thrust KS 1 foil provides early take off, is smooth and stable in flight, while responsive to rider input, and has the wide range to fly at low speeds while remaining stable and controllable at high speeds.

The Hover foilboard line has also grown for 2018 with the addition of three new models. Joining the Hover 130 and 160 models are the ultra compact Hover 112, sleek and speedy Hover 138 and versatile and easy to use Hover 155.

View the Thrust KS 1 http://www.naishkites.com/product/thrust-ks-1-foil/

View the Hover Foilboard Range http://www.naishkites.com/products/foil/

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PIVOT: FREERIDE/WAVE

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Sizes: 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 14

Predictable power development, direct bar feel, intuitive steering and plenty of “sheet-in-and-go” are just a few characteristics that make the Pivot one of the most sought-after kites on the market. Adapting to a wide variety of wind and wave conditions, this kite features a medium aspect ratio for substantial low-end power, easy jumping and great upwind performance. Dynamic and responsive, it pivots quickly and easily on a small axis of rotation—with minimal power increase through turns—for super-smooth carving through waves and enhanced control going into and out of kiteloops.

The Pivot continues its subtle evolution with more technical changes to improve a better profile of the kite making the Pivot more balanced, reliable and predictable. By incorporating the Shark Teeth feature on the trailing edge, the Pivot an even, aerodynamic profile. This makes the Pivot lighter while keeping it forgiving, with outstanding low end power and direct bar feel.

Easy-handling, well-rounded and incredibly versatile, it’s clear to see how the Pivot has become the all-around choice for everyone, everywhere.

View the Pivot http://www.naishkites.com/product/pivot-freeride-wave/

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SLASH: PURE WAVE/STRAPLESS

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Sizes: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12

This ever-popular, pure wave/strapless kite has undergone some revisions for 2018 for improved all-around performance. While still maintaining its outstanding drift and consistent pull, the leading edge is now a little smaller and changing the wing tip by adding taper to make it turn even faster, an important characteristic when making quick reactions in the waves. This gives the kite a better torque transfer from the tip to the leading edge.

Constructed with Quad-Tex, the Slash also comes with our Shark Teeth feature keeping the profile of the kite even all the way to the trailing edge, making it lighter and more balanced. The Slash now comes in a 11m and 12m so you are able to ride in lighter winds working on and perfecting your strapless airs.

View the Slash http://www.naishkites.com/product/slash/

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TORCH WITH ESP: PRO PERFORMANCE/FREESTYLE

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Sizes: 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 14

Developed in collaboration with the world’s best kiteboarders in the most demanding conditions, the Torch has built a reputation for its exceptional freestyle/wakestyle ability. Perhaps the ultimate, fast-flying C-kite around, the Torch delivers precision response for hooked and unhooked riding. Its ESP setting allows riders to adjust the depower for more forgiving control while maintaining performance. Quad-Tex, the strongest kite canopy material on the market, and the addition of the Shark Teeth Trailing edge evenly spreads tension throughout the canopy for a stiffer, smoother feel throughout. Shark Teeth also creates a lighter kite overall, while protecting the trailing edge against wind damage and boosting longevity. Engineered for solid control and handling in strong winds, the Torch with ESP is the pinnacle of freestyle performance. .

View the Torch http://www.naishkites.com/product/torch/

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TORQUE CONTROL SYSTEMS

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The Torque Control Systems offer a function-rich design with the Torque Loop—the most advanced trim line system to date with a ball bearing swivel that keeps lines tangle-free. Extremely easy to release and reload, the patented Naish push-away quick release mechanism makes for consistently smooth operation regardless of line tension.

View the Torque Control System http://www.naishkites.com/products/control-systems/


TWIN TIPS

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From weekend warriors to the top freestyle kiters, Naish has the ideal board to fit any riding style. Fusing premium materials with cutting edge engineering, Naish twin tips feature superior shaping for performance that excels in any condition. For 2018, we've cut the gimmicks and refined the twintip line for exceptional durability and functionality. From the Triple-S winning Stomp to the perennial favorite Motion, no matter how or where you ride, there is a Naish twin tip to enhance your experience.

View the Naish Twin Tips http://www.naishkites.com/products/kiteboards/


DIRECTIONALS

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Bringing the experience of a lifetime spent riding waves, Naish directionals are made to perform no matter the conditions. Lightweight, durable and engineered for responsive performance, our full range of directionals has options for any condition from the lightwind-freeride Mutant, versatile wave Skater and Go-To and unmatched high-end performance from the Global.

View the Naish Directionals http://www.naishkites.com/products/directionals/

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Re: Beyond the Horizon - Naish Kiteboarding 2018

Postby Toby » Thu Aug 31, 2017 9:07 am

FOILING

KS 1 Foil

https://vimeo.com/229355986

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Hover 130

https://vimeo.com/229355339

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Hover 155

https://vimeo.com/229354955

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Hover 160

https://vimeo.com/229200210

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Hover 112

https://vimeo.com/229355880

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Hover 138

https://vimeo.com/229355766

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TWIN TIPS

Monarch

https://vimeo.com/229077537

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Stomp

https://vimeo.com/229078372

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Motion

https://vimeo.com/229079347

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Drive

https://vimeo.com/229079712

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Hero

https://vimeo.com/229077123

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Alana

https://vimeo.com/229075507

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DIRECTIONALS

Global

https://vimeo.com/229199882

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Skater

https://vimeo.com/229199603

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Go-To

https://vimeo.com/229198489

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Mutant

https://vimeo.com/229196317

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Re: Beyond the Horizon - Naish Kiteboarding 2018

Postby PAFF » Sat Sep 02, 2017 8:45 am

Looks good..


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